MONTH: February, 2018
During the month of February, 2018, Port handled a traffic of 2.60 Million tonnes compared to 2.92 million tones handled during the month of February, 2017. The traffic during the month mainly consisted of 0.41 million tonnes of coal, 0.08 million tonnes of petroleum products and other liquid cargo & iron Ore 1.43 million tonnes. The remaining traffic consisted of cargoes like Containerized cargo, H. R. Steel Coils, Pig Iron, Alumina, Fertilizer, Lime Stone, Bentonite, wood chips, Gypsum & Sand etc. The general cargo traffic was 1.08 million tonnes. Gross tonnage of 26764 tonnes (in 2119 TEUs) of containerized cargo was also handled at the port during the month.
During the financial year 2016-17 the port handled a traffic of 33.18 million tonnes thereby registering remarkable growth of 60% over the traffic of 20.78 million tonnes handled during the year 2015-16. The Port has also surpassed the RFD target of 22.85 million tonnes, registering an increase of 45%. The traffic during the year consisted of 15.05 million tonnes of iron ore, 12.75 million tonnes of coal/coke and 1.07 million tonnes of petroleum products and other liquid cargo. The remaining traffic consisted of cargo like Fertilizer, Alumina, Containerized cargo, H. R. Steel Coils, Iron & Steel, Granite, wood chips, pig iron, Nickel, Gypsum, Lime stone, Bentonite, machinery etc. The general cargo traffic was 17.06 million tonnes. Gross tonnage of 4,02,630 tonnes (in 29632 TEUs) of containerized cargo was also handled at the port during the period