Paradip International Cargo Terminal attains record feat in steel, aluminium handling

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Paradip International Cargo Terminal (PICT) announced that it broke all previous records of loading aluminium ingots for Vedanta on vessel MV FUZEYYA at PICT berth 02 on March 05 and export loading of Steel Billets on vessel MV PAN KRISTINE at PICT berth 01 on March 08.

“As customary, PICT accorded the highest priority for its customer and did extensive planning before the vessel berthed for suitable storage, feeding, and loading on the ship with utmost safety. After comprehensive planning, the vessel berthed on March 04, 2021. During the operation, PICT achieved the record loading rate of 5,757 MT in 24 hours on March 05, 2021, surpassing the previous record of 4079 MT of similar cargo on February 22, 2020 in MV INTEGRITY DAIDO,” says a press statement issued by the port company.

PICT achieved the record loading rate of 13,946.2 MT in 24 hours, surpassing the previous record

Regarding the record handling of steel, the release says, “Jindal Steel and Power nominated vessel MV PAN KRISTINE at PICT Berth no.1 for export loading of Steel Billets of 30,532.055 MT for Qingdao (China) on March 08, 2021.

After comprehensive planning, the vessel berthed on March 07. During the operation, PICT achieved the record loading rate of 13,946.2 MT in 24 hours, surpassing the previous record 12,993.45 MT in the same vessel on March 7. The earlier record was of 12,931.640 MT of similar cargo on July 02, 2020 in MV BLUE BALESTIER.

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