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Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal reached the milestone by accommodating a 269m container vessel MV. MSC Vidhi at VOC Port

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Shri Vaibhavi Logistics

THOOTHKUNDI : DBGT handled MV. MSC VIDHI with LOA 277m the lengthiest container vessel ever handled, on Sunday 20 th March . With strenuous efforts to outreach the highs of V. O. Chidambaranar Port Authority and Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal on every level of Port and terminal operations, DBGT is proud to accommodate MV. MSC VIDHI with LOA 277m & Arrival Draught of 12.5m on March 20, 2022, the lengthiest container vessel ever called V.O. Chidambaranar Port.

The ADHOC call isoperated by MSC Agency (India) Pvt. Ltd. DBGT has reached the milestone by surpassing the earlier record of accommodating 269m Container Vessel and hereby extending its commitment to Trade with continuous efforts to improve the existing infrastructure and its reliability.

MSC VIDHI with load capacity of about 5770 TEU’s, arrived from Port Louis, the largest container carrier ever called VOC Port – Tuticorin. The vessel has total throughput of 1549 Crane Moves at Tuticorin and bound to Colombo as next port.

The vessel arrived with the draft of 12.6m at Tuticorin and berthed at DBGT at 20.03.2022 @08:10 hrs and a total of handled 1549crane moves were handled. The Terminal productivity achieved was given below:

  •  Gross Crane Rate (GCR) : 09 moves per hour
  • Gross Ship Rate(GSR): 87 moves Per hour
  • Berth productivity: (BP) 72 moves Per hour

The vessel sailed to Colombo with departure draft of 13.6 mts.

DBGT is continuously striving to achieve improvement on overall Terminal performance to serve the trade with more values surpassing the previously set performance benchmarks.

DBGT Management takes pride in this achievement which stands as a testimony for the combined efforts of Tuticorin Port along with Tuticorin trade fraternity.   The Management applauded the efforts of the DBGT Team on this remarkable achievement and stated that we shall shall strive hard and accomplish improved performance records in the future.

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