Adani Petronet Dahej Port handles longest project cargo
Adani Petronet Dahej Port, the solid bulk cargo handling port on the west coast of India, announced that it has achieved the benchmark of dispatching the longest cargo measuring 101.6 meter, in a single piece. The heavy equipment project cargo handled for Isgec Hitachi Zosen was a Quench Tower, weighing 383 tonnes and measuring 101.6 meter in length, making it the longest cargo handled at the port. The cargo was transported on a single ply of 42 SPMT axles from port’s storage yard to the South berth of Adani Dahej Port. The previous record was 91.15 meter long, 880 tonnes heavy C2 Splitter shipped on dumb barge using Ro-Ro Facility of the port to IOCL, Paradip during May 2013.
The 20 MMTPA port infrastructure is capable of handling bulk (dry), break bulk and project cargo, with a total berth length of 490 meter and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and world-class technology.