Paradip: In an epoch-making development, heavy-lift mining equipments comprising Haulpak dumpers and escavators, exported abroad through Paradip Port.
It is for the first time in the history of the premier seaport of Odisha that heavy lift mining equipments were exported from the port.
The exporting firm is Thriveni EarthMovers Private Limited. It was handled by Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL), said sources.
Thriveni EarthMovers is exporting 128 numbers of heavy as well as small equipments comprising 37 Haulpak dumpers and excavators of about 4500 metric tonnes (MT) to Taboneo Port in Indonesia. The cargo is to be used for mining activities there.
TP Roy Choudhury Private Limited and Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) are the stevedores and exporters handling agents, respectively.
Heavy equipments were loaded very carefully keeping safety of the ship and port in mind.
More such type of exports will be done in future, informed the sources.