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Paradip Port handles 18.63% more cargo in Q1 2017-18

17 July 2017 | Paradip
 

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Paradip Port has handled 24.44 million tonnes (mt) of cargo in the first quarter of 2017-18 (April-June) as against 20.59 mt in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal (2016-17), a growth rate of 18.63%.

Accordingly, the number of vessels handled by the Port increased by 12.34% during the period under review to 437, as compared to 389, informed a release.

The Port has taken a slew of measures to enhance its efficiency, which has ensured improvement in ship day productivity from 22,161 tonnes in 2016-17 to 25,588 tonnes in 2017-18 (up to June 2017), a surge of 15.46%. Average turnaround time has improved from 4.53 days to 4.40 days, while berth occupancy has been reduced from 69% to 67%, the release added.

   
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