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SCI enhances its presence on Indian coast; starts East Coast of India Express (ECX Service)



SCIMumbai, March 23, 2019:   SCI, the national carrier of India is presently connecting 8 major ports on West, South and East coast of India. After introduction of dedicated Port Blair Service connecting Chennai-Kolkata-Port Blair, SCI is now commencing a dedicated SCI service on East Coast of India namely East Coast of India Express Service (ECX Service). In its endeavour to always cater to the trade requirements, SCI at the request of various valued customers has decided to introduce this service. This service will facilitate shipping solutions to the Indian trade and further enhance connectivity on India’s East Coast from various locations.

SCI which already has an established Coastal market covering east and west coast of India will further be strengthened with introduction of ECX service and will help in further increasing inter connectivity, ECX service can also serve as a feeder service for long haul exim cargo of Indian East Coast. This SCI‘s move will further enhance efforts to promote Sagarmala Project for connecting and developing Indian coastal ecosystem.

The service will commence Ex Colombo from 23rd March, 2019 and the port rotation will be:
Kattupalli – Krishnapatnam – Haldia – Paradip – Visakhapatnam – Kattupalli.