V O Chidambaranar Port Tuticorin created a new record by handling
14,800 Metric Tonnes of Cattle Feed from the vessel MV. Meray Glyfada on April
third surpassing the previous Single Day record of 10,748 Metric Tonnes. Hari
& Co is the Steamer and stevedore Agent and SurajImpex(India) Pvt Ltd.., Indore is the consigner.
During the last financial year, V.O. Chidambaranar Port had
handled 1,38,969 Metric Tonnes of Cattle Feed, During April alone the Port has
handled 23,953 Metric Tonnes.Cattle Feed is being imported through
V.O.Chidambaranar Port for using in Poultry and Cattle farms and Oil extraction Industry. Mostly,
Cattle Feed is being imported from Ukraine.
Chairman of the Port I. Jeyakumar, while
thanking the stakeholders, officers and the employees of the Port who have
contributed to achieve this record conveyed that this Port is continuously
striving to achieve improvement in Performance and productivity in order to
attract more volume of traffic through the Port. The Chairman requested all the concerned to
continue to improve the performance in future.