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Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal Crosses Key Milestone in Handling TEUs


Port Wings News Network:

Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd., a container terminal at Berth No. 8 of V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust – Tuticorin,  has announced the achievement of key milestone – 2 Million TEUs in March 2021, through its enduring, enhanced customer service and productivity levels amidst the challenges faced by global pandemic COVID-19.

According to a media statement, DBGT achieved the earlier feat of handling 1 Million TEUs in June 2019 since their startup of commercial operations from the Y2014. Remarkably, it took just 21 months for DBGT to reach the milestone accomplishment of 2 million TEUs as contributed by handling of 633 vessels. DBGT stands at the forefront of technological advancements with the prevalence of higher productivity levels.

DBGT expressed sincere appreciation to the trade fraternity, customers, and employees, who have been a part of this achievement. “Our achievement is gratifying and reflects the results of our relentless commitment towards accommodating growing requirements from our customers,” a media statement from the terminal said.

To celebrate the achievement, a small function was organized on 17 March 2021 inside the terminal premises with the key members from Tuticorin trade fraternity and DBGT employees who are the pillars of this achievement.

“The management takes pride in this achievement which stand as a testimony for the combined efforts of all its employees during these difficult times. DBGT is continuously striving to achieve improvement on overall terminal performance to serve the trade with more values surpassing the previously set performance benchmarks and marching towards the next milestone of hitting 3 Million TEUs optimistically in a much shorter period when compared to the volume achieved at present,” the statement further added.

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