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Hambantota Port reaches 1 Million MT benchmark in 2019

The Hambantota International Port (HIP) recently reached its 1 million MT benchmark for 2019 with volumes from three sectors namely RORO, Bulk and Liquid cargo, HIP said in a statement.

“The Hambantota International Port (HIP) had a busy week with 6 RORO ships calling at the port, discharging 18,288 vehicles of which 16, 830 vehicles were for transshipment and 1458 vehicles were for local agencies.The discharging operation for these vessels were carried out simultaneously,” the statement said.

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