S. M. Arun


First for Shore Power in India

By S. M. Arun 2017-01-12 17:42:53

V.O. Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin is the first Indian Port to offer shore power. Facilities are now available at two berths (VOC-II and VOC-III) and will be extended to all of the port’s berths over time. Tuticorin is one of the most prominent industrial cities in South India with a number of thermal power plants, fertilizer manufacturing units and a copper smelter plant, among others. V.O. Chidambaranar Port handled over 2,000 vessels in 2015-16 and plays a pivotal role in...

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