Hambantota Int’l Port reaches 1 mn MT benchmark for 2019

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Hambantota International Port (HIP) had a busy week with 6 RORO ships calling at the port, discharging 18,288 vehicles of which 16, 830 vehicles were for transshipment and 1,458 vehicles were for local agencies.

The discharging operation for these vessels were carried out simultaneously.

The vessels were from the shipping lines Hoegh, NYK and Glovis, all of who have Terminal Service Agreements (TSA) with HIP.

The port recently reached its 1 million MT benchmark for 2019 with volumes from three sectors i.e. RORO, Bulk and Liquid cargo.

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