Saturday, July 23, 2011
An Indian Port set a world record for conventional coal dischargin
Sunday, 24 July 11
Krishnapatnam Port has set a World record for discharging 106,171 tons of steam coal in just 24 hrs using the conventional unloading system in form of advanced Mobile Harbor cranes, said an e-mail statement from KPCL.
Vessel MV. Grand Clipper carrying 137,495 tons of steam coal berthed at Krishnapatnam Port at 07:20 hrs IST on July 22, 2011 and the discharging commenced at 10:30 hrs IST the same day. The record was achieved at 10:30 hrs IST on 23rd July 2011. Remaining cargo is expected to be discharged by tomorrow early morning.
This feat surpassed Krishnapatnam Port’s previous record of discharging 95,528 tons of steam coal in 24 hrs which was also achieved from the same vessel last month on June 17, 2011.
This achievement is the first ever in the history of any port in India & possibly in the world.
ACC Limited, the receivers of the cargo has expressed their joy to be a part of this record and has appreciated the port management, staff, workers and others who helped in achieving this marvelous feat, the statement further said.
Posted by Lee Universal Enterprises at 10:19 PM