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.