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Odisha’s Paradip Port sets two records in thermal coal loading

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Odisha Sun Ttimes Bureau
Paradip, May 4:

Mechanized Coal Handling Plant (MCHP) of Paradip Port Trust (PPT) in Odisha achieved two records in Thermal Coal loading performance on Sunday while loading into the vessels MV JS POTOMAC and MV E R  BILBAO.

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A record quantity of 41,000 Metric Tonnes  of Thermal Coal was loaded in a shift of eight hours surpassing the previous record in a shift of  40,751 Mteric Tonnes loaded on October 21, 2006. Also, a record quantity of 1, 07,268 Metric Tonnes of Thermal Coal was loaded on the day surpassing the previous record of 1, 00,127 Metric Tonnes handled on January 31, 2015, a PPT release said today.

The plant has achieved a loading rate of 3170 Tonnes Per Hour (TPH) against the loading rate of 3000 TPH asked by the vessels.

M.T.Krishna Babu, IAS, Chairman, PPT and N.Vaiyapuri, Dy. Chairman, PPT expressed their happiness on the achievement and congratulated the officers, employees, workers of PPT and all the stakeholders contributed for this achievement.