Hambantota International Port reaches 1 million MT benchmark for 2019

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The Hambantota International Port (HIP) had a busy week with six RORO ships calling at the port, discharging 18,288 vehicles from which 16,830 were for transshipment and 1,458 were for local agencies. 

The discharging operation for these vessels was carried out simultaneously. The vessels were from the shipping lines Hoegh, NYK and Glovis, all of which have Terminal Service Agreements (TSA) with HIP. The port recently reached its one million MT benchmark for 2019 with volumes from the three sectors of RORO, Bulk and Liquid Cargo.