First LPG Vessel Handled At Mundra Under The Agency Of J.M.Baxi & Co
Mundra port will be handling its first LPG Tanker “GAS COMMERCE” under the agency of J.M.Baxi& Co. who have been nominated by a Hongkong based Owners and renowned Shippers to handle the First LPG tanker “GAS COMMERCE”. The vessel arrived on 13th October/ 2200 Hrs and she was secured at Jetty No. B1 of Mundra Port on 14th Oct / 0300 Hrs ,carrying 13,500 MT of Butane and 13,500 MT of Propane.
Informatively, the LPG vessels has berthed at Terminal T1 (Jetty B1), where the maximum displacement of 90000 Mt, Max LOA accepted is 295 Mtr. Max shore line available is 2x12" (Class 3.00) with a maximum discharge rate of 750-1000 MT per Hr. The Shore tank capacity is 50,000 MT with two shore tanks of 48000 CBM each). A total of 60 LPG carriers annually are expected to call at this port.
On 15th October 2019 a felicitation ceremony was organised onboard the vessel “Gas Commerce” wherein the port officials and LPG terminal head presented a memento to the Master as well as the agents (J.M. Baxi & Co.) for their extended support during the vessel’s call, J.M. Baxi & Co. also as a token of gratitude handed over a memento to the Master.