Fifth year in a row : PPT achieves 100 MMT mark in Cargo Handling


Paradip : Paradip Port achieved yet another 100 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) of cargo handling fifth year in row. Despite COVID-19 crisis and huge shortfall in iron ore exports, it once again repeated the feat by crossing the 100 MMT mark in succession and achieved cargo throughput of 100.04 MMT till 18th February in the current fiscal. Notably, last year the coveted mark of 100 MMT was achieved on February 21st 2021. In spite of shortfall of Iron Ore/Pellet shipments by 30.24 %, PPT could achieve 36.86% % growth in coastal Shipping of Coal and 6.77% growth in POL, by showing better efficiency and that too in 3 days before, in comparison to the last fiscal.

Marking the occasion, symbolic cake cutting was done today at Officers’ Club by Shri P.L. Haranadh, Chairman, PPT in presence of Shri A.K. Bose, Dy. Chairman and other HoDs and Dy. HoDs.

For the above feat, Shri Haranadh, Chairman, PPT congratulated all Officers/Employees, the user industries, Stevedores, Steamer Agents, Trade Unions, PPP Operators to have their continued faith in the ability of the Port to serve them.  Congratulating the employees and officers of the Port for their continued commitment to serve the trade, Chairman, PPT takes the pleasure of appreciating the support of Govt. authorities like Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (GoI), Govt. of Odisha, Indian Railways, Customs, Immigration Department, Dock Safety, MMD as well as the trusted partnership with all Service Providers/Terminal Operators for their sustained effort.

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