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HALDIA BRANCH
D-1/7, Swati Housing Complex,
Hatiberia, Dist. Midnapure,
Haldia (West Bengal) – 721607
Person in Charge : Mr. K. Dutta
Tel : +91 03224 265590
Email : haldia.cb@chowgule.co.in
NAUTICAL POSITION LATITDUE: 22° 02´ N

LONGITUDE: 88° 06´ E

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION 104 kms downstream of Kolkata, West Bengal and 130 km upstream from sand heads / anchorage.
AUTHORITY Kolkata Port Trust / Haldia Dock Complex,

Jawahar Tower Annex,

Haldia Township, Haldia,

Midnapur, West Bengal.

website : www.kolkataporttrust.gov.in

www.haldiadock.gov.in

PORT OFFICIAL NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NOS.
Mr. Manish Jain, I.A.S Deputy Chairman, Haldia O : +91 3224 2633209

R : +91 3224 263206

+91 033 22305438

(When at Kolkata)

Mob : +91 9836298602

email: dchdc@kopt.in dchdc@haldiadock.gov.in

Capt. S. N. Chaubey Manager (Marine Operations) O : +91 3224 252104 / 252449

R : +91 3224 263281

Mob : +91 9434052449

email : snchaubey@kopt.in

SALIENT FEATURES (ARRIVING / SAILING)
ANCHORAGE Vessels generally anchor at sandheads from where the vessel are guided by river pilot to the Haldia outer lock from where the berthing master guides the vessel to the destined berth.
APPROACH The channel to Haldia at present accepts vessels upto a depth of 9.5 m (max). The harbour master 6 weeks in advance publishes the draft forecast. The dock system being served by one lock gate with 2 (two) electrically operated caissons type gates with a clear length of 300.40m between outer and inner gates. Lock barrel width 39.65m & depth 10.37m below lowest low water. Ships having max. LOA 231.71m. &33.54m. beam can negotiate. Lead-in-jetty 335.50m. in length facilitates maneuvering. Turning basin of 549m. diameter & depth available in docks 13.72m.
TIDES Being a riverine port it’s always dependent on tides (range from 2 to 4m), which restricts the no. of inward / outward of vessels per day.
WEATHER Sunny with monsoon during the period June to Mid-September
PILOTAGE Pilotage is compulsory throughout the long riverine channel from pilot station to approch of lock gate entrance and is navigated by qualified pilot of Calcutta Port Trust only. The pilot station is located at lower gasper which is about 35 kms. from Haldia dock approch. A pilot vessel is always cruising on duty at pilot station for pilot embarkation / disembarkation. Vessels on arrival at sandheads are required to contact the pilot vessel Ch.16 call sign VWST. Presently a distance of approx. 53 kms. inside the river channel being navigated by the ship with the help of VTMS controlled automatically. On arrival at Haldia lock gate approch the river pilot embarks and hands over the vessel to berthing master for final berthing inside docks.
PORT CRAFT 22 t Bollard Pull Tug 1 no
32 t Bollard Pull Tug 1 no
30 t Bollard Pull Tug 3 nos
45 t Bollard Pull Tug 2 nos
35 t Bollard Pull Tug 2 nos
NIGHT NAVIGATION Lighthouse
Sagar Lighthouse (latitude 21°39’N, longitude 088°03’E) is situated on Middleton point on the Sagar Island one and a half km inshore. It is visible in clear weather from a distance of 28 kms. Dariapur lighthouse (latitude 21°47’N, longitude 087°52’E) is situated on the right bank of Hugli, South of Rassalpur river and about 2.7 kms inshore, is visible in clear weather from a distance of 35 kms.
Lighthouse
Sagar Lighthouse (latitude 21°39’N, longitude 088°03’E) is situated on Middleton point on the Sagar Island one and a half km inshore. It is visible in clear weather from a distance of 28 kms. Dariapur lighthouse (latitude 21°47’N, longitude 087°52’E) is situated on the right bank of Hugli, South of Rassalpur river and about 2.7 kms inshore, is visible in clear weather from a distance of 35 kms.
Light vessels
There are four unmanned light vessels. These are as follows:

(distances shown against each are southward from the Sagar Lighthouse)

U.G.L.F.

Latitude 21°29’57” N

Longitude 088°06’37.5″ E

L.G.L.F.

Latitude 21°21’57” N

Longitude 088°10’05” E

Talent WK L.V.

Latitude 21°17’21” N

Longitude 088°11’17” E

Eastern Channel L.V

Latitude 21°04’19” N

Longitude 088°11’07’ E

 

BERTHS LENGTH (m) DRAFT (m) PRIMARY CARGO HANDLED AT BERTH  BERTH FACILITIES (m)
HOJ – 1 289.63 8 POL PRODUCTS PIPELINE
HOJ – 2 330 10 POL PRODUCTS PIPELINE
HOJ – 3 330 8.5 POL PRODUCTS PIPELINE
2 250 10 IRON ORE IRON ORE
3 313.41 8.5 THERMAL COAL CONVEYOR BELT
4 319 8.5 THERMAL COAL SHORE BASED MOBILE CRANES
4A 245 8.5 COKING COAL TWO WAGON TIPPLERS
4B 181 8.5 BREAK BULK CARGO TWO WAGON TIPPLERS
5 204.6 8.5 IRON ORE RAIL CONNECTIVITY
6 234.45 8.5 BREAK BULK CARGO MOBILE CRANE
7 234.45 8.5 BREAK BULK CARGO TWO UNLOADERS
8 250 8.5 BREAK BULK CARGO PIPELINE
9 220 8.2 BREAK BULK CARGO RAIL CONNECTIVITY
10 224 8.5 CONTAINER
11 208 8.5 CONTAINER
12 220 8.5 BREAK BULK CARGO ONE MOBILE HARBOR CRANE
13 260 8.5 BREAK BULK CARGO

 

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT ELL CRANE OF 25 MT CAPACITY AT 18.25 M RADIUS. 1 NO.
ELECTRIC CRANES OF 3/6 MT CAPACITY 2 NOS
ELECTRIC CRANE OF 3 MT CAPACITY 1 NOS
ELECTRO-OIL HYDRAULIC CAPSTAN 4 NOS
ELL CRANE OF 05 MTS CAPACITY AT 25.42 MT RADIUS. 1 NOS
SAGAR ISLANDS BRANCH
(This port is managed by Haldia Branch)
D-1/7, Swati Housing Complex,
Hatiberia, Dist. Midnapure,
Haldia (West Bengal) – 721607
Person in Charge : Mr. K. Dutta
Tel : +91 03224 265590
Email : haldia.cb@chowgule.co.in
NAUTICAL POSITION Latitude: 21.8° N,

Longitude: 88.1° E

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION
AUTHORITY Kolkata Dock Complex,

under Kolkata Port Trust

PORT OFFICIAL NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NOS.
SALIENT FEATURES (ARRIVING / SAILING)
ANCHORAGE Since there are draft restrictions at Kolkata & Haldia port these anchorage points are used to discharge / load cargo by barges using vsl. Gears.
APPROACH NA
WEATHER NA
TIDES NA
PILOTAGE NA
PORT CRAFT  NA
NIGHT NAVIGATION  NA
BERTHS LENGTH (m) DRAFT (m) TYPES OF CARGO HANDLED  BERTH FACILITIES 
anchorage port General cargo
SAND HEADS BRANCH
(This port is managed by Haldia Branch)
D-1/7, Swati Housing Complex,
Hatiberia, Dist. Midnapure,
Haldia (West Bengal) – 721607
Person in Charge : Mr. K. Dutta
Tel : +91 03224 265590
Email : haldia.cb@chowgule.co.in
BERTHS LENGTH (m) DRAFT (m) TYPES OF CARGO HANDLED  BERTH FACILITIES
anchorage port General cargo
DIAMOND HARBOUR BRANCH
(This port is managed by Haldia Branch)
D-1/7, Swati Housing Complex,
Hatiberia, Dist. Midnapure,
Haldia (West Bengal) – 721607
Person in Charge : Mr. K. Dutta
Tel : +91 03224 265590
Email : haldia.cb@chowgule.co.in
NAUTICAL POSITION Latitude: 22°10′ 20.42″ N,

Longitude: 88°12′ 15.8″ E

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION
AUTHORITY Kolkata Dock Complex, Under Kolkata Port Trust
PORT OFFICIAL NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NOS
SALIENT FEATURES (ARRIVING / SAILING)
ANCHORAGE Since there are draft restrictions at Kolkata & Haldia port these anchorage points are used to discharge / load cargo by barges using Vsl. Gears.
APPROACH NA
WEATHER NA
TIDES NA
PILOTAGE NA
PORT CRAFT  NA
NIGHT NAVIGATION  NA
BERTHS LENGTH (m) DRAFT (m) TYPES OF CARGO HANDLED  BERTH FACILITIES 
anchorage port General cargo