Unique features

• Island Break-water, constructed by scuttling two old ships JANUS and WELLESDON which form the
skeleton around which a rubble mound is formed.

• It is a natural port endowed with deep water basins formed by a high promontory into the sea,known as Dolphin’s Nose Hill to the south and Ross Hill to the North of the entrance channel.

• The only port in India and first of its kind in South Asia to have a Cavern facility for LPG – a mined rock
Cavern at a depth of 200 mtrs. below sea level (capacity: 60,000 T)