Kachchigarh Port was awarded for development to L&T IDPL in August 2010 by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB). Kachchigarh is a greenfield all-weather Port to be developed through Public Private Partnership (PPP) model under the port policy announced by GMB. The concession is for a period of 30 years extendable to 50 years.
Kachchigarh is located in Okha Mandal Taluk, Jamnagar District. It is 13 km north of Dwaraka and almost midway to Okha. The site is located 1.5 km away from the Okha-Jamnagar state highway. The Western railway line runs parallel to the highway with rail head at Varvala, 7 km away from the proposed port site.
L&T IDPL proposes to develop the port on BOOT basis in phases. The port will be adopting the Landlord Business Model for its operations. Sub-concessions will be awarded to Companies showing interest in the Port.