Second LPG handling facility commissioned

Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: The New Mangalore Port (NMP) on Monday commissioned the second LPG unloading facility in the port set up by Total Oil India Limited.

P. Tamilvanan, chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), inaugurated the new facility in the presence of Prakash Jonnalagadda, CEO of LPG division of the company. The new facility has been set up at berth no. 12. The earlier one set up by the same company is at berth no. 9.

Addressing presspersons, Mr. Jonnalagadda, said that the company was importing LPG at berth no. 9.

With the increase in the quantum of LPG being imported at the existing berth, the company was encouraged to commission one more facility at berth no. 12.

Mr. Tamilvanan said that the port was handling approximately 1.57 million tonnes of LPG annually at berth no. 9.

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