Infrastructure

The port has easy access to the hinterland by road, rail and air. It is strategically located in close proximity to the primary hinterland covering Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and north Tamil Nadu.

Cargo Handling Facilities

  • 10 Liebherr cranes: 4 nos. of LHM600 with 208 MT capacity & 6 nos. of LHM500 with 140 MT capacity; all having outreach of 52 mtrs
  • 2 Gottwald cranes (GHMK6406) - 110 MT capacity, outreach of 46 mtrs
  • 1 Sennebogen crane: model no.: 880EQ - Green line - Crawler type - outreach of 33 mtrs - SWL in hook mode 35 mtrs & grab mode 20 mtrs
  • These cranes provide a discharge rate of 750 to 1,000 MT per hour per crane
  • 4 ship unloaders. Each ship unloader with a capacity of 2,000 TPH
  • Conveyor system with a capacity up to 4,000 TPH
  • Presently 12 hoppers with a capacity of 120 CBU
  • Dedicated port owned cargo handling equipment like tippers, loaders, excavators, dozers, etc.
  • 21 weighbridges. 7 of 120 MT and 14 of 60 MT and 3 in-motion railway weighbridges
  • Dedicated railway sidings - 6 for Coal, 1 for Coal / Dolomite, 2 for Fertilizers, 2 for Limestone, 1 for Iron Ore, 1 for Granites and 1 for Containers
  • Locomotives: 4 WDS-6 & 2 WDM-2
  • 20 automatic bagging machines with a total capacity of 42,000 MT/day
  • Night navigation: Round-the-clock pilotage
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