Container Shipping

IRISL INDIA offers its clients a highly professional, reliable and efficient container shipping service. With a fleet of self-owned vessels that offer clients the assurance of swift and safe movement across global waters, IRISL ensures that it can handle and deliver all types of containerized cargo.

IRISL in fact, handles nearly every aspect of container shipping and has its own inventory of Standard, Open Top, High Cube and Flat Rack containers. This enables it to offer a “vessel plus container” service advantage to all its clients and ensure a globally benchmarked service offering.

Currently IRISL India offers its valued clientele a dedicated service called IIX - the India-Iran Express Service Loop. This service offering functions with a fleet of three vessels having a total capacity of 3300 TEU, (1100 TEU each). IRISL also has an ECL Service which offers connecting onward sailings to Europe/Med ports via Bandar Abbas.

The route currently is a container shipping loop that operates from two major exit hubs i.e KICT (Kandla) and (NSICT) Nhava Sheva. It also handles transshipped containers in Bandar Abbas via Far East, South East Asia, North Europe & Mediterranean sea ports, enabling shipping in the shortest possible transit time to Bandar Chabahar, Umm Qasr in Iraq, Bandar Imam Khomeini (BIK), and vice versa.




  • Dedicated service timelines and routes
  • Capabilities to handle diverse cargo
  • Inventory of self-owned cargo containers
  • Highly responsive and well informed team
  • Efficient transshipment capabilities
  • Fast turnaround at ports
  • Complete and error free documentation