Chennai Port achieves record movement of trailers in a single day in 2016
CHENNAI : Co-ordinated efforts by Chennai Port’s management for the past few months in easing the congestion has paid off. Chennai Port, the Container Gateway Port of East Coast, has created a record in this financial year 2015-16 in swift movement of vehicles on a single day and also achieved highest no. of vehicles moved per shift from Gate. No.1, says a release.
On 31-01-16, 4155 vehicles were moved at Gate. No.1 on a single day in continuation of previous highest handling record of 4596 vehicles & 4185 vehicles handled during 25-07-15 & 21-09-15 respectively.
In a single day movement both in & out at Gate.No.1 has crossed 4000 vehicles on 29-01-16 ( 4067 vehicles ) after a gap of 3 months, viz surpassing the previous movement of 4040 vehicles on 29-10-15.
Additionally, port also created record on per shift handling by moving 915 vehicles during 2nd shift on 31-01-2016 surpassing previous handling of moving 881 vehicles on 21-09-15 during 3rd shift.
The congestion alleviating measures adopted by the Port, as a part of, “MISSON RESURGE- CHENNAI PORT ” yielded the expected results.
Chairman & Dy.Chairman thanked all those involved in the movement of Trailors in and out of the Port and hope for more such records in the future.