Paradip:26/11/17. Paradip Port added yet another feather to its cap by successfully docking MV Mineral Honshu, the Cape Size Vessel with 1,17,983 MMT Steam Coal at the Central Quay (CQ) – 1 berth. The vessel has loaded the cargo for its importer NTPC at Richards Bay Port of South Africa and will discharge it at Paradip Port. It is a matter of great achievement since the first cape size vessel docked in the Inner Harbour of the Port mere 18 days ago. Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT today felicitated the Captain along with crew members of the Ship in presence of Shri N. Vaiyapuri, Dy. Chairman, PPT, Shri S.K. Mishra, Traffic Manger (I/c), Shri A.K. Mohapatra, Harbour Master and other senior officials of Traffic Deptt.
Paradip Port is now gearing up to handle Cape size vessels regularly inside the Harbour to enhance the Cargo throughput as it is vying for the coveted top position in the Country with a slew of other infrastructure development and modernisation facilities of the Port.