Paradip Port Authority head praises team at Awards Nite -2023

Paradip Port Authority (PPA) Chairman PL Haranadh hailed the efforts of port users and his team at Paradip to deliver 135.36 MMT of cargo in 2022-23. He spoke at PPA’s Awards Nite -2023 at Biju Convention Center on Friday.

Paradip Port recorded its highest ever growth of 19.02 MMT traffic ie. 16.56 percent above the traffic of the last tax years between all ports in the country. Paradip Port contributed 19.2 million tons, or 25.6 percent, to the overall growth in cargo throughput achieved by all major ports in FY2022-23.

In the last financial year, the port recorded its highest ever coastal shipping traffic of 58.42 million tons, with a growth of 16.22 million tons, ie 38 percent over the previous year. Thermal coal coastal shipping grew by 14 million tons, or 50%, compared to last year’s throughput.

Haranadh congratulated the entire team of exporters and importers, patrons, port officials, staff unions, PPP operators, stevedores and shipping agents whose combined efforts have led to this achievement.

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