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Developments



 

The Port has ambitious plans for modernization with the vision to become the most preferred Port in South Asian Region. Considerable investments from the inernal resources and through Private Sector  Participatin  are being made. The capacity of the Port will reach 125 million tonnes by the end of 12th  Five Year Plan with the projects under development on the anvil.

Details of major developments envisaged by the Port which are in different stages of implementation are given below. These developments would enhance the capacity to 110 million tonnes by 2014-15.

Projects in Progress


• Phase-II deepening of inner harbour entrance channel and turning circle to cater to vessels of 12.5 meters draft.

• Procurement of 2 nos., 50 T Bollard pull shipping tugs.

• Strengthening of 5 berths(EQ5, EQ6, WQ1, WQ2 and WQ3) in the inner harbour to cater to vessels of 12.5 meters draft.

• Extension of return end of WQ-1 and construction of WQ-8 return end

• Development of SBM facility at outer harbour for import of crude oil as JV with HPCL


Projects in pipeline


Strengthening and mechanization of the General-cum-bulk cargo berth(GCB) in the outer harbour to accommodate 2 lakh DWT coal vessels(DBFOT). The targeteted output at the facility for Panamax and Cape size vessels is 42,000 TPD and 70,000 TPD respectively.

Mechanised handling facilities for fertilizer at EQ7 berth(DBFOT) at a targeted output of 28,000TPD with storage sheds, silos and bagging plant.

Development of EQ1 and EQ1A berths in the inner harbour with mechanized handling facilities (DBFOT) at a targeted output of 15,000TPD and 27,000TPD for Handymax and Panamax vessels respectively for steam coal and thermal coal

Installation of mechanized iron ore handling facilities at WQ1 berth in the inner harbour (DBFOT) at a targeted output of 25,000TPD and 43,200TPD for Handymax and Panamax vessels respectively

Development of EQ10 berth in the inner harbour (DBFOT) for handling liquid cargo and chemicals including Bio-diesel at a targeted handling rate of 7,200TPD

Development of WQ6 berth in the inner harbour for multi commodities (DBFOT) such as Calcined PET Coke, Metallurgical coke, Steel, Granite etc.

Development of WQ7 and WQ8 berths in the inner harbour (DBFOT) for handling alumina and other dry bulk

Proposals on the anvil


Phase-III deepening of the inner harbour entrance channel and turning circle to cater to vessels of 14 meters draft

Dredging in the outer harbour to cater to 2 lakh DWT vessels

Upgradation of iron ore handling facilities in the outer harbour to accommodate 2 lakh DWT vessels.

Strengthening of 3 berths in the inner harbour to cater to vessels of draft upto 12.5 meters

Development of roads, bridges and flyovers

Development of interchange yard at Mindi

Development of Truck parking terminal

Upgradation of Information Technology (ERP, GPS, e-Procurement etc.)