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