Mediterranean in the Bay of Bengal
MV Delfine” sails into Inner Harbour carrying 8,000 Metric Tonnes of Palm Oil
Bhubaneswar : It was an innovative way of handling oil cargo for the Paradip Port Trust (PPT), when a tanker “MV Delfine” sailed into Inner Harbour carrying 8,000 Metric Tonnes of Palm Oil for Adani Wilmar Group and made Mediterranean Mooring type of berthing off Fertilizer Berth No. 1. The Vessel having Overall Length of 117.60 Meter and 19 Meter beam was manoeuvred by Capt. Sridev under the guidance of Dy. Conservator & Harbour Master of Marine Deptt., PPT.
“It is unparalleled, prospective game changer for PPT, as it represents the beginning of cargo handling conducted in a ship with Mediterranean Mooring type of berthing. By this method, cargo handling quantity of PPT will increase, without addition of any infrastructure. Paradip Port leads the way, all the way” said the port spokesperson