The new Chipolbrok vessel MV Herbert with the distinction of being one of the largest multipurpose heavy lift ships in the world, made its maiden call at Mumbai Port on March 17, 2023.
Senior officials from Chipolbrok, Gdynia Mr Janusz Kuzmicki & Capt Han Rui travelled to Mumbai to host a small get-together organized onboard the vessel to mark the occasion, alongwith Vessel Master & crew......Which saw participation from trade invitees, customers from project cargo segment & logistics service providers, senior Mumbai Port officials, as well as representatives from Samsara Shipping Private Limited, Chipolbrok’s General Agent in India.
The Master of the vessel- Capt Mordacz Marcin Kamil was honoured by Capt Manish Verma,Vice President, Samsara Shipping Private Limited with a momento.
The 62,000-DWT geared vessel, which is less than a year old, has a carrying capacity of about 72,000 Cu.M. , well equipped with four cranes ( 2 x 150 mt + 2 x 80 mt) with maximum lifting capacity upto 300 Metric Tons . It came to Mumbai on its maiden voyage directly from Antwerp and Hamburg and unloaded a significant volume of steel and project cargo.
The vessel sailed out on March 19th towards Qatar from where she will head to Turkey carrying a full load of house-construction modules for those impacted by the recent devastating earthquake.
I Mr Janusz Kuzmicki, Manager - Commercial Department, Shipping Division CHIPOLBROK Gdynia, gave a brief address bringing out the features of the vessel and its capability. He thanked the trade for its support to Chipolbrok’s services connecting India and also thanked Mumbai Port officials & their Shipping Agent Samsara Shipping, for the constant support extended to Chipolbrok and Mumbai Port officials too assured their continued support to Chipolbrok’s services.