Port Wings News Network:
Paradip Port has added yet another feather to its cap by successfully competing movement of 24 vessels within 24 hours on 03 December 2017.
According to a media statement, in the first shift – nine vessels, in the second shift – seven vessels, and in the third shift – eight vessels were handled by the Marine Department of PPT and a total of 2,37,341 MT Cargo was handled on the same day.
Commenting on the commendable performance, Mr A.K. Mohapatra, Dy. Conservator (I/c) and Harbour Master, PPT, said, “This has been possible due to agile Marine Pilots of PPT, concerned stevedores and the co-operation extended by the Traffic Dept. Previous record stood at 19 vessels handled by PPT in a single day. ” He also thanked Mr Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT, for his exemplary guidance.
Paradip Port is now gearing up to handle Cape size vessels regularly inside the Harbour to enhance the Cargo throughput as it is vying for the coveted top position in the Country with a slew of other infrastructure and modernisation facilities of the Port.