V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust created a
new record by handling 51,413 metric tonnes of coal in a single day at IXth
berth from the vessel MV Ultra Gujarat, surpassing the previous record of
45,396 metric tonnes of coal handled in a single day at IXth berth from the
vessel MV Sea Hope. M/s. Seaport Shipping Pvt Ltd is the steamer and Stevedore
During the current financial
year 2018-19 (Up to June 14, 2018), V.O. Chidambaranar Port
Trust has handled 28.49 lakh tonnes of coal surpassing
the previous year's achievement of 26.49 lakh tonnes registering
an increase of 7.15 percent.
Rinkesh Roy, IRTS, chairman, V.O.
Chidambaranar Port Trust while thanking all the stake holders, officers and the
employees of the port who have contributed to achieve these records, 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.