Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer and part of the Adani Group, recently inaugurated the Phase II expa..."> Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer and part of the Adani Group, recently inaugurated the Phase II expa...">

Adani Ports expands Dhamra Port capacity

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer and part of the Adani Group, recently inaugurated the Phase II expansion of Dhamra Port in Odisha.

The phase II expansion of Dhamra Port, will increase the Cargo handling capacity of the port to over 100 million tonne per annum (mtpa), up from 25 mtpa currently handled. The port is located at 215km from Bhubaneswar and is situated between Haldia in West Bengal and Paradip in Odisha. The port serves as a gateway to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and the entire geopolitical region including the ASEAN region.

Mr. Karan Adani, CEO, APSEZ said: “We are delighted by the speed of execution of our teams that completed this expansion of the Phase II of Dhamra Port way before schedule. This expansion will help us achieve our vision 2020 of 200 MMT, well ahead of time and we now aim to touch 500 MMT by the year 2025. We acknowledge the support of Government of Odisha which enabled us to achieve this feat which renews our conviction and commitment to make Adani Dhamra Port an island of excellence, not only for Odisha but also for India.”

APSEZ is the country’s largest port company with presence across ten locations in India. APSEZ operates ports in Mundra, Hazira, Tuna Tekra (Kandla) and Dahej, in Gujarat, Dhamra in Odisha, Katupalli and Ennore in Tamil Nadu and operates specialised coal handling facilities at Mormugao in Goa and Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. It is also setting up a container transhipment hub at Vizinjham in Kerala.

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