MONTH: March, 2018
During the month of March, 2018, Port handled the traffic of 2.96 Million tonnes compared to 4.19 million tones handled during the month of March, 2017. The traffic during the month mainly consisted of 0.08 million tonnes of coal, 0.13 million tonnes of petroleum products and other liquid cargo & iron Ore 2.10 million tonnes. The remaining other general cargo traffic was 0.65 million tonnes, which consisted of cargoes like Containerized cargo, H. R. Steel Coils, Pig Iron, Alumina, Fertilizer, Lime Stone, Wood chips, etc. Gross tonnage of 26986 tonnes (in 2025 TEUs) of containerized cargo was also handled at the port during the month.
During the financial year 2017-18 the port handled the traffic of 26.90 million tonnes thereby registering a decrease of 19% over the traffic of 33.18 million tonnes handled during the year 2016-17. The traffic during the year consisted of 10.26 million tonnes of iron ore, 10.90 million tonnes of coal/coke and 1.20 million tonnes of petroleum products and other liquid cargo. The remaining other general cargo traffic was 4.54 million tonnes, which 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.. Gross tonnage of 424914 tonnes (in 32004 TEUs) of containerized cargo was also handled at the port during the period.