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New Mangalore Port Traffic Up 6.29%

April 11, 2014

MT Humanity is the first VLCC handled by the port (Photo: NMPT)

MT Humanity is the first VLCC handled by the port (Photo: NMPT)

New Mangalore Port recorded growth of 6.29% in cargo handling during the financial year 2013-14, GAC informs.

The port handled 39.36 million tons of traffic, compared to 37.03 million in 2012-13.

Of the total, 14.94 million tons (up from 14.21 million) was imported crude oil for the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. Coal, another major import commodity for the port, contributed 8.34 million tons (up 6.91 million to the total cargo handled.

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