Port Wings News Network:
M.T.ALICE (LOA-183.2m) had called Chennai Port on her maiden voyage on 17 April 2018 and berthed at WQ2 with 36500 Tonnes of Crude Sunflower Oil. This is the highest parcel size under the category of edible oil ever handled at the Port.
According to a media statement, this surpasses the previous highest parcel size of 35000 Tonnes of Palm Oil handled by the vessel M.T. AZOV SEA (LOA-182.5m) which was berthed on 15 September 2016 under edible oil category. The vessel M.T. ALICE sail out from the Port on 27 April 2018.
The entire consignment is being imported by M/s.KTV Health Food Pvt Ltd., one of the leading oil importers who regularly bring large volume of edible oil through Chennai Port.
Chairman, Chennai Port Trust congratulated the Steamer Agent M/s.RYK Freight Forwarders Pvt Ltd and the importer M/s. KTV Health Food Pvt Ltd., for bringing large parcel size vessel and assured full support of the Port for facilitating such achievements in future.