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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

APM Terminals Inland Services provides new community services in Chennai

logo apm- Programs include access to safe drinking water, housing for flood affected villages and solar-powered street lights.

Chennai, May 22, 2017: APM Terminals Inland Services South Asia has initiated several new programs to assist local communities in villages around Chennai in India’s Tamil Nadu State.

Inaugurated by APM Terminals India, Middle East & Africa Portfolio HeadDavid Skov –, these programs are the latest example of the company’s commitment to building sustainable strategies for the people of the area near the APM Terminals Inland Services Chennai facility.

These efforts include providing assistanceto tribal families affected by the floods by the establishment ofnew residential and sanitary facilities, and the installation of solar-powered street lights in the village of Anuppampattu.

APM Terminals Inland Services has also established three RO (Reverse Osmosis) plants to ensure safe drinking water for local villagers. RO treatment plants areused to remove salts and other impurities from local water sources. Three RO plants with a combined capacity of 48,000 liters per day were installed at Anuppampattu and Uthandikandigai villages and will provide water for over 2,400 families.

internal A VenkataramanGiven the flood-prone nature of the region, APM Terminals Inland Services, in consensus with the village panchayats of Aladu, Nalur and Anuppampattu,equipped these villages with disaster rescue material. Material provided includes life jackets, lifebuoys, blankets, stretchers and first aid box, head lights, gum boots and rope.

“APM Terminals Inland Services is deeply committed to serving the communities in which we live and work by pursuing projects which are sustainable and have lasting positive impact for these communities” said APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. Managing Director Ajit Venkataraman.

About APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd.
APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. is part of APM Terminals-part of the Maersk Group – an integrated transport and logistics company and a global leader in container, shipping, and ports. Providing the world’s most geographically balanced global terminal networkwith a presence in 69 countries, APM Terminals is a leading global port and cargo inland services provider.

APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. is a specialist in inland services offering container freight stations (CFS) with a total bonded yard area of 2.6 million sq. ft.), warehousing, transportation and container solutions through world class infrastructure in Nhava Sheva, Chennai, Dadri, Pipavav and Tuticorin. Marrying its global capabilities with local expertise, over the last two decades, APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. has been offering end-to-end inland container logistics solutions in complex environments.

Press release: 22 May 2017

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