V.O.Chidambaranar Port handles record traffic of 36.91 million tonnes

10 days ago | 19-03-2017 | IBNS



New Delhi, Mar 19 : V. O. Chidambaranar Port, has crossed the previous financial year's traffic of 36.85 million tonnes on 17.03.2017, 14 days ahead of the completion of the current financial year.

The Port has handled a record traffic of 36.91 Million tonnes till 17.03.2017, with an impressive cargo growth at 4.77% as compared with the same period of last financial year.

The cargoe that contributed to this record performance includes, Coal to NTPL (64.11 %), Wheat (433.61%), Lime Stone(8.37%), Phosphoric Acid(106.42%), Fertilizers(16.07%), Fertilizer Raw Materials(7.18%), Construction Materials(28.75%), and Containerised cargo(5.02%).

The Port has also created an achievement in container traffic by handling 613,617 TEUs upto 17.03.2017 and crossed the previous financial years record traffic of 611,714 TEUs.