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CICT strategically marketing Port of Colombo internationally

Attracts maiden call of OCEAN ALLIANCE vessel in Colombo



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Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) recently welcomed the maiden call of CMA CGM Nabucco, the first vessel under the Ocean Alliance to call on the Port of Colombo. The vessel operated by CMA CGM was the first in a new weekly service attracted to Colombo by CICT this year, and will operate under the USEC 3 Columbus Suez service of the Ocean Alliance, the company said.

"The introduction of this new service demonstrates how CICT continues to play the anchor role in attracting new volumes through the Port of Colombo,"Ray Ren , CEO of CICT said. "This is in line with our concept and focus of marketing the Port internationally as one unit for the benefit of all terminals, thereby enhancing the position of the Port of Colombo as a major common-user transhipment hub."

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