The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari, will inaugurate India’s largest 24 mtpa iron ore handling complex, built by Essar Vizag Terminal Ltd (EVTL) at a cost of Rs 830 crore at the Visakhapatnam port.
According to a press release, he will dedicate the latest facility to the nation on Friday.
With its advanced cargo handling equipment, the iron ore handling complex will have the fastest vessel turnaround time of 120,000 tonnes per day among Indian ports.
The complex, which has a berth length of 325 metres, can now berth super capesize vessels up to 200,000 DWT, with a depth of 20 metres, at the outer harbour of Vizag port. Read More
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