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KARAIKAL

KARAIKAL BRANCH
(This port is managed by chennai Branch)
Chowgule House,
#27 (New # 8), Pycrofts Garden Road,
(Opp. Shastri Bhavan , Near Crescent School),
Nungambakkam,
Chennai – 600006
Person in Charge : Mr. S. Govindrasu
Tel : +91 044 28221212
Mob: +91 9444373837
Email : chennai.cb@chowgule.co.in
NAUTICAL POSITION Latitude: 10° 52′ N,
Longitude: 79° 51.09′ E
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION The port is situated on the East coast of Southern India.
AUTHORITY Karaikal Port Pvt Ltd,

Karaikal – 609606

PORT OFFICIAL NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NOS.
CAPT. PRASAD REBALA CEO +91 0465 256600
CAPT. THIYAGARAJAN PSFO 7338830505
SALIENT FEATURES (ARRIVING / SAILING)
ANCHORAGE About 5 nm away from Fairway Buoy
APPROACH 3 nms from fairwaybuoy
TIDES Tidal range between 1 and 1.50 M
WEATHER All weather port
PILOTAGE Pilotage is compulsory. Only day light pilotage.
PORT CRAFT Tugs 3 nos
Pilot launches 2 nos
Mooring launches 2 nos
NIGHT NAVIGATION No, only day light navigation
BERTHS LENGTH (m) DRAFT (m) TYPES OF CARGO HANDLED BERTH FACILITIES
B.NO.1 260 13.5 LIQUID CARGO PIPE LINE
B.NO.2 230 13.5 LIQUID CARGO PIPE LINE
B.NO.3 360 13.5 COAL 3 NOS. 104MT WITH 35CBM GRAB CRANES
B.NO.4 360 13.5 COAL
B.NO.9 120 11 CONTAINER
CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT HOPPER 4 NOS
12 CBM GRABS 4 NOS
WORKING SHIFTS SHIFT WORKING
I SHIFT 07.00 TO 19.00 hrs
II SHIFT 19.00 TO 07.00 hrs
WORKING DAYS / WEEK ALL DAYS WORKING
STORAGE WAREHOUSE 10 NOS. – 60,000 SQ.MTS ABOUT
OPEN SPACE 1,50,000 SQ.MTS ABOUT
PORT CONNECTIVITY GOODS RAIL CONNECTIVITY TO MAIN NEAREST STATION NAGORE
GOOD ROADS CONNECTIVITY TO TRICHY AND SURROUNDED CEMENT FACTORIES
COMMUNICATION & TRANSPORT THE NEAREST AIRPORT IS ABOUT
150 KM AWAY AT TRICHY. THE NEAREST RAILWAY STATION, KARAIKAL STATION, IS ABOUT 10 KM AWAY
PROVISIONS AVAILABLE
BUNKERS Not Available
WATER SUPPLY SUPPLIED BY TRUCKS THROUGH PRIVATE SUPPLIERS
SHIP REPAIRS Not Available
GARBAGE AVAILABLE
MEDICAL FACILITIES Not Available
WATCHMAN Not Available
LIGHTERS Not Available

 

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
– PROPOSED CONTAINER TERMINAL

– 4 MORE BERTHS ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTIONS FOR GENERAL PURPOSE