The Port of Visakhapatnam managed by Visakhapatnam Port Trust has set an all time record in unloading of urea in bulk in a day.

A quantity of 20,045 tonnes with a gang hook output of 1,336 tonnes of urea in bulk was discharged on Tuesday from merchant vessel Tai Health at EQ-7 berth surpassing the previous best of 16,607 tonnes with a gang hook output of 1,107 tonnes on December 29, 2010 from m.v. Chalothorn Naree.

The cargo was imported by Nagrjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd.

K.R. & Sons Private Ltd was the stevedores and Seatrans Marine Private Ltd were the steamer agents for m.v. Tai Health, according to a release issued by VPT.