PORTS UNDER OPERATION

Gopalpur Port

Gopalpur Port was operated by the Government of Odisha as a seasonal lighterage Port from 86-87. The Port was upgraded to all weather direct berthing port through international competitive bidding process selecting Gopalpur Ports Limited as developer. The Concession Agreement between Government of Odisha and Gopalpur Ports Limited was signed on 14th September, 2006 on BOOST basis. The Port was handed over to Gopalpur Ports Limited on 30th October,2006 for development.

The All-weather Directing Berthing Port is started its commercial operation on 29.03.2013. But due to very severe cyclone 'PHAILIN' hit the port on 12th October 2013 and disrupted the entire harbour protective structures including the total backup infrastructure and the Port operation has been suspended till date. Now the restoration as well as developmental work is in progress.

Project Cost Rs.1,411.00 Crore
Cargo handling Capacity 0.55 MTPA-54.00 MTPA
Length of Approach Channel 1.9 Kms.
Berths 1 No. (300 Mtr.)
Vessel Size 80000 DWT
Draft -12.5 Mtr.

Dhamara Port

The Concession Agreement was signed between Government of Odisha and International Sea-ports limited on 02.04.1998 on Boost basis for development of green field Port at Dhamara. Dhamara Port has been developed by the Dhamara Port Company Limited. 1st Phase construction work of the Port has been completed and put to operation since 06.05.2011. 2nd Phase expansion of port has also been initiated.

Project Cost Rs.10,016.00 Crore
Cargo handling Capacity 25 MTPA-109 MTPA
Length of Approach Channel 18 Kms.
Berths 2 Nos. (700 Mtr.)
Vessel Size 180000 DWT
Draft -18 Mtr.