Bhubaneswar : The mechanized Coal Handling plant (MCHP) has loaded record quantity of thermal coal toady.
“The Mechanised coal handling plant(MCHP) of Paradip Port Trust has loaded thermal coal of 86,896 MT for Andhra Pradesh Power Development Corporation (APPDCL) to one Panamax vessel i.e ‘M.V. Indus Fortune’ chartered by M/s. Bothra Shipping Services Pvt.Ltd., surpassing all previous records” said an official of the Paradip Port Trust.
The above quantity was loaded using two ship loaders in record time of 17:51 hrs & 16:00 hrs i.e. berthing to de-berthing & clearance to completion there by achieving the record productivity of 1,16,835 TPD & 1,30,344 TPD respectively. The feat was made possible due to close co-ordination & monitoring by PPT officials & whole hearted support extended by Vessel Crew, Agents & Exporter.