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Paradip Port Handles Longest Vessel Ever Berthed in Inner Harbour


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MV URJA, the Cape Size 1,04,016 DWT Vessel with 291.9 Mtrs LOA and 45 Mtrs Beam berthed at the Central Quay (CQ) – 1 on 05 November

MV URJA owned by the Adani Group with PANAMA Flag is the longest vessel ever berthed in the inner Harbour of Paradip Port. For the first time, such a Cape size vessel has been smoothly maneuvered into the artificial lagoon type of Harbour of the Port by Captain A.K.Mohapatra, Harbour Master along with Captain A.C.Sahoo and Captain Sanjam Dash with Marine Staff.

MV URJA has arrived at Paradip Port to unload One Lakh Metric Tonnes of import Steam Coal for Adani Enterprisers Ltd., which was loaded at the Richards Bay Port of South Africa. The Captain along with crew members of the ship were felicitated by Paradip Port Authority for such vessel to berthed at Paradip.

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 development and modernization facilities of the port.

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