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Chidambaranar Port handles record traffic of 36.9-mn-tonne

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New Delhi | Sunday, Mar 19 2017 IST
V O Chidambaranar Port, has crossed the previous financial year's traffic of 36.85-million-tonne 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-tonne till 17.03. 2017, with an impressive cargo growth at 4.77 per cent as compared with the same period of last financial year.The cargo that contributed to this record performance includes, Coal to NTPL (64.11 per cent), Wheat (433.61 per cent), Lime Stone (8.37 per cent), Phosphoric Acid (106.42 per cent), Fertilisers (16.07 per cent), Fertiliser Raw Materials (7.18 per cent), Construction Materials (28.75 per cent), and Containerised cargo (5.02 per cent).The Port has also created an achievement in container traffic by handling 613,617 TEUs up to 17.03.2017 and crossed the previous financial year's record traffic of 611,714 TEUs.UNI ADP SNU 1547

-- (UNI) -- C-1-1-DL0429-1194804.Xml

 
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