Posted on May 23, 2023 at 07:41 AM
In Tuticorin Port’s site 1 & site 2 areas around 10 to 12 small ships with the Cranes having the capacity of 50,000 ton to 55,000 were utilized for coal handling per month. Hence, one plan was planned to fulfill the below listed needs,
Further, as a continuation to the above plan, a tender was floated to erect two high capacity coal handling machines at sites 1 & 2 in Tuticorin Thermal Power Station by Tamil Nadu Power Generation and Distribution Corporation. This contract was won by our Chennai Radha Engineering Works Private Limited. After that our Organization had designed the Conveyors and New Shore unloaders, did the necessary supply for erection and successfully executed. Our Team had made this achievement by completing all the critical works on executing the same. For example,
Our Organization had completed the erection works of the conveyors and ship unloaders at VOC Port, Tuticorin, Tamilnadu and successfully took a Trail Run on 25.11.2022.
Due to our Team’s hard work, the project had been completed successfully before the allotted contract time without any accident. Our safety and security management including organizing the technical and non-technical employees through the perfect planning only made this achievement possible.
As the shore unloaders could unload large quantity of coal at a short span of time, the coal handling charges would come down from Rs. 700 per ton to Rs. 540 per ton resulting in a saving of Rs.80 crores a month for the Tangedco.
The honorable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu M.K. Stalin inaugurated the two shore unloaders at VOC Port from the Secretariat in the presence of Social Welfare and Women Rights Minister P Geetha Jeevan, Electricity Minister V.Senthilbalaji, Chief Secretary V Iraianbu and Electricity department additional chief secretary Ramesh Chand Meena. The Director of Power Distribution Mr.M.Sivalinga Rajan, The Director of Power Generation – Mr.T.Rajendran, The Director of Planning – Mr.M.Ramachandran and other Government Higher Officials also got participated in this great event.