Tata Steel has successfully completed the first multi-modal shipment of 960 tonnes of steel rebars from West Bengal's Haldia Port to Tripura's Agartala. On 8 January 2023, MV Bulker I barge was flagged off from the Haldia port. The first leg of the journey was through the inland waterways using Indo-Bangladesh Protocol route to the transfer point at Ashuganj port in Bangladesh. The bars were then unloaded and the second leg transportation via road to a Land Port Authority of India warehouse at Agartala at the India-Bangladesh border was carried out. In the third and final leg of the journey, trucks were used to transship goods from this warehouse to the distributor's warehouse in Agartala. Tata Martrade International Logistics Limited was in-charge of the entire logistics management for this maiden voyage. The entire transportation from flag-off to the receiving of material at distributor’s warehouse was completed in 17 days.Earlier in 2022, the Company had successfully shipped 1,800 tonnes of finished steel products from Haldia Port in West Bengal to Pandu Port in Assam using the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol route via the Brahmaputra River.