A New Container Terminal planned at Deendayal Port (Kandla)

2021-02-22 17:16:30 Indian Ports News

The Board of Trustees of the Deendayal Port (Kandla) took up for consideration Development of a container terminal at Tuna Tekra under Public Partnership Mode and an Build Operate and Transfer basis.

The board took up for consideration the draft feasibility report for the terminal, Draft conecession agrement and the draft RFQ.

 It also took for consideration the development, Operation and Maintenance of container terminal at Berths 11 and 12 of the port on PPP mode and allotment of additional land for additional container yard by KICTPL.

The development of multipurpose cargo berth off Tuna-Tekra outside Kandla Creek on BOT basis - Approval of Draft Feasibility Report, PPPAC Memorandum, Draft RFP, Draft Concession Agreement (DCA) and Draft RFQ was also taken up at the meeting.

Board considered dredging and covered godowns for storage of agri products

The board also took up for consideration  Dredging in the navigational channel and alongside cargo berths/oil jetties and allotment of covered godowns for storage of agri products.

It also took a decision on award of contract on nomination basis to commence operation of ferry services from Dahej Terminal from Kandla port and Operation of RoRo ferry service between Dahej and Ghogha – Award of contract on nomination basis for carrying out Bathymetry survey work at Dahej.

The meeting also considered the issue of  Exemption of Special Port Service charges on rail-bound/rail-borne cargo passing through the port.

a decision was also taken on awarding the work of construction of jetty for the Coast Guard at Offshore Oil Terminal Department, Vadinar.

Chairman of the port Sanjay Mehta presided over the meeting. Those who attended the meeting include  Mr Nandeesh Shukla, IRTS, Deputy Chairman, DPT,   Mr Arvind Chaudhary, Economic Adviser, Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways,  Mr Bibhash Kumar Thakur, IFS, Ministry of Env., Forests & Climate Change,  Mr Prabhat Kumar, IRTS, Rep., Western Railway, DIG Rajesh Makwana, Rep., Coast Guard, Mr T. Ravi, Commissioner of Customs, Kandla, Capt. Santoshkumar Darokar, MMD, Kandla and Mr L. Satyanarayan, Labour Trustee

The Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Board of Trustees welcomed Mr Arvind Chaudhary, Economic Adviser, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Govt. of India, to the Board of DPT.

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