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Steel handling begins at Odisha's Dhamra Port - Report

Logistic News - Published on Wed, 25 Apr 2018

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IANS reported that the proposed Dhamra LNG import terminal is designed for an initial capacity of 5 MTPA, expandable up to 10 MTPA. Steel handling at Odisha's Dhamra Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from Tata Steel's Kalinga Nagar plant by the train route, an official statement said.

The statement said that in the first phase, 6,000 metric tonnes of steel coil has been received by Dhamra Port in Bhadrak district.

With this, a new chapter in the profile of Dhamra Port has commenced, it said, adding the poet's hinterland has many steel plants such as of Tata Steel, GAILNSE 0.61 %, JSPL, Bhusan Steel, and JSW.

The statement said that steel consignment both for domestic movement on coastal shipping route to South and West India get a new avenue, while India's penetration into Southeast and South Asia including ASEAN countries will get a new port for dispatch.

Recently, Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani pronounced the strategic importance of Dhamra Port as a gateway for the South Asia and ASEAN market.

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Wed, 25 Apr 2018
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