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VOC Port set  another record

VOC Port set another record

V.O. Chidambaranar Port creates yet another  record by handling an highest number of 120 number of imported windmill blades on Oct 27, the highest volume in a single consignment, surpassing the previous highest import of 60 windmill blades in a single consignment. 

The flatbottomed Vessel ‘MV.NAN FENG ZHI XING’ with arrival draft of 6.60 metres, loaded with 120 windmill blades (Length:76.8 Metres), was berthed at the Port on 25.10.2022 and the entire consignment was unloaded in a span of 44 Hours. 

The windmill blades manufactured in China were shipped from the Port of Changshu and imported through VOC Port for the windmill farms functioning across the Country.  V.O. Chidambaranar Port, with a commendable track record in handling of windmill blades and accessories, had handled 2906 windmill blades during the financial year 2021-2022 and 1598 windmill blades during the current financial year up to September, 2022. 

Shri T.K. Ramachandran, IAS, Chairman, V.O.C Port Authority, congratulated the Vessel Agent, M/s. Aasian Shipping Agencies, Tuticorin, the Stevedore & Shore Handling Agent, M/s. NTC Logistics(I) Private Limited, the Harbour Mobile Crane Operator and the Port officials & workers for their well co-ordinated and safe cargo handling operations for this remarkable performance.