Tuticorin Port registers 9.51% traffic increase in 2019-20Ashish Kumar
V O Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin in southern Tamil Nadu achieved record container traffic of 7.41 lakh TEUs as of 2 March 2020, with a 9.51 percent increase over traffic during the corresponding period of the previous year (6.76 lakh TEUs) and has already surpassed 7.39 lakh TEUs of container traffic of the previous financial year.
Cargo imports and exports at the V.O have reached an all-time high. During this financial year up to March 2, 2020, Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin, with 33.11 million tons of cargo passing through the port. It represents an increase of 5.30 percent over the equivalent production of 31.44 million tonnes from the last financial year.