APM Terminals Pipavav, one of the leading gateway ports in Western India, has achieved productivity milestone in limestone discharge in bulk operation.
The Port discharged the limestone vessel “MV El Matador’ within 46 hours
The Port discharged the limestone vessel “MV El Matador’ within 46 hours, at the discharge rate of 31,263 MT per day. The vessel was berthed on arrival without any pre-berthing delay with singular focus on faster vessel turnaround considering strong vessel line-up in waiting.
The breakthrough productivity w achieved with Port’s state-of-art Gottwald Shore cranes & vessel cranes
Limestone and other mineral cargoes are mostly handled with conventional mode at all Indian ports; wherein above operational feat is certainly one of the highest minerals discharge record against industry standards. The breakthrough productivity was achieved with the usage of Port’s state-of-art Gottwald Shore cranes & vessel cranes and seamless co-ordination at the Port ensuring safe and efficient operations.
Discharging the minerals at the rate of 31263 MT per day is an outstanding feat
Commenting on Company’s initiatives, Mr. Jakob Friis Sørensen, MD, APM Terminals Pipavav said, “We are proud of another productivity achievement at our port. Discharging the minerals at the rate of 31263 MT per day is an outstanding feat and shows our infrastructure capabilities, flawless planning, and co-ordination among our teams at the Port. We are committed to extend the best services to our customers by moving their cargoes safely and in the least possible time at our port through continuous infrastructure development.”“GPPL and Ultratech Cement Ltd (UltraTech) have enjoyed a long and cordial business association since inception. GPPL has supported our supply chain whenever required for both inward movement of raw materials and exports of our finished product (cement). Their timely response & support reflects GPPL’s commitment towards customers. UltraTech looks forward to strengthening the association with GPPL. Best wishes to GPPL to continue improving their operational excellence,” said Ravikumar M, Senior Vice President-Central Procurement Cell, UltraTech Cement Ltd.