Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) took delivery of 32 containers that are made in India by a container manufacturing firm in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. Dr.Mansukh Mandviya, Minister of Health and Family Welfare tweeted this information through his Twitter handle, reports India Shipping News.
Promoting Make-in-India and AtmaNirbhar Bharat initiatives
CONCOR towards promoting Make-in-India and AtmaNirbhar Bharat initiatives, has provided a fillip to container manufacturing by placing orders for domestic production of containers. This aligns with India’s plan to transform the maritime sector over the next 10 years and help ensure a consistent supply of Made in India containers while reducing the cost of trade.
In another development, Indian Register of Shipping (IRS), the leading international ship classification society, has completed prototype testing of indigenously manufactured containers in accordance with IMO International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC).
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Source: India Shipping News