Container line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) will prioritise delivery of containers carrying Covid-related medical devices and emergency relief supplies bound for India for a nominal sum of US$1 in light of a severe second wave of infections in the country
The medical devices mainly include medical-grade oxygen, oxygen tanks, oxygen bottles, oxygen concentrators, steel pipes for manufacturing oxygen cylinders and associated equipment.
An official from HMM said, “Even though we are experiencing the shortage of both vessel space and containers worldwide, humanitarian activities should come first. We would like to carry out our social responsibilities with our all-round expertise and experience, while at the same time serving the world better than what we used to do.”
Container line ZIM previously announced it would also ship oxygen to India for a token sum of US $1 per container.
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