Port of Visakhapatnam has successfully berthed a vessel with a draft of 12.22 meters in the Inner Harbour for the first time.
The vessel NUEVA FORTUNA of Greece Nationality with LOA 189.99 meters, beam 32.26 meters and DWT 50992 is berthed on 4.2.2015 at the WQ-2 berth in the Inner harbour.
A Recod of 41,808 Thermal Coal in bulk was loaded on 02-01-2015 at Quay-3 berth in to m.v. CHENNAI JAYAM
A Recod of 6057 tonnes of Alumina was loaded on 10-09-2014 at EQ-5 in to m.v. SEACLIFF
The VPT facility has been developed with a total investment of around Rs.400 crore to handle 27000 tonnes per hour with harbour mobile cranes of 100tonne capacity ultra modern wagon loaders and 2.1 KM long cnveyor system
Permissible draft at EQ-6 increased from 10.21m to 11m (on raising tide of 0.85m) with immediate effect.
The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has introduced
e-procurement and e-tendering system from 5th January 2011.
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Port of Visakhapatnam handled record cargo throughput of 68.04 million tonnes during the year 2010-11 surpassing its previous record of 65.50 million tonnes handled during 2009-10