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Steel handling begins at Odisha's Dhamra Port

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Steel handling at Odisha's Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from by the train route, an official statement said on Monday.

In the first phase, 6,000 metric tonnes of has been received by Port in district, said the statement on Monday.

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

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

Recently, pronounced the strategic importance of Dhamra Port as a gateway for the and ASEAN market.

Adani Ports has signed a long-term regasification pact with Indian Oil for at Dhamra.

The proposed Dhamra LNG import terminal is designed for an initial capacity of 5 MTPA, expandable up to 10 MTPA.



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First Published: Mon, April 23 2018. 20:30 IST