Milestones

2011
20 March 2011
GPL handled the largest fully laden coal vessel to have called at any Indian Port by successfully handling Capesize vessel "MV Gracious Eternity "(180,199 Dwt). GPL had earlier handled "MV Cape Baltic "(177,536 dwt ) on 04 October 2010, RINL's MV Rubin Artiems" (151,396 dwt) on 31 October 2009 and MV Ocean Dragon" (151,049 dwt) on 15th January 2009 which was then the largest Coal vessel to have called at any Indian Port. Since January 2009 GPL has successfully handled more than 50 fully laden Cape size vessels.
27 February 2011
GPL achieves the highest discharge rate for a Handymax vessel MV Doric Samurai by discharging entire parcel of 54999 MT Non Coking Coal cargo in 22.30 hours translating to an average discharge rate of 58665.6 MT in 24 hours. - Master Certificate
24 February 2011
GPL achieves the highest discharge rate for a Panamax vessel MV Welsucess by discharging 65349 MT of Coking Coal cargo in 24 hours and thus improving on its earlier record discharge of 61677 MT of Non Coking Coal Cargo in 24 hours achieved on 08 January 2010 for vessel MV Prabhu Puni. - Master Certificate
18 January 2011
GPL achieves the highest discharge rate for a Handymax vessel MV Pearl Halo by discharging 30392 MT of Coal &cargo in 14.15 hours (Lightning operation) translating to an average discharge rate of 51548 MT in 24 hours. - Master Certificate
2010
08 January 2010
Gangavaram Port sets record by discharging 73,587 MT of Coal from Panamax Vessel "MV Prabhu Puni" (76,015 dwt) and completing discharge operations in 36 hours, the highest average discharge rate ever achieved for any Panamax vessel at any Indian Port.
04 October 2010
GPL handled the largest fully laden coal vessel to have called at Indian Port by successfully handling Capesize vessel "MV Cape Baltic "(177,536 dwt). GPL had earlier handled RINL's MV Rubin Artiems" (151,396 dwt) on 31st October 2009 and MV Ocean Dragon" (151,049 dwt) on 15th January 2009 which was then the largest Coal vessel to have called at any Indian Port.
2009
06 November 2009
Gangavaram Port sets historic record by discharging an unpresented 80,514 Metric Tonnes (MT) of Coal cargo in 24 hours from Capesize vessel "MV China" carrying Non Coking Coal cargo for Adani Enterprises Limited ('AEL'), surpassing its earlier record of discharging 71,808 MT of Non Coking Coal in a single day from Cape size vessel "MV Go Patoro" (150,108 dwt) on 30th May, 2009.
31 October 2009
GPL handled the largest coal vessel to have called at Indian Ports by successfully handling Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited's ('RINL') Capesize vessel "MV Rubin Artiems" (151,396 dwt). GPL had earlier handled RINL's" MV Ocean Dragon" (151,049 dwt) on 15th January 2009 which was then the largest Coal vessel to have called at any Indian Port. Till date Gangavaram Port has handled more than 12 Cape size vessels of average 145000 DWT.
25 October 2009
Gangavaram Port discharges 48,545 MT of Coking Coal Cargo in 24 hours from Handymax vessel "MV Luminous Halo" carrying Coking Coal cargo RINL. This is the highest discharge rate achieved in India for and Handy Max Vessel. Gangavaram Port Limited('GPL') discharged the vessel which was carrying 52,500 MT of Coal in record time of 27 hours.
18 October 2009
Gangavaram Port discharges 612 packages / 4497.502 MT of Project Cargo in a single day from vessel "MV Setubal Castle" carrying Project cargo for Vedanta Aluminium Limited (Jharsuguda). This record discharge bettered the highest discharge rates of 1230 MT achieved for project cargo vessels at neighboring ports. The Port followed up the achievement by discharging a record 620 packages / 4406 MT from the same vessel the very next day (19 October 2009).