The Tuticorin Port made a record in handling cargo on June 26, 2010. The
port handled a total quantity of 1,20,953 tonnes on that day, surpassing the
previous record of 1,16,955 tonnes handled on August 22, 2008. The major
cargoes that contributed to the achievement were containerised cargo & coal
consigned to Tuticorin Thermal Power Station.