Mangalore, Jan 21, 2016: Samsara Group, a shipping logistic company headquartered in Mumbai, is set to commence handling container cargo ship on GMT service connecting Goa to Tuticorin via Colombo from January 27 onwards.
"This is the only direct service from Goa and New Mangalore to Colombo and Tuticorin," said Captain Tarun Gupta, General Manager, Samsara Group.
The ship named MV MOUNT BOKOR has the capacity to carry about 1,100 TU (Twenty Equivalent Unit) of cargo every time it leaves from Goa, he said.
The company already has slot agreement on another ship MV TIGER GOMAN on GMT service, which regularly plies between Goa to New Mangalore and then to Colombo with about 1250 TEUs.
The ships would depart from Marmagao Port Trust (MPT), in Goa.