port and LNG regassification terminal
The royal dutch/shell group of companies (Shell) is developing an
all-weather port and liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) regassification terminal at
Hazira - Gujarat, north-west India. The Port will be ready to import LNG by
the end of Quarter 1,2004, offering a cost effective solution to the end
customer of LNG importation. The development plans also include solid cargo
handling facilities (both bulk and general) for use by port customers.
Technical studies indicate that conditions at Hazira allow an all-weather
port to be implemented at a minimum cost while providing round-the-year
Latitude : 21° 38'N
Longitude : 69° 37'E
Porbandar is an all-weather port with direct berthing facilities. It is
situated on the west coast of saurashtra facing the Arabian sea.
Import: Fertilisers, Coal & LPG
Oil cakes, groundnuts, HPS, Salt, cement/Clinker, Chemicals, Raw Cotton,
Clay Bauxite, Huilding Materials, reefer cargo, onions and fruits.
Latitude : 20° 51' 56''N
Longitude : 71° 21'50'' E
Jafrabad is an all-weather direct berthing Port for small oceangoing
vessels. It is situated in the Gulf of Cambay on the south west coast of
Saurashtra, inside the Jafrabad Creek on the west coast of India.
Latitude : 22° 28'N
Longitude : 60° 05'E
Okha is an all-weather port with direct berthing facilities. It is situated
on the north-west coast of Saurashtra Peninsula, at the mouth of the Gulf of
Kutch on the west coast of India.
Mineral Oil, coal, wheat, sulphur, coke, fertiliser
Raw bauxite, calcium Bauxite, chemicals, salt, clinker.
Mundra port (GAPL)
Latitude : 22° 44' 24'' N
Longitude : 69° 47' 13'' E
Mundra Port dons a mantle of a 4000-year historical legacy of Gujarat's
maritime glory. Today, Mundra once more opens up India's most natural
gateway to the world.
Mundra Port is a fully commercial and professionally managed multi-purpose
port making the optimum utilisation of all the resources, potential and
abilities available. Its comprehensive range of maritime services are
continuously enhanced to serve customers satisfactorily.
Mundra Port has practised a comprehensive and integrated development
philosophy in the areas of marine structures, backup storage area, cargo
handling facilities, and logistics, within the port with a single window
operating system for the customer's satisfaction.
Mundra Port, the most advanced customer specialist port, is the only port
in the country which offers state-of-the-art port services, including
stevedoring, storage and cargo transfer (mechanised cargo handling), etc.
under one umbrella.
Latitude : 22° 49'N
Longitude : 69° 21'E
Mandvi is a fair-weather lighterage Port. It is situated on the right bank
of river Rukmavati in the Gulf of Kutch. On the west coast of India.
Fertilisers, Building Materials, Dates, General Cargo.
Clay, Bentonite, Bauxite, cotton seeds, salt, oil cakes, general cargo.
Alang Ship-Breaking Yard
Latitude : 21° 21'N
Longitude : 72° 12'E
The ship-breaking yard at Alang is situated 50 kms from the district
headquarters of Bhavnagar on the Bhavnagar-veraval coastal highway.
A total of 183 plots are being developed for ship-breaking activities 92 in
alang yard and 91 in sosiya Yard. Of these, 10 plots each of 6,000 sq. mtrs.
Area have been earmarked for breaking VLCCs/ ULCCs.
Import of scrap vessels.
- Largest ship-breaking yard in the world.
- Largest vessel beached was of 51,450 LDT.
- Direct employment to about 25,000 akilled and unskilled labourers.
- Indirect employment through downstream industries, viz. Re-rolling
mills, foundries, oxygen plants, transporters, scarp yard, etc. Capacity
to break about 4.0 million MT per annum.