APSEZ handles 120 MMT of rail cargo in 2022-23

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Generating a record revenue of INR 14000 crore for Railways, the Adani Port handled the highest rail cargo of over 120 million metric tonnes (MMT) in the 2022-23 financial year,  the company said in a statement.

Adani port surpassed its previous year’s record of  handling 98.61 MMT in 2021-22 of volume of cargo, with a year-to-year growth of 22 per cent.

Cementing its position as India’s EXIM gateway, the Gujarat’s Mundra Port, operated by Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), handled 15,000 container trains. cementing its position as India’s EXIM gateway.

Mundra port in 2022-23 witnessed the handling of double-stacked container trains grow by 4.3% year-to-year.

“Double stack loading of containers on trains ensures transportation in an energy efficient and reliable manner, reducing overall per unit cost and improving customer satisfaction. This demonstrates Mundra Port’s commitment to environmentally friendly operations,” the company said.

“The use of rail transport reduces the carbon footprint of freight transport, and the efficient handling of container trains reduces the need for additional truck transport, further reducing carbon emissions,” it added.

APSEZ over the years has evolved from being a port company to an Integrated Transport Utility providing an end-to-end solution from its port gate to customer gate. One of the largest port developer and operator in India. APSEZ has six strategically located ports and terminals on the west coast and five on the east coast of the country.