MV Bhavya, the first ever containerised movement from Haldia International Container Terminal (HICT), kickstarted its journey via inland waterways – National Waterway 1 at the Haldia Dock Complex (KoPT) on July 30.
The vessel, operated by Adani Logistics, left from Haldia in West Bengal for Patna in Bihar. It was flagged off by G Senthilvel, deputy chairman of Haldia Dock Complex and Captain Anil Singh – CEO of Adani Inland Waterways in the presence of Haldia Dock Complex officials and Captain Sudeep Banerjee, head of HICT.
MV Bhagya was loaded with 48×20’ laden containers and 4×20’ empty containers. Adani Wilmar’s edible oil in its packaged form was shipped in the containers.
The vessel reached GR jetty-II in Kolkata the following day, where it was formally flagged off by Pravir Pandey, chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India and Vinit Kumar, chairman of KoPT.