The New Mangalore Port handled the largest parcel size container vessel between July 23 & July 25 when it berthed M.V. Neyyar carrying 1936 TEUs of containerised cargo.
The vessel belonging to Sima Marine India under the agency of MBK Logistics was berthed at JSW Mangalore Container Terminal (B.No.14) on July 23. The vessel handled 1011 TEUs of Import containers and 925 TEUs of export containers and sailed out on July 25, stated a release from NMPT. The earlier record was M.V. SSL Brahmaputra which called at the Port on June 14,2021 with 1521 TEUs of containerised cargo.
Considering the steady growth and to facilitate the smooth handling of the container vessels, the Port has awarded the work of mechanisation of container handling at an exclusive deep draft berth (No.14) to M/s Mangalore Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd. (JSW) on PPP model, is now completed, and is expected to handle higher volumes of containers in the coming years. Dr. A.V. Ramana, Chairman, NMPA while expressing happiness over the record handling of such large container vessels,