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Wed, 08th Jun 2016 (Source:Orissa Diary)
Paradip Port Trust received Best Performance Award from Shipping Ministry.The Port showed best improvement in efficiency parameters for the year 2015-16. Shri N. Vaiyapuri, Deputy Chairman, PPT received the award during the review meeting held at Panaji, Goa.
Paradip Port Trust has achieved outstanding efficiency parameters among the major Ports. Vessel turn round time has been drastically reduced by 36% from 7.01 days in 2014-15 to 4.50 days during 2015-16. Similarly, berth day output has also increased by 19% from 17,736 metric tonnes to 21,139 metric tonnes.
The mechanised coal berths being used for loading the thermal coal for power plants located in southern states have also recorded throughput increase by 23% from 32,880 metric tonnes to 40,440 metric tonnes.