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).