India: Krishnapatnam Port on Right Track
Keeping with the tradition of the new records that are set at the Olympic Games 2012, Krishnapatnam Port has also achieved in setting a new world record in the maritime world by discharging 122,247 MTs of Coal in just 24 hrs using the conventional unloading system in form of advanced Mobile Harbor cranes.
Great awards and achievements reinforce the port’s endeavour of providing best business practices in line with the company’s mission and core values. In continually improving and monitoring such performances, Krishnapatnam Port has now standardized its operations and maintenance of the port though an Integrated Management System comprising of ISO 9001-2008 Quality Management System, ISO 14001-2004 Environment Management System, OHSAS 18001- 2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System and ISO 28001-2007 Supply Chain Security Management System that are certified by Det Norske Veritas.
Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal, the container business arm of Krishnapatnam Port has already geared up to handle new scheduled calls beginning this month. The terminal last month added 4 RTGs of Keppel Fels make to enchance the experience for all its patrons. Apart from these facilities, port has also brought in new mini-bagging machines, installed new hopper and conveyor systems in warehouses and built new sidings to handle the bulk cargo at the port.
Dredging Today Staff, August 7, 2012; Image: krishnapatnamport