Bahrain's Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), operated by APM Terminals Bahrain, has welcomed MV Songa Iridium on her maiden voyage to the port on September 18.
This is the first vessel to be deployed by feeder and shortsea operator Feedertech on the UISC service. Ports on the rotation of this service include Bahrain – Jebel Ali – Karachi - Mundra – Sohar – Jebel Ali – Shuaiba – Umm Qasr – Bahrain.
This new service aims at fulfilling increasing customer demand for improved frequency and connectivity to/from Bahrain to ports in the Upper-Gulf and the Indian Sub-Continent, said a statement.
Feedertech is represented in Bahrain by National Shipping Agency, part of the Al Sharif Group.
Commemorating the voyage, a plaque exchange took place at Khalifa Bin Salman Port attended by Nezar Jamsheer and Mohamed Almahmood from the Ports & Maritime Affairs, Hassan Al Sharif and Hussain Al Sharif from Al Sharif Group, Captain Miroslaw Zdolski, the Vessel Master and Mihir Mishra and Mahesh Manikoth from APM Terminals Bahrain. – TradeArabia News Service