Cargo handling is yet to commence at Chennai port

2020-11-26 17:27:32 Indian Ports News

Cargo handling in Chennai port is yet to commence  12 hours afer the crossing of cyclone Nivar of the North Tamil Nadu coast. It would take at least a day for the work to commence at the port since the ships that left the port in a huff when the storm warning came are yet to return to the port. The port gates which were closed when the cyclone hit the ares area on November 25th night, are however open.

Eight vessels that left the port when the cyclone warning came on November 23rd are yet to return to the port            

A top official of the traffic department of the port told Sagar Sandesh that eight vessels that left the port when the cyclone warning came on November 23rd are yet to return to the port. The windy conditions in the port area and the adjoining sea have delayed the departure of the ships from the high seas back to Chennai port.

According to current indications the ships are expected to be back in the port by late tonight. cargo handling operations are expected to resume at the port  by November 27th morning.

Because of Nivar port did not suffer any major damage        

The official said the port did not suffer any major damage as a fall out of the nivar cyclone.

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