Chennai Port crosses 50 mt throughput, all set achieve new high in Container handling

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 23-03-2018        Tweet

CHENNAI: Chennai Port has crossed 50 million tonnes in cargo handling on March 20, 2018 in the ongoing financial year 2017-18. On the container front, the Port surpassed last year’s throughput of 1.494 million tonnes by achieving 1.499 million tonnes on the same day.

The fact that the Port achieved 50 million tonnes plus throughput consecutively, despite stiff competition from neighbouring ports, is a commendable feat, highlighted a release.

The Chairman thanked the trade fraternity for the confidence shown in Chennai Port in enabling it to achieve this landmark, the release added.