Published On:December 4 2013
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Dhamra port to handle SAIL vessels
Odisha s Dhamra port, owned and operated by Dhamra Port Company Ltd. a joint venture between Tata Steel and L&T, is set to handle SAIL (Steel Authority of India Ltd.) vessels for the first time.
Two capesize vessels (capacity 175,000 dwt upward), each with an average parcel load of about 1.5 lakh tonnes of coking coal for the public sector steel giant , are to call the port, the first one shortly and the next one after about a month. Only a few days ago, the port handled another capesize vessel with a parcel load of more than 1.63 lakh tonnes of steam coal for NTPC Ltd.