First Crude, Iron Ore, Lime Stone, Edible Oil, Wheat Export Vessel Berthed & Oil Tank Farm Inaugurated
IN MAY 2019
First Sand Vessel berthed
Groundbreaking for a new LNG import terminal in presence of by Shri. V. Narayanasamy – Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry, Shri. M. Kandasamy – Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Social Welfare and pollution Control, Puducherry.
Achieved all-time high cargo traffic of 10.1 million tonnes for Financial Year 2019 – 20.
Karaikal Port achieved the best average discharge rate per day of 27000 tonnes of fertilizer cargo. The fertilizer (Muriate of Potash) was imported by Indian Potash Limited (IPL) through Supramax vessel with a shipment size of 40,000 tonnes.
Karaikal Port berthed its first Bitumen Cargo vessel MV Asphalt Alliance this month.
Panamax Vessel carrying 70,000 MT of Blast Furnace (BF) Slag cargo, berthed for first time at Karaikal Port.