Adani Group has secured clearance from government of India to set up the bulk terminal in Kandla Port with an investment of Rs. 10,600 million. It will have a capacity of 14.11 million tpa and is located at Tuna, 20 kms off Kandla. It may be noted, the company is also setting up terminals at Hazira, Mormugao, Vizag and Abbot Point in Australia.
Kandla Port is setting up 3 more berths 13,15 and 16 with an investment of Rs. 6000 million. The combined 3 berths will have a capacity to handle 6 million tpa of cargo per year. RAS Infraport Pvt. Ltd, JRE Infra Pvt. Ltd and PSL Infrastructure & Ports Pvt. Ltd will construct the berths and is likely to go operational in 3 years. IFFCO is also setting up a 2 million tpa barge jetty with an investment of Rs. 270 million. Four berths in a single line of 1.2 km will provide facilities for berthing bigger ships requiring draft of 13.5 m. Construction operations have already begun and will have modern handling equipment and rail connectivity.
Kandla Port, a natural harbour is situated in Kandla creek and is around 90 kms from the gulf of Kutch. It is one of the dynamic port and has 11 dry cargo berths and 12th cargo berth is under development. It is also setting up a state-of-the-art container terminal with a capacity of 3.6 mmtpa. For more details, you can download the document here