Introduction to CITPL
Chennai International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL) is a subsidiary of PSA International, one of the leading global port groups, PSA participates in around 40 terminals in 16 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas with flagship operations in PSA Singapore Terminals and PSA Antwerp. PSA strives to continue growing its port network alongside its shipping line customers and become the preferred partner to port stakeholders across the world. Employing the finest talents in the industry, PSA delivers reliable and best-in-class service to its customers and develops win-win relationships with its partners. As the port operator of choice in the world’s gateway hubs, PSA is “The World’s Port of Call”.CITPL started operations in 2009 and has achieved 6 millionth TEU benchmark in October 2018.
It handled more than 940,000 TEUS throughput in 2018. CITPL was accredited with multiple Exim achievement awards and won the South East Cargo & Logistics Awards – Container Terminal of the Year awards in 2013, 2017 and 2018.
CITPL operates within Chennai Port one of the 12 Major Ports in India, which is strategically located on the southeastern coast of India, close to many key manufacturing, industrial and economic zonal development centres. The Terminal serves numerous container corridors for South India states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry. Chennai also houses the automobile manufacturing giants in the country.
The Terminal is connected to India’s railway network with its on-dock rail siding facilities and is positioned to serve the growing rail traffic, which the Government of India has been promoting. CITPL is also well connected by road to the hinterland markets owing to its proximity to national highways NH4, NH5 and NH45.