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GANGAVARAM

GANGAVARAM BRANCH

(This port is managed by Visakhapatnam Branch)

F-6, Marine Towers,

25-9-14/11 Rajavari Street,

Visakhapatnam – 530001

Person in Charge : Mr. G. G. Rao

Tel : +91 0891 2565649

Email : vizag.cb@chowgule.co.in

NAUTICAL POSITION Latitude: 17° 37′ N

Longitude: 83° 14′ E

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION It is a man made port situated 6 nm South West of Visakhapatnam (Vizag)
AUTHORITY Gangavaram Port Limited
PORT OFFICIAL NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NOS.
Capt. R. R. Tripathi Dy.Conservator +91 9701684545
Capt. Pritam Mohanty Harbour Master +91 9849562404
Capt. R Prakash Dy.Harbour Master +91 7675992111
SALIENT FEATURES (ARRIVING / SAILING)
APPROACH LOA 292 m
Beam 45 m
Draft 17.50 m (capesize)
TIDES Not required
WEATHER Most of the time fine, with moderate rains.
PILOTAGE Pilotage is compulsory. Pilot boards incoming ships and disembarks outgoing ships.
Round the clock navigation facilities are available.
NIGHT NAVIGATION Available

 

BERTHS LENGTH (m) DRAFT (m) TYPES OF CARGO HANDLED BERTH FACILITIES
BERTH NO.1 240 14.5 multipurpose berth NO CRANES
BERTH NO. 2 & 3 585 15.5 multipurpose berth 2 NO HMC
BERTH NO.4 340 17.5 IRON ORE MECH. LOADER
BERTH NO.5 320 17.5 COAL 2 GANTRY CRANES – MECH. CONVEYOR SYSTEM
BERTH NO.6 354 17.5 COAL 2 GANTRY CRANES – MECH. CONVEYOR SYSTEM
BERTH NO.7 235 15.5 multipurpose berth NO CRANES
BERTH NO.8 275 15.5 multipurpose berth NO CRANES
BERTH NO.9 325 15.5 multipurpose berth NO CRANES
CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT FOR COAL TERMINAL
SHIP UNLOADER STACKER 2 NO.S – 2400 TPH
RECLAIMER 1 NO – 4000 TPH
STACKER CUM RECLAIMER 1 NO – 1500 TPH
FOR MULTIPURPOSE BERTH
MOBILE HARBOUR CRANES 1 NO – 4000/1500 TPH
FOR IRON ORE 2 NOS. 1500 TPH EACH
SHIP LOADER 1 NO. 4500 TPH
STACKER 1 NO. 1500 TPH
RECLAIMER 1 NO. 4500 TPH
WORKING SHIFTS SHIFT WORKING
1st SHIFT 06.00 to 14.00 HRS
2nd SHIFT 14.00 to 22.00 HRS
3rd SHIFT 22.00 to 06.00 HRS (NEXT DAY)
WORKING DAYS / WEEK ALL 365 DAYS INCLUDING SUNDAYS / HOLIDAYS
STORAGE OPEN STACK YARD MORE THAN 3 MMT
IRON ORE AND COAL STOCKYARD WITH COMBINED STORAGE CAPACITY
PORT CONNECTIVITY WELL CONNECTED WITH NHAI ROADS, RAILWAYS AND AIRPORT. ADDITIONAL LINK ROAD BY 12 KM CONNECTING NH BY GPL AND NHAI.
COMMUNICATION & TRANSPORT THE NEAREST AIRPORT IS AT VIZAG ITSELF AND IS ABOUT 15 KMS AWAY FROM THE PORT AND THE NEAREST RAILWAY STATION IS 12 KMS AWAY.
PROVISIONS AVAILABLE
BUNKERS AVAILABLE AND SUPPLIED THROUGH TRUCKS OR BARGES.
WATER SUPPLY SUPPLIED BY  PRIVATE  THROUGH TRUCKS
SHIP REPAIRS NOT AVAILABLE. A WELL-BUILT SHIPBUILDING YARD (HINDUSTAN SHIP-YARD) IS PRESENT.
GARBAGE FACILITIES AVAILABLE BY PRIVATE PARTIES.
MEDICAL FACILITIES AGENTS MUST MAKE ARRANGEMENTS WITH PRIVATE HOSPITALS WHEN NECESSARY.
WATCHMAN NOT REQUIRED
LIGHTERS NOT AVAILABLE

 

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
– MASTER PLAN HAS PROVISION FOR 29 BERTHS WITH A CAPACITY OF 200 MPTA.

– PROPOSAL TO CONSTRUCT  4 NEW BERTHS IN 2ND PHASE