PARADIP, AUG 10, 2023
Paradip Port added one more feather to its illustrious cap as it achieved a major milestone by clocking record cargo throughput of 50.16 MMT Cargo on Tuesday (August 8, 2023), by registering 6.5 per cent growth over the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. This feat has been achieved by the Port in 129 days of the current fiscal (FY24) compared to 140 days during the previous year.
Port Authority (PPA) also handled record 942 vessels in comparison to 812 vessels handled in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.
For this record feat, PPA Chairman PL Haranadh expressed gratitude to Union Minister for MoPSW Sarbananda Sonowal under whose leadership and guidance, PPA could turn a new chapter. “Together, with the unwavering support of our dedicated workforce and the collective will of our nation, we shall continue to script remarkable success stories for Paradip Port — a story that exemplifies growth, sustainability, and a brighter tomorrow for generations to come,” said the PPA Chairman.
Haranadh also congratulated all officers, employees, user Industries, stevedores, steamer agents, trade unions, PPP operators for their their continued faith in the ability of the Paradip Port to serve them.