Category: Kandla Port
Kandla Port in Gujarat has handled the most cargo in the fiscal. It has handled around 68 million tonnes. The port which handles both dry and liquid cargo is 5 million tonnes ahead than its rival Vizag port. Among dry cargo import, it handles fertilizer the most while in exports, it was soya.
The port is looking at expansion options. It plans to deepen Bundar basin at Kandla to facilitate barge jetties and also to deepen Tuna barge jetty. It is also planning 4 dry cargo jetties to ease the congestion. The USP and success of Kandla could be its lowest per tonne cargo handling cost.