On 28.11.2018, V.O. Chidambaranar
Port, for the first time in Port’s history handled a vessel with parcel size of
82,170 MT says a release.
The vessel ‘MV BOTTIGLIERI GIORGIO
AVINO’ with a draft of 14 metreswas docked at the Berth-9 at 15.36Hrs.
The Italian flagged vessel ‘MV
BOTTIGLIERI GIOGIO AVINO’’ with 93,275 DWT, Length of 229.2metres and beam of 38metres
arrived from the Port of Mina Saqr, United Arab Emirates with limestone,destined
for Eastern BulkTrading,Chennai, India
Cements, Thalaiyuthu and Naga Limited, Dindigul.The Agents and Stevedores for
the vessel is Seaport Logistics Pvt Ltd. Tuticorin.
Earlier, the Port had handled 77,000
MT parcel size vessed coal MV Yannis Gorgias on 02.11.2018.
CaptJ. Kingston Neel Durai, Pilot under
the guidance of Capt. Bhabatosh Chand, Deputy Conservator effectively guided
the ship safely to the berth.
ShriN.Vaiyapuri Deputy Chairman, V.O.
Chidambaranar Port thanked the entire team which brought the vessel with parcel
size of 82,170 MT to the Port and stated that, ‘the Port is promptly addressing
the needs of its customers and with the recently executed Maintenance dredging
and developmental projects on the
horizon, this record-parcel size vessel calling the Port will be a game changer
to the Port to handle more cargo and the trade to reap the benefit of ‘Economy
of Scale’ in handling Coal, Lime Stone, Rock Phosphate and other Bulk cargo’.