- First Cargo with Food products stuffed Container left for ICTT
sent the first consignment of food products to International Container Terminal, Vallarpadam on
21st March 2012. The export consignment belong to Global Exporter, Thrissur to load on to
Vessel : MV.Rajiv Gandhi at ICTT.
The first container of export cargo flagged off by senior cine artist Mr.Janardanan in the
presence of Mr.M.A.Nazer, Chairman, Mr.N.S.Ramachandran, Mr.M.A.Habeeb
Director, Mr.Ramesh Menon, Director of Transglobal and Mr.Suresh.K.A.Nair CEO of
Waterways Logistics India Ltd. Mr.Krishnadas CEO of D.P.World, Mr.Sumesh Padpanabhan,
Head of operation, Mr.Rajeev Menon
Mr. Nazer, Chairman, Transglobal, while announcing the opening of ICD facility in Mathilakam
with modern infrastructure, said that this new facility would offer quality and excellent services
for handling and temporary storage of both import and export bound, laden or empty containers,
carried out under the Customs control. He further stated that their warehousing capacity is
50,000 Sq. Ft. and with necessary modern handling systems of fork lifts and Reach stackers,
and also installed a customer friendly environment by providing Electronic Data Interchange
(EDI) systems network at their premises, he said. A separate facility of office space is also
provided for CHAs and steamer Agents, he said.
Mr. Nazer also said that they established a single window system that includes all customs
formalities inside ICD to cater to the smooth transition at ICTT Vallarpadam. He said the
International Container Terminal will get further strength and support from this ICD facility,
offering the trade fast and safe Transporting and also requested the trade to utilize this
opportunity for their benefit.
Mr.N.S.Ramachandran IRS (Retd.) CEO, Transglobal, said that Transglobal ICD is being
promoted with an investment of Rs.55 crores and being a total logistics operator, the ICD is
specialized in transport, warehousing and network operations, providing top class and
comprehensive services- all under one roof. He also said that the ICD operations of group
supported by a full fledged skilled team of dedicated people with all the latest infrastructure
facilities. With the commencements of ICTT operations at Vallarpadam, the group has already
received invitations from various international companies to join hands for international
shipping and logistics support, he said.