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Export to Sri Lanka from Tuticorin begins

Feb 13, 2011 4:36:10 AM - news.lk

Passenger Service to begin in early March

The sail vessel carrying cargo to Sri Lanka began its journey from Tuticorin on Saturday.

ship-2011-02-13The much-awaited mechanised sail vessel export trade operations resumed from the Old Port of Tuticorin in South India in the early hours of Saturday. With a 10-member crew on board the vessel, the MSV Raj TTN 241 is expected to reach Colombo with a consignment of 250 tonnes of goods in a span of 24 hours. Since Tuticorin is known for sail vessel, most of the people depend on its operation.