COORDINATES

APPROACH / ENTRANCE CHANNEL

LENGTH: 3775 Meters. DRAFT: 16.00 Meters, WIDTH: 250 Meters

The Water Basin has been dredged to a depth of 15.5 metres while the Coal Berth has been dredged to a depth of 15.5 metres.

TURNING BASIN

DIA: 600 Meters, DEPTH: 15.5 Meters

BREAK WATERS

The North Breakwater is 300 Meters long while the South Breakwater is 1070 meters long. Type rubble-mound with accropode armour protection

ANCHORAGES

Anchorage Points: 13o 14.8’ min in north 80o 23.3’ min E (1.5 miles NE of Fairway Buoy),Fairway Buoy Points: 13o 12.9 m in North 80o 22.4 m in East.

GENERAL BERTH RESTRICTION

No of Berths 2. Max. Draft 15 Meters. Max Per. Draft 13.50 Meters

PILOTAGE & NIGHT NAVIGATION

Round the clock Navigation permitted Tugs required 3 nos of 40T Bollard Pull &2 Pilots of EPL. Approximate time of pilotage from anchorage to berth 2 hours.

NAVIGATION CHART

IH Chart No. 3028

WATER DENSITY

About 1.019

UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE

1 Meter

DETAILS OF BUOYS

Fair Buoy 1 NO. Channel Marking Buoys 6 nos. and transit towers 2 nos.

INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNICATION

ROAD: well connected to various trading centres in Tamilnadu and neighbouring states Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh by NH-138,NH45B and various state Highways.

RAIL: Port’s well connected national rail network.

 

AIR: Nearest domestic & international airport: Chennai.

Port radio and Info service: Port Working Channel – VHF Ch 16 / 74.

 

Name of port Emergency contacts / Port emergency response: SIGNAL STATION CH 16 & 74 

PH.NO. +91 44-27950013 / 27950014

 

Are there any Security Notices / Special Guidelines in force:  NOTHING

Whether shore leave permitted: YES, PERMITTED

WEATHER CONDITIONS

NORTH EAST Monsoon may be active in East Coast during October to December.

PORT REGULATIONS

ISPS COMPLIANT & SECURITY LEVEL: LEVEL 2

PFSO

 

Capt. Gupta – Mob No. +91 8754493122, Phone: +91 44 27950018

TIDAL DATA

Not Applicable

PORT WORKING HOURS

Cargo operation: Port working 24 hrs / 7 days with no holidays.

EPL is a private terminal, no local holidays and it works round the clock 365 days.

PORT HEALTH OFFICE

Currently Port Health Organisation do not have an office in Ennore Immigration has a standby office for vessel attendance only and clearances will need to be obtained from Chennai only.

MAIN CARGOES

Propane , Butane , Chemical , Hsd , MS/ATF , Lng , Coal , Limestone , Byrates in Bags , Gypsum , Cold rolled coils , Steel billets , Steel pipes , Steel slabs , Steel plates , Hot rolled coils , LPG ,

REPATRIATION

Yes. Possible

FRESH WATER

Available

STORE / PROVISIONS :

WORKSHOP

Available

BUNKERS

Available

GARBAGE DISPOSAL

Available

SLOP DISCHARGE

No Facility

CASH TO MASTER

Available

BERTHING POLICY/PRIORITY

Not Available

PORT NORMS

CARGOS PERFORMANCE-DAY
Propane 19200 MT day
Butane 19200 MT day
Chemical 4800 MT day
Hsd 21600 MT day
MS/ATF 9600 MT day
Lng 60000 MT day
Coal 25000 MT day
Limestone 15000 MT day
Byrates in Bags 18000 MT day
Gypsum 15000 MT day
Cold rolled coils 7000 MT day
Steel billets 3000 MT day
Steel pipes 3000 MT day
Steel slabs 3500 MT day
Steel plates 6000 MT day
Hot rolled coils 9000 MT day
LPG 19200 MT day

BERTH INFORMATION & RESTRICTIONS

According to the EPL authorities, on a case-by-case basis, they can extend the permissible draft to 16.5 metres based on entry at high water.

Coal Jetty itself can accommodate 2 Panamax size vessels on its North face having a capacity of 12 MMTPA.

 

South face of the coal jetty is not fitted with bollards or fenders. It also has a service pipeline duct running right along its face on the apron. On the seaward side of the berth, a sea dolphin has been fitted. This permits berthing of longer vessels, as there is an additional bollard available there. Currently vessels upto 300 metres can be turned around in the turning circle.

Chetttinadu coal Terminal : coal jetty was commissioned in the year 2011 to handle Coal cargoes other than Tamilnadu Electricity Board with a capacity of 10 MMTPA with mechanical conveyor operation for discharge and rake loading for dispatch at their yard.

 

Car cum General Cargo Terminal : Kamarajar port has developed a car cum general cargo terminal at Northern arm to handle project cargoes and PCC vessels for export and import with a capacity of 3 MMTPA with a yard to park 10000 cars at one time.

Chettinadu General Cargo berth: Berth commissioned during 2018 to handle general cargoes other than Coal and handles bulk and breakbulk with a capacity of 4 MMTPA. Discharge is carried out using HMC and by ships crane as well depends upon requirement.

 

Sical Iron Ore terminal : Berth commissioned in the year 2011 to handle export Iron ore, however due to Government restriction in export of Iron ore, the berth was unutilised and recently planned to convert the facility to Handle Coal cargoes using Gantry cranes / mechanical operations.

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Not Available

OTHER FACILITIES

Not Available

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENTS

2 Shore Based Unloaders (2000 TPH each) for gearless vessels

1 Hopper for self unloading vessels

 

6 Hoppers for geared vessels

2 Conveyors (4000 TPH each) linked to NCTPS

 

Present Capacity 12 MMTPA.

Expandable to 16 MMTPA

MAIN CARGO HANDLING

Not Available

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE

Not Available

LOAD / DISCHARGE FACILITY SPECIFICATION

The coal berth has been fitted with two Conveyors with a rated capacity of 4000 TPH running parallel to each other along its length. Also, two unloaders with a capacity of 2000 each TPH, have been fitted by the BOT operator-SICAL. The outreach is adequate to enable Panamax size vessels.

Currently, the Port conveyor system can be used for handling geared vessels, self-unloader vessels and gearless vessels. The phasing of this changes are also linked with the situation in the loading Port of Paradip for coastal coal cargoes.

 

The coal berth has been fitted with two Conveyors with a rated capacity of 4000 TPH running parallel to each other along its length. Also, two unloaders with a capacity of 2000 each TPH, have been fitted by the BOT operator-SICAL. The outreach is adequate to enable Panamax size vessels.

Currently, the Port conveyor system can be used for handling geared vessels, self-unloader vessels and gearless vessels. The phasing of this changes are also linked with the situation in the loading Port of Paradip for coastal coal cargoes.

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