The MoU signifies a strengthened 25-year relationship between Maersk and Tamil Nadu, highlighting the state’s appealing business ecosystem, robust infrastructure, and future-ready talent pool.
Vikash Agarwal, Managing Director, South Asia, Maersk, expressed enthusiasm about the state’s potential for investment and announced plans to develop land for integrated logistics hubs, build warehousing infrastructure, and establish a sustainable distribution network.
Currently linked to the global ocean network through Maersk’s two major service calls, Tamil Nadu is set to benefit from Maersk’s distribution network, connecting ocean ports to manufacturers and consumers. Maersk’s proposed investment includes the creation of logistics hubs, incorporating global best practices for efficiency and resilience, along with a fleet of electric trucks to ensure environmentally friendly distribution.V. Vishnu, Managing Director and CEO, Guidance, Tamil Nadu, welcomed the collaboration, emphasising the role of effective logistics in attracting global investments. The Government of Tamil Nadu commits to providing Maersk with essential support, facilitating swift decision-making, and creating an environment conducive to implementing cutting-edge technology and global best practices.