Pipavav: APM Terminals Pipavav, one of the leading gateway ports in Western India in collaboration with GVK EMRI (GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute) has facilitated a 24×7 advance life support ambulance for the nearby villages – Shiyalbet, Rampara and Bherai.
The port has facilitated this service for the benefit of the community and to help with any emergency that might arise in the vicinity. The ambulance will be positioned at Port Medical Centre and will be ready to move at any given point of a medical emergency. It will be operated by a centralised call system by GVK EMRI. EMRI is an experienced not-for-profit organisation providing integrated emergency response services in Gujarat since 2007 in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode.
Commenting on Company’s initiatives, Jakob Friis Sørensen, MD, APM Terminals Pipavav said, “The local Communities around the Port is an important part of our ecosystem and as a responsible Corporate Citizen, their health and safety is of prime importance. We understand the need for an advanced life support system during emergencies. We are therefore happy to associate with GVK EMRI who have been at the forefront in case of any health emergency.”