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Updated On: 17-11-2022 01:47 PM



Strategic & Climate Advantage Cost Advantage Performance Advantage
All weather and 365 days 24 hours operational Port. Transparent Pricing Policy. Single Day highest quantity of Steam coal 56,247 tons was handled on 9.4.2016 surpassing its previous highest of 50,139 tons on 17.5.2015.
Tropical and dry climatic conditions.

Lowest Cost per ton amongst all Major Ports and Non – Major Ports.

  1. Cost effective Dry Dock service.
  2. Lowest Crude handling rates.
  3. Lowest Wharfage charges
The Port handled a total traffic of 9.53 MMT during May 2016, surpassing the previous best of 9.44 MMT during August. 2015.
Temperature varies from 25°C to 44°C during summer and from 10°C to 25°C during winter.

Free Storage

  1. 15 days Free Period for Export Cargo.
  2. 8 days Free Period for Timber Log imports.
  3. 5 days free period for other Import Cargoes.
  4. 3 days free period each for Import and Exrport of Hazardous Cargoes.
The Port crossed 50 MMT mark on 16.9.2016, 14 days earlier than the same cargo handling figure achieved during the last year.
Scanty Rainfall. Thereby, enabling round – the – year operations. Fire Fighting services free of charge. Single day highest quantity of 5.83 lakh tones (Kandla + Vadinar) was handled on 27.10.2016. surpassing its previous highest of 5.53 lakh tons (Kandla + Vadinar) on 31.5.2016.
Uninterrupted and smooth Port operations round – the – year clue to ideal climatic conditions. Timely billing & refund.  
No adverse wave effect. Being a sheltered harbour situated in the Creek. Comprehensive berthing and Storage policy .  
A Major Port that is nearest to the Middle East and Europe.