Record Coal Handling by Mundra Port
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer and operator, today accomplished a discharge record of 1,64,914 metric tons of steam coal from vessel MV Marijeannie within 24 hours.
MV Marijeannie carrying 1, 67,152 metric tons of steam coal for Adani Power Limited berthed at Mundra Port’s West Basin Port on 4 May 2016 by the port’s marine team. The entire vessel discharge was completed within 25 hours 15 minutes through efficient and versatile planning and execution,
On this Milestone Mr. Ennarasu Karunesan CEO – APSEZ Mundra & Tuna Ports said “I would like to compliment my team for setting this record in India and the stake holders for having the trust in us. This goes in line with the Chairman’s vision of supply driven infrastructure through automation thereby emerging again as the best coal import terminal in the world.”
The current handling capacity of west port is 60 MMT of coal per annum. This record stands out as the fastest discharge rate in the history of any port in India.