Dhamra Port

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    Dhamra Port Company Limited (DPCL), a 50:50 Joint Venture Company of Larsen & Toubro Limited and Tata Steel, was commissioned in May 2011.

    Dhamra Port is a deep-water, all-weather Port in Orissa. The Port has been developed on BOOST (Build, Own, Operate, Share and Transfer) Basis and the Government of Orissa has given the concession to DPCL to Operate the Port for a Period of 34 Years Including 4 years of Construction Period. 

    Dhamra Port is located near the village Dhamra on the North of the river Dhamra, about 65 km from Bhadrak in Orissa. It is situated between Haldia and Paradip Ports. Dhamra is in close proximity to the mineral belt of Orissa, Jharkhand and West Bengal and its deep draft suitable for large vessels makes the port one of the most cost-effective and efficient Ports on the Eastern coast of India.

    Few Parameters of the Port are mentioned below:

    • Berthing of two capsize vessels with facilities for simultaneous discharging and loading operations
    • Fully mechanized and efficient cargo handling systems
    • Discharging Vessels at the rate of 60,000 tonnes/day
    • Loading Rakes within 1.5 hours
    • Unloading rakes within 3 hours
    • Loading vessels at the rate of 80,000 tonnes /day
    • Iron-ore Stock pile Capacity -710,000 tonnes
    • Coal Stock pile Capacity – 630,000 tonnes
    • Cargo : Export of Iron Ore and Imports of Coal & Limestone
    • 2 x 2,800 tph ZPMC Ship Un-Loaders, 1 x 5,000 tph ZPMC Ship Loader, 2 nos. 25 tips/hr Wagon Tippler system, 4 nos. Stacker Reclaimers and 2 nos. Rapid Loading Systems
    • Railway Connectivity to Bhadrak on main line, total length of 65 km and entry and exit towards both Kolkata and Chennai directions complete with auto signaling & telecommunication and overhead electrification
    • 132 KV Transmission line from Bhadrak along our corridor & Switchyard at Port

    L&T IDPL exited the project by divesting its stake in Dhamra Port to Adani Ports in May 2014.

  • Technical Details

    Number of Berths  Two
    Capacity 27 MTPA
    Jetty Length 700 M
    Draft 18 Meters
    Vessel type Cape size (1,80,000 DWT)
    Ship Unloader 2 x 2800 TPH
    Ship Loader 1 x 5000 TPH
    Wagon Tippler 2 Nos x 25 Tips/Hr
    Stacker & Reclaimer 4 Nos
    Rapid Loading system 2 Nos
    Rail Connectivity Dhamra to Bhadrak