Hambantota International Port reaches 1 million MT benchmark for 2019


Dec 05, 2019 (LBO) – The Hambantota International Port (HIP) has reached its 1 million MT benchmark for 2019 with volumes coming from RORO, Bulk and Liquid cargo sectors.

The Hambantota International Port Group (Pvt) Ltd said in a statement that they had a busy week with 6 RORO ships calling at the port.

These RORO ships have discharged 18,288 vehicles of which 16,830 vehicles were for transshipment and 1,458 vehicles were for local agencies.

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

The company further stated that the discharging operation for these vessels was also carried out simultaneously.

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