Haldia International Container Terminal (HICT) proudly announces successful handling of exports of Reefer cargo from Haldia Dock Complex(HDC). 

  • Haldia docks with advantage of higher draft, faster turnaround of Vessels, dedicated berthing window facility backed by integrated container operations by HICT has helped customers located in east coast of India to achieve: 
  • Less lead time from Factory/ warehouse/CFS to Port with 24 hours state and national highway connectivity.
  • Flexibility in cut offs (with no addl. charges) providing sufficient time to plan shipments/logistics. Dedicated berthing window creating confidence in exporters to inform definite cargo arrivals to their international clients.
  • Shipping lines and Feeder operators gains from Safe and prompt operations with higher space on vessels.
  • Vessel and Yard operations carried out with sophisticated Terminal operating system providing Track and Trace capabilities of containers inside HICT managed terminal. 

We have handled first reefer shipment of reputed Shrimps exporters namely KNC Agro/ Nezami Rekha and AFS Exports who have trusted Haldia as better alternative for their increased business.

It’s worthwhile to mention on seamless time saving operations wherein lead time of just 1-2 days from date of gate-in of laden reefer units to loading on target vessels was achieved.

The closer co-operations between Shipping line Customer service, Operations along with Clearing agents, transporters, HDC officials and HICT Team made positive difference in smooth supply chain which is a must in reefer handling. 

Considering huge potential of Reefer trade, exports as well imports, HDC and HICT have decided to augment existing reefer plug points whereby new reefer container handling facility shall be created within the Container Parking Yard at HICT which will be a big relief to reefer customers.

We thank Maersk line and CMACGM who have chosen HICT as an alternate gateway port adding value to their customers.

We will always remain grateful to HALDIA Docks officials who supported in improving the ecosystem with proactive trade friendly policies. 

We sincerely look forward to continuous patronage of Reefer Exporters / Importers / Shipping lines/ Clearing agents and Transporters.