Chennai Port sets new barytes loading record

Chennai Port TrustChennai Port recently loaded 32,483 tonnes of barytes by mobile harbour crane on to the vessel m.v. MAA SALEHA BEGUM at JD-2 on December 16, 2016, surpassing the previous highest loading of 30,200 tonnes of the same commodity in a single day on September 23, 2008. The cargo, destined for Abu Dhabi, was shipped by Trimex Industries Ltd.

Mr P. Raveendran, IRTS, Chairman of Chennai Port Trust, congratulated the officials of the Port, steamer agent Pradeep Shipping and stevedore Siva Shanmuga Transport for their efforts in facilitating this record and expressed the hope that many more such feats will be achieved at Chennai Port, said a release.

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