Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: Mundra Port, the flagship of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ),has set a record by handling 16.1 million metric tonnes (MMT) of cargo in October. This is the highest-ever volume handled by any port in the country. It crossed the 100 MMT-mark in 210 days, surpassing the record of 231 days last year, APSEZ said in a statement.
According to the statement, Mundra witnessed a double-digit growth on a Y-o-Y basis for containers (+10 per cent) and liquids and gas (+14 per cent).
Mundra Port achieved another milestone of handling 4.2 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) of containers in just 203 days, a feat achieved in 225 days in the previous financial year.
The statement said it added new cargo types such as Hydrolysis Pi Gas (HPG) to its portfolio. On YTD (year to date) basis, it docked over 2,480 ships and serviced over 11,500 rakes. According to the statement, the port is targeting 200 MMT-milestone in cargo volumes during FY25.Given its capability to maintain deep draft, Mundra Port is well-equipped to handle large vessels.