V.O. Chidambaranar Port creates yet another record

V.O. Chidambaranar Port creates yet another record by handling highest number of Import Windmill blades in a single consignment

V.O. Chidambaranar Port handled 120 number of imported windmill blades, the highest volume in a single consignment, surpassing the previous highest import of 60 windmill blades in a single consignment. The entire consignment was handled diligently with two Harbour Mobile cranes, with utmost concern for the safety of the cargo and cargo handling workers.

The flatbottomed Vessel ‘MV.NAN FENG ZHI XING’ with arrival draft of 6.60 metres, loaded with 120 windmill blades (Length:76.8 Metres), was berthed at the Port on 25.10.2022 and the entire consignment was unloaded in a span of 44 Hours. The windmill blades manufactured in China were shipped from the Port of Changshu and imported through VOC Port for the windmill farms functioning across the Country.

V.O. Chidambaranar Port, with a commendable track record in handling of windmill blades and accessories, had handled 2906 windmill blades during the financial year 2021-2022 and 1598 windmill blades during the current financial year up to September, 2022. The Port provides ample storage area for stacking the windmill blades and accessories, congestion free and easy access to the long retractable Windmill blade trucks, and the hinterland access is seamless through the National Highways network connecting the Port

T K Ramachandran, IAS Chairman, V O Chidambaranar Port Authority

Shri T.K. Ramachandran, IAS, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Authority, congratulated the Vessel Agent, M/s. Aasian Shipping Agencies, Tuticorin, the Stevedore & Shore Handling Agent, M/s. NTC Logistics (I) Private Limited, the Harbour Mobile Crane Operator and the Port officials & workers for their well co-ordinated and safe cargo handling operations for this remarkable performance. He also stated that “The excellent services offered by VOC Port in handling of Windmill blades directly contributes to service mechanism towards sustainable development in the region and helps to enhance renewable energy capacity of India”.

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