New Delhi — India's 12 key state-run ports handled 28.29 million mt of thermal coal imports during April-June, up 19% year on year, latest data from Indian Ports Association released Saturday showed.
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Coking coal shipments received by the 12 Indian ports in April-June were at 13.03 million mt, up 7% year on year, the data showed.
Paradip port on the east coast handled the highest volume of thermal coal in the June quarter at 8.51 million mt, up 29% from a year ago.
Kolkata port, also on the east coast, handled the highest coking coal shipments in the three-month period at 4.09 million mt, up 48% in the same period a year ago.
The 12 ports are Kolkata, Paradip, Visakhapatnam, Ennore, Chennai, VO Chidambaranar (Tuticorin), Cochin, New Mangalore, Mormugao, Mumbai, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Kandla.
Chennai and JNPT ports did not receive any coal cargoes in April-June quarter.
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