COORDINATES

APPROACH / ENTRANCE CHANNEL

LENGTH: About 15 Kilo Meters. DEPTH: 12.20 metres. The maximum daily acceptable draft will depend upon the highwater height for the day subject to 10% UKC.

TURNING BASIN

Not applicable

BREAK WATERS

Not applicable

ANCHORAGES

Vessel can anchor 2.5 to 3 Nautical Miles Southwest of Outer Tuna Buoy in proportionate to vessel draft.

GENERAL BERTH RESTRICTION

BERTH: 4 Berths. LOA: 295 Meters. Beam: 45.00 Meters. Draft: 15.00 Meters; as of now, the port accepts vessels of draft up to 15.60 Meters in fair weather and up to 14.96 meters in monsoon weather. Port authority issue DRAFT CIRCULAR to this effect every quarterly.

PILOTAGE & NIGHT NAVIGATION

Pilotage is compulsory.
Pilot onboard will take place about 1.0 hours before high water during day light hours.
Presently Berthing will be carried out only during day light hours and Un-berthing will be done dark hours.
Pilot Boat maintains a listening watch on VHF CH-16/08 round the clock.

NAVIGATION CHART

Indian Hydrographic Office Charts: 203, 2018, and 2059; British Admiralty Charts: 39,43 and 3466. The correction showing the terminal on the chart has still not been published.

WATER DENSITY

Water density varies from 1020 to 1030.

UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE

A minimum UKC of 10% of ship's draft will be maintained at the time of berthing. Maximum Acceptable draft is basis the lowest low water for the month.

DETAILS OF BUOYS

Not Applicable

INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNICATION

Well connected with national road network.

Nearest Railway Station: Gandhidham

Nearest Airport – Bhuj (Domestic) & Kandla International airport: Ahmedabad

PORT RADIO AND INFO SERVICE: VHF Channel 16. Fully equipment round the clock signal station.

WEATHER CONDITIONS

An all-weather port with tropical and dry climate conditions.
Temperature 25o C to 44o C during summer and 10o C to 25o C during winter.
Monsoon 15 May to 14 August.
Scanty rainfall thereby enabling round the year operations.
A sheltered harbour so no adverse wave effect.
Non cyclonic maximum winds (30-40kmph) occur during May-August.
Wind speeds are relatively less during North East Monsoon.
Wind speeds up to 180 KMPH have been observed during cyclonic storms.

PORT REGULATIONS

ISPS COMPLIANT: Yes. Security Level 2 (one)

DY. PFSO DETAILS

PFSO / HARBOUR MASTER DY. PFSO KANDLA TOWER
CAPT. P. SRINIVAS (HM) CAPT.T. K. Singh Signal Supdt: AR Jadeja
Hand phone: +91-9825803499 Hand phone: +91-9879614232 Mob: 98252 27246 / Tel: 2836 - 270549/270194
Tel no.(off) +91-2836-270201 Tel: VHF Channel 16/08 - Watching 24 hours round the clock.
  Email: terminalmanager@polestarttmterminal.com Email: signalkpt@gmail.com; kptsignal@gmail.com

TIDAL DATA

PARTICULARS KANDLA CREECK - HEIGHT ABOVE CHART DATAM
Mean High Water Spring (MHWS) +6.60 M CD
Mean Sea Level (MSL) +3.80 M CD
Mean Low Water Neap (MHWN) +5.70 M CD
Mean Low Water Neap (MLWN) +1.8O M CD
Mean Low Water Spring (MLWS) +0.80 M CD

PORT WORKING HOURS

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

Except few NATIONAL HOLIDAYS port is operational for entire year.

Cargo operation: Round the clock 24x7

SHIFT TIME RECESS TIME
1ST SHIFT 0001-0800 hours 0400-0430 hours.
2ND SHIFT 0800-1600 hours 1300-1330 hours
3RD SHIFT 1600-2400 hours 2100-2130 hours

PORT HEALTH OFFICE

Available

MAIN CARGOES

Coal , Salt , Pet coke , Mop , Dap , Fertilizer , Sulphur , Sbm , Gypsum , Urea ,

REPATRIATION

Yes. All nationals

FRESH WATER

Available

STORE / PROVISIONS :

WORKSHOP

Available

BUNKERS

Available

GARBAGE DISPOSAL

Available

SLOP DISCHARGE

No Facility

CASH TO MASTER

Available

BERTHING POLICY/PRIORITY

Being a private port berth will be allotted to First come first serve basis

PORT NORMS

CARGOS PERFORMANCE-DAY
Coal 15000 MT day
Salt 10000 MT day
Pet coke 12000 MT day
Mop 15000 MT day
Dap 12000 MT day
Fertilizer 12000 MT day
Sulphur 12000 MT day
Sbm 12000 MT day
Gypsum 10000 MT day
Urea 10000 MT day

BERTH INFORMATION & RESTRICTIONS

4 berths consisting of 3600 meters to cater 2 vessels of 100,000 DWT in front of jetty structure and to cater 2 vessels of 75000 DWT in rear side of jetty. Fully mechanical berth having 10 KM long conveyor system.

Berth No. 1 and 3 handles 2 vessels ranging from 10,000 DWT to 100,000 DWT. Berth No. 2 and 4 handles 2 vessels ranging from 10,000 DWT to 75,000 DWT.

 

Berth Panel no. Max per LOA Max per beam Max per draft DWT Displacement Cargoes Equipments Remarks
B-1   295 45 16.2 100000 120000 Dry bulk & Break-bulk 4 mobile harbour crane and also mechanical conveyor system  
B-2   295 45 15 75000 90000 Dry bulk & Break-bulk 4 mobile harbour crane and also mechanical conveyor system  
B-3   295 45 16.2 100000 120000 Dry bulk & Break-bulk 4 mobile harbour crane and also mechanical conveyor system  
B-4   295 45 15 75000 90000 Dry bulk & Break-bulk 4 mobile harbour crane and also mechanical conveyor system  

 

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Dredged bed level at front berth No. 1 & 3 shall be maintained (-) 16.20 meter to chart datum and at rear end berth No. 2 & 4 shall be maintained (-) 15.10 to chart datum.

61 Nos. fendering system with spacing is 6.5 meters are available.

Minimum depth at the dredged channel is 12.2 meters.

Minimum depth of water alongside the berth is 15.00 meters.

Bollards of capacity 120 and 100 tons are provided on front and rear side berths for safe mooring of vessels.

OTHER FACILITIES

Single Window System: APSEZ manages all port operations including berthing, stevedoring, back-up handling and dispatch of cargo.

Installed high-speed mechanized bagging system for quality packaging and faster turnaround of rakes and trucks.

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENTS

Crane lifting capacity up to 104 MT, SWL up to 72 MT, with discharge rate up to 42000 MTPD.

Fully mechanized terminal with approx. 10 KM of conveyor network with high speed discharging system, with a discharge rate @ 2100-3200 TPH, high speed conveyor system with a speed of 8 M/S.

Being a private port there is no scope for private players.

MAIN CARGO HANDLING

Coal, Sulphur, Rock Phosphate, Scrap, Copper Concentrate, Gypsum, Dolomite Flour Spar, MOP, Urea, DAP, Rice, Agriproducts, Logs, Granite blocks, Steel products, Project cargo, Salt ,Fertilizer, Cement, Sugar, Coated Pipes, T/Logs, Bentonite, Wheat, Barley, stone chips, Aggregates, Steel Coils, Iron ore, HBI iron, kaolin, clay, Mill scale, pet coke etc…

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE

OPEN STORAGE

80 Hectares of back yard area for stacking of cargo, storage godown for 100,000 MTs cargo.

LOAD / DISCHARGE FACILITY SPECIFICATION

Through shore cranes and vessels gears.

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