One more Feather in the Success Path of New Mangalore Port Trust
Mangaluru: Big milestone for New Mangalore Port! For the first time, NMPT has witnessed the arrival of M.V. Minion Grace on 29-8-2021 to load 22825 MT of Steel Cargo (HR/CR Coils, Slabs, Billets, TMT etc.) of M/s JSW to different Ports such as Damietta in Egypt and Marghera in Italy & Sagunto in Spain.
The vessel is berthed at B.No.3 and the handling operation is in progress. The vessel is having a GRT of 33044 and DWT of 57000MT. This is first its kind export consignment from New Mangalore Port Trust. M/s Hiralal, Mangalore are the Steamer and M/s Delta is the Stevedoring & shore handling agents of the vessel. After finishing the loading operation, the vessel sailed on 3rd September 2021. The Port has extended all the committed resources and infrastructure to make the handling hassle-free and a pleasant stay of the vessel.
Dr A.V. Ramana, Chairman, NMPT while expressing happiness over the first time handling of such Export of steel cargo and patronising of the Port by a leading business house of the country i:e M/s JSW limited, also appraised the port’s multi-dimensional friendly initiatives made this happen such as online gate admittance, improved storage facilities, better service and cost-effective measures. He is also hopeful that this will encourage other Exporters for shipment of breakbulk cargo through the Port in the coming days.