New Mangalore Port (NMP) handled a very large crude carrier (VLCC) at the single buoy mooring (SBM) installed by Mangalore Refinery and Petroleum (MRPL), said a press release.

M.T. Humanity, with 1,63,000 tonnes of Iranian mix crude oil, called at the SPM, located 17km away from the shore, on Tuesday. The entire consignment was imported for MRPL’s refinery. It is the largest parcel size of crude oil ever handled at the NMPT.

— Special Correspondent

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