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* Sri Lanka's Hambantota port earns Rs. 750 million from bunkering since opening last month
Thu, Jul 17, 2014, 09:33 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ruhunu Magampura Port in Hambantota has earned Rs. 750 million since it started its fuel bunkering operations on June 22 for ships at the new fuel bunkering terminal.

The terminal, which was constructed at a cost of US $95 million under the Magampura Port development project, will provide fuel for ships.

Projects Minister for Ports and Highways Rohitha Abeygunawardena said that seven ships have obtained 5,500 metric tons of fuel as of yesterday at the Magampura Port. The port handles import and re-export of vehicles as well.

Most recently, the mega bulk carrier MV Eurydice D called at the Magampura Port on 14th July 2014 for bunkering. The ship loaded 1,400metric tons of 380CST marine fuel.

The 289.98 meters long MV Eurydice D is the longest vessel that called the Hambantota port for bunkering.

It called port at Hambantota from Krishnapatnam Port, in India and the next Port of call of the vessel is South Africa.

MV OEL Colombo, MV New Castle Max, MV Antonia S, MV Mohar, MV Diamond T, MV JBU Forth were the other six ships called port at Hambantota.

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