Essar Bulk Terminal has received a call from the 175,000dwt Kiran, which is the largest bulk carrier in the Indian fleet and also the largest vessel to make use of this facility. It called at the terminal to offload iron ore pellets.

Essar is one of India’s largest port companies, having a capacity of 104mt (million tonnes) per annum, which is being extended to 181mt over the next few years. It operates terminals at Hazira,Vadinar and Paradip.