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 Chennai Port Trust                                                                    

State : Tamil Nadu
Climate : Tropical Temperature: 18oC-30oC
Spring Tide : 1.2 meters
Location : Situated at a Latitude of 13o06 N and at a Longitude of 80o18 E, the Chennai Port, is an artificial harbour on the Coramandal Coast in South-East India

 Facilities Available

· Dr. Ambedkar Dock (inner harbour to handle passenger, general cargo & containers)

· Jawahar Dock (to handle coal, fertilizer, other bulk and break bulk cargo)

· Bharathi Dock (outer harbour accommodates ore, oil handling system and a modern container terminal)

Dr. Ambedkar Dock

No.

Berth

Type

Depth Meters

Length Meters

Remark

01.

J.D.1

Food grains/General

10.40

218.00

Transit shed attached

02.

J.D.2

Coal/Other Liquid bulk

11.00

218.00

 

03.

J.D.3

Food grains/General

10.40

218.00

Transit shed attached

04.

J.D.4

Coal

11.00

218.00

 

05.

J.D.5

Food grains/General

10.40

218.00

Transit shed attached

06.

J.D.6

Other Ores/Coal

11.00

218.00

 

Jawahar Dock

Berth

Type

Permissible Depth(M)

Permissible Length(M)

Shore Cranes Capacity (T)

Remarks

JD1(*)

Bulk, Break Bulk

10.06

193.00

10

These berths are termed as J.D. West. These three berths are serviced by 6Nos. Electrical Level Luffing Cranes of 10T Capacity. In addition, Fork Lift Trucks of all capacity and Mobile Cranes can also be deployed in these berths.

JD3

Bulk, Break Bulk

10.06

193.00

10

JD5 (**)

Bulk, Break Bulk

10.06

193.00

10

JD2 (**)

Bulk, Break Bulk and also Phosphoric Acid & Molasses

10.06

193.00

13

These berths are termed as JD East. JD 2 - is Semi-Mechanized berth installed with conveyor system for handling coal. At JD4 & JD6 berths 3 Nos, 20T Gantry types of loaders are being erected and commissioned by 2000.

JD4 (***)

Bulk, Break Bulk and also Phosphoric Acid & Molasses

 

 

 

JD6

Bulk, Break Bulk, Fertilizers

10.06

193.00

 


Tuticorin Port Trust                                                        [Top]

State : Tamil Nadu
Location : South-East coast of India - near Gulf of Munnar
Monsoon : mid May to mid September
Nearest Airport : Thiruvananthapuram
Cargo handled : 12.28 million tonnes (2000-01)
Types of cargo handled : Coal, oil, containerized cargo, timber, cement, salt, fertilizers & granite

Facilities available

· Berthing facilities
· PSA Tuticorin Container Terminal
· Port container yard
· Storage facilities
· Container terminal operated by PSA - SICAL
· Other facilities

Storage
· 30,000 sq. mtrs. asphalted area in the berth for the stacking of containers.

· 60,000 sq. mtrs. fenced area with security guard for the stacking of stuffed containers.

· 70,000 sq. mtrs. open space for the stacking of empty containers.

· 15,550 sq. mtrs covered warehouse area for the stacking of destuffed cargo.

In addition to the containers mentioned above, the open area inside the wharf is used for temporary stacking of bulk cargo such as coal and sulphur. Tuticorin Port has a vast open land of about 2,158 acres outside the main gate. The Port has also permitted a number of other agencies to put up godowns and warehouses in order to augment the import and export trade through the Port. Open areas are also used for stacking of timber imported through the port as well as granite for export.

Other facilities
· Round the clock VHF communication
· Bunkering
· Cleaning and Dunnage
· Vessels and cargo surveys
· Supply of fresh water to ships
· Port signal and control station

Cochin Port Trust                                                                                    [Top]
State : Kerala
Nearest Airport : Cochin
Location : South west coast of India, about 930 km south of Mumbai and 20 km north of Kanyakumari

Facilities Available

Berth description

Max Length of Vessel (mtrs)

Max Draft of Vessel (mtrs)

Wharves: 02

Mattancherry Wharf

670.56

-

Ernakulam Wharf

917.00

-

Alongside Berths: 07

Mattancherry Wharf

-

10.67

Ernakulam Wharf

-

09.00

Fertilizer Berth

207.00

10.67

Coal Berths: 02

North Coal Berth

182.88

09.14

South Coal Berth

182.88

09.14

Tanker Berths

North Tanker Berth

231.36

09.14

South Tanker Berth

198.00

09.14

Cochin Oil Terminal

-

11.7

Boat Train Pier

182.88

09.14

Stream Moorings

60.96 - 171.21

04.57 - 9.14

Storage Accommodation
 59 thousand sq. mts. of covered area and 10 thousand sq. mts of open area.

Computerized Documentation
For yard planning, stacking and billing of containers.

Goods handled

· Break bulk: Iron & steel, wheat, cement, sugar, newsprint, machinery, raw cashew, tea, spices, etc.

· Dry bulk: Fertilizers, sulphur, rock phosphate, coal, zinc concentrate, food grains etc.

· Liquid bulk: Crude POL, phosphoric acid, liquid ammonia, cashew shell liquid, palm oil, etc.

Visakhapatnam Port Trust                                                             [Top]
State : Andhra Pradesh
Location : Latitude 17degeee 41 ° N, Longitude 83 degrees 18° E
Traffic handled : 44.34 million tonnes (2001-02)
Port Area
  Inner Harbour

1. Water Spread- 247 acres
2. Land Area- 9591 acres

  Outer Harbour

1. Water Spread- 494 acres
2. Land area- 62 acres

Facilities Available

· Liquid handling facility
· Iron Ore handling facility
· Fertilizer handling facility
· Cargo handling facility
· Warehousing and Storage

Fertilizer Handling Facility
· No. of berths (inner harbour) - 1
· Ship of size (in DWT) - 35,000
· Others - Mechanical facilities provided by User Agency, M/s. Coromendal Fertilizer Ltd

Warehousing and Storage

A. Covered.

1) Warehouse

3

27,045 sq.m

2) Transit sheds

5

31,123 sq.m

3) Storage Sheds

2

13,284 sq.m

B. Open

1) Open space within customs limit

288,351 sq.m

2) Open Space outside customs

625,258 sq.m

3) Iron Ore stacking area

85,000 sq.m

4) Other open space

152,319 sq.m


Mormugao Port Trust                                                                               [Back]
State : Goa
Location : West coast of India
Monsoon : May to mid September
Cargo handled : 22.93 million tonnes (2001-02)
Types of cargo handled : Iron ore, petroleum products coke, coal, fertilizer, sugar, alumina and containerized cargoes.

· The port is an ISO 9002 certified port.

· This is the premier iron ore exporting port of India with an annual throughput of Rs. 17.97 million in 2001-02 tonnes of iron ore traffic

· One of the ten premier ore handling ports in the world

· Compulsory pilotage for inward and outward movement of ships provided round-the-clock

· Excellent facilities, high productivity, streamlined administration and a dedicated workforce

Facilities Available

  •  Special Ore handling facilities.

  •   Cargo handling equipment for general cargo.

  •   Storage Facilities.

Storage Facilities for General Cargo

Description

No. of Plots/Sheds

Area (sq. mts.)

StorageCapacity(tonnes )

  Covered Storage

Owned by the Port

Transit Shed

2

10010

15015

Warehouses

5

17096

35644

Total

7

27106

50659

Other Warehouse & Godowns

C.W.C

3

8412

12618

F.C.I

2

8268

12402

Total

5

16680

25020

Open Storage

Behind B. No. 6 & 7

3

13332

39996

Behind B. No. 10

1

16000

48000

Behind B. No.11

1

22200

66600

Total

5

51532

154596

Storage Facilities for Liquid Cargo

Company

No. of tanks

Capacity (in Kls.)

Products Handled

Indian Oil Corporation.

18

115329

POL Products

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation.

8

35308

POL Products

Zuari Industries Ltd.

3

13554

Phosphoric Acid

IMC Ltd

2

4155

Furnace Oil, Caustic Soda, Molasses, etc.

J.R. Enterprises

2

8000

- do -

United Storage & Tank Terminals Ltd

4

5870

- do -

Total

37

182216

 

New Mangalore Port Trust                                                                       [Top]
State : Karnataka
Location : West coast of India - Latitude: 12° 55.5' N, Longitude: 74° 48.5' E.
Monsoon : May to September
Nearest Airport : Bajpe Mangalore

Port area

o Water Spread: 320 acres
o Land Area: 2030 acres
o Total: 2350 acres
o Railways: At present the New Mangalore Port is connected with the Konkan Railway which connects Maharashtra/Goa with Karnataka. Tamil Nadu is also connected by a Broad Gauge link.
o Roads: NH 17 passes just outside the Port, thus making the Port easily accessible and linking it to large cities like Bangalore. Other highways link it to Goa and Mumbai in the North, Calicut and Cochin in the South and to the main coffee and spice growing plantation areas of the hinterland.

Storage Space Availability
Transit sheds/overflow sheds in the wharf area

Nos.

Area

Capacity (metric tones)

1

5574 sq. mtrs

10,000

1

4380 sq. mtrs

8,000

1

4920 sq. mtrs

8,000

2 overflow Sheds

4380 sq. mtrs. each

8,000

Commercial Advantage
· Congestion free port on the West Coast of India.
· Congestion free transit sheds/overflow sheds and abundant open area for stacking cargo in & outside the wharf area.
· Export cargo can avail 30-day free period and
· Priority berthing of ships for Export Cargo.
· Container Freight Station in close vicinity of the port.
· First Port to have state of the art cement terminal.
· Largest LPG Handling Port in India.
· Second largest iron ore handling Port.

Major Exports and Imports

· Commodities exported: granite stones, plywood, iron ore, POL products, molasses, etc.

· Imports: POL products, wood pulp, timber logs, finished fertilizers, sulphur, liquid ammonia, phosphoric acid, wheat, machinery, scrap etc.

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