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Welcome to the Port of Visakhapatnam.

Port of Visakhapatnam is one of the leading major ports of India. The Port is located on the east coast of India at a latitude of 17042' 00'' North and longitude of 83023' 00'' East and the  time zone  is GMT + 5:30. The Port has three harbours viz., outer harbour, inner harbour and the fishing harbour. The outer harbour with a water spread of 200 hectares has 6 berths and the inner harbour  with a water spread of 100 hectares  has 18 berths.

Bestowed  with  natural deep water basins, the outer harbour is capable of accommodating 150,000 DWT vessels and draft upto 17 meters.The inner  harbour is capable of accommodating  vessels  upto 230 meters  LOA  and  draft upto 11 meters.
I welcome  you  once again to  the  Port of Visakhapatnam and hope that you enjoy surfing through our website. Sri M.T. Krishna Babu, IAS
Chairman

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Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

Parliamentary Standing Committee visit on 01.02.2015

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Port of Visakhapatnam has successfully berthed a vessel with a draft of 12.22 meters in the Inner Harbour for the first time. The vessel NUEVA FORTUNA of Greece Nationality with LOA 189.99 meters, beam 32.26 meters and DWT 50992 is berthed on 4.2.2015 at the WQ-2 berth in the Inner harbour. Read More...

A Recod of 41,808 Thermal Coal in bulk was loaded on 02-01-2015 at Quay-3 berth in to m.v. CHENNAI JAYAM

A Recod of 6057 tonnes of Alumina was loaded on 10-09-2014 at EQ-5 in to m.v. SEACLIFF

The VPT facility has been developed with a total investment of around Rs.400 crore to handle 27000 tonnes per hour with harbour mobile cranes of 100tonne capacity ultra modern wagon loaders and 2.1 KM long cnveyor system

Permissible draft at EQ-6 increased from 10.21m to 11m (on raising tide of 0.85m) with immediate effect.

The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has introduced

e-procurement and e-tendering system from 5th January 2011. Download-Instructions To Bidders

Port of Visakhapatnam handled record cargo throughput of 68.04 million tonnes during the year 2010-11 surpassing its previous record of 65.50 million tonnes handled during 2009-10


"Hindi is the light of the nation" said Smt.Vineet Kulsresth, Joint Director, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India to-day at Hindi inspection and Valedictory function of Hindi Ustav held at Sri Sambamurthy auditorium, Port Administrative Office Building. She started the programme by lighting the lamp as Chief Guest of the function. She also said, Hindi implementation in VPT is appreciable and all the officers and employees are working in Hindi with utmost dedication. Joint Director emphasized that VPT is implementing Hindi in areas like hospital also and it is really noteworthy because there the maximum business is with doctors, nurses and patients. She congratulated VPT for it’s best efforts in the field of Hindi implementation.

Visakhapatnam Port Trust has signed the concession agreement on 17-12-2014 for the PPP Project "Extension of Existing Container Terminal in Visakhapatnam Port on Design, Build, Finance, Operate, Transfer (DBFOT) basis

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Port Area,
Visakhapatnam-530035.
Phone: 91- 891- 2876001.
FAX: 91- 891- 2565023.
EPABX:2564841.
e-mail: info@vizagport.com

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