TUTICORIN: V O Chidambaranar Port Trust created a new record by handling 48,701 Metric Tonnes of Thermal Coal in a day at North Cargo Berth -I from the vessel Vishva Nidhi on 20 March 2018 surpassing the previous single day record of 42,508 Metric Tonnes of Thermal Coal at North Cargo Berth -I from the vessel MV. Pangea on 14.01.2018. Sical Logistics Ltd., were the Steamer and Stevedore Agent.
North Cargo Berth -I, the captive berth of Neyveli Thermal Power Plant has handled 3.28 Million Tonnes of Thermal Coal during the financial year 2016-17 and 3.11 Million Tonnes of Thermal Coal during the current financial year up to February, 2018.
Shri I. Jeyakumar, IRTS., Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust while thanking the stakeholders, officers and the employees of the Port who have contributed to achieve this record conveyed that this Port is continuously striving to achieve improvement in performance and productivity in order to attract more volume of traffic through the Port. The Chairman requested all the concerned to continue to improve the performance in future also.