Major Ports Deendayal and Paradip Port Trust, recently crossed 100 MMT (Million Metric Tons) in cargo handling.
Deendayal port situated in Kutch, Gujarat erstwhile known as Kandla Port, handled 13.25 MMT of liquid cargo and 43.76 MMT of Dry cargo & containers at Kandla.
As per an official release from the ministry of Shipping it also handled 43.30 MMT at Vadinar (which includes transhipment), while containerized cargo crossed 4.50 lakh TEU during this period, grossing a total of 100 MMT overall.
Similarly Paradip Port Trust (PPT) recently handled 100 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) of cargo for the fourth year in row.
Mr Vinit Kumar, Chairman, PPT, congratulated the user industries, stevedores, steamer agents, and trade unions on this achievement and thanked them for their continued faith in the ability of the port to serve them.