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VISAKHAPATNAM | GANGAVARAM

VISHAKAPATNAM (VIZAG) 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° 41’N

LONGITUDE: 83° 17’ E

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION IT IS A NATURAL HARBOUR, SITUATED AT THE MOUTH OFMEGHADRY GEDDA RIVER IN ANDHRA PRADESH.
AUTHORITY VISAKHAPATNAM PORT TRUST,

VISAKHAPATNAM – 530035

PORT OFFICIAL NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NOS
M. T. KRISHNA BABU CHAIRMAN +91 891 2562758
P. L. HARANADH DY. CHAIRMAN +91 891 2565456
MR. T. VENU GOPAL SECRETARY I/C +91 891 2508479
CAPT. PRADEEP MOHANTY DY CONSERVATOR +91 891 2565042
MR. G.J.D.S. VANADANAM TRAFFIC MANAGER +91 891 2566556
SALIENT FEATURES (ARRIVING / SAILING)
ANCHORAGE N.E. CORNER: LATITUDE – 17° 45’ 00.00”N  LONGITUDE – 83° 30’ 21.24”E
S.E. CORNER:  LATITUDE – 17° 34’ 55.02”N LONGITUDE – 83° 21’ 54.51”E
S.W. CORNER: LATITUDE – 17° 38’ 34.83”N  LONGITUDE – 83° 15’ 33.25”E
N.W. CORNER: LATITUDE -17° 45’ 00.00”N LONGITUDE – 83° 21’ 08.50”
APPROACH Inner Harbour Outer Harbour
LOA 230 m LOA 280 m
Beam 32.50 m Beam 48.00 m
Draft 14.50 m Draft 18.10 m VGCB
TIDES High tide for every 12 hours
WEATHER Most of the time fine, with moderate rains
PILOTAGE Pilotage is compulsory. Pilot boards incoming ships and disembarks outgoing ships east of outer channel light buoys.
Round the clock navigation facilities are available.
PORT CRAFT Dredgers 3 nos
Oil Barges NIL
Tugs 4 Nos
Echo Sounders NIL
Pilot Launches 4 Nos
Survey Launches 2 nos
Mooring Launches 3 nos
Oil Spray Craft NIL
Fire Float 1 no
Oil Skimmer 1 no
Water Barges NIL
Other Launches 3 nos
Hopper Barges NIL
Steel Pontoons NIL
Steel Barges NIL
NIGHT NAVIGATION Available

 

BERTHS LENGTH (M) DRAFT (M) PRIMARY CARGO HANDLED AT BERTH BERTH FACILITIES
INNER HARBOUR
EAST QUAY 1 & 2 225 14.5 coal 2 nos. hmc
EAST QUAY 3 167.64 10.06 multipurpose berth no cranes
EAST QUAY 4 231 10.06 multipurpose berth no cranes
EAST QUAY 5 167.64 11 multipurpose berth no cranes
EAST QUAY 6 182.9 11 multipurpose berth  4 X 20 T Shore Cranes
EAST QUAY 7 230 14.5 multipurpose berth 1 No. HMC
EAST QUAY 8 255 14.5 multipurpose berth private berths having 2 HMC with conveyor system
EAST QUAY 9 255 14.5 multipurpose berth having 3 hmc’s
GREEN CHANNEL BERTH 145 8 dedicated coastal berth no cranes
WEST QUAY 1(re) 145 11 multipurpose berth no cranes
WEST QUAY 1 212 13 multipurpose berth 1 NOS PRIVATE OPERATED HMC AVAILABLE
WEST QUAY 2 226.7 13 multipurpose berth no cranes
WEST QUAY 3 201.12 13 multipurpose berth 1 NOS PRIVATE OPERATED HMC AVAILABLE
WEST QUAY 4 243 11 multipurpose berth no cranes
WEST QUAY 5 241.7 11 multipurpose berth no cranes
WEST QUAY 6 255 14 multipurpose berth 2 X 60 T CRANES WITH HOPPERS
FERTILISER BERTH 1 193 10.06 FERTILISER ONE NO. SCREW TYPE UNLOADER
OIL BERTH 1 183 10.06 LIQUID BULK PIPE LINE FOR LIQUID CARGOES
OIL BERTH 2 183 9.75 LIQUID BULK PIPELINE
OUTER HARBOUR
ORE BERTH 1 270 16.5 IRON ORE CONVEYOR SYSTEM WITH ONE LOADER
ORE BERTH 2 270 16.5 IRON ORE
VGCB 356 18.1 COAL 3 NOS. GANTRY CRANES WITH CONVEYOR SYsTEM FOR COAL DISCH
OSTT 408 17 LIQUID BULK PIPELINE
L.P.G 370.92 14 LIQUID BULK PIPELINE
CONTAINER TERMINAL 451 15 CONTAINERS
CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT LOCOMOTIVES (DIESEL) 14 NO.S
MOBILE CRANES 2 NOS. (25 – 75 MT)
FORKLIFT TRUCKS NIL
PAYLOADERS(BEML HYD) NIL
TRACTORS NIL
TRAILERS NIL
GRABS 4 Nos
TOP LIFT CARRIERS 1 NO. (42 MT)
PAYLOADERS NIL
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 (EXCEPT 5 LABOUR HOLIDAYS)
STORAGE TRANSIT SHEDS 7 NOS. – 30,959 SQ. MTS
STORAGE SHED 2 NOS. – 8,113 SQ. MTS
OPEN STACK YARD
WITHIN CUSTOMS LIMIT 2,65,627 SQ. MTS
OUTSIDE CUSTOMS LIMIT 3,60,855 SQ. MTS.
IRON ORE STACKING AREA 85,000 SQ. MTS
OTHER OPEN SPACE 89,616 SQ. MTS
PORT CONNECTIVITY WELL CONNECTED WITH NHAI ROADS, RAILWAYS AND AIRPORT. ADDITIONAL LINK ROAD BY 12 KM CONNECTING NH BY A SPV OF VPT 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 PORT THROUGH BARGES. IF PORT ALLOWS, THEN PRIVATE SUPPLY THROUGH TRUCKS IS ALSO AVAILABLE.
SHIP REPAIRS REPAIRING FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE.DRY-DOCKING FACILITIES ARE ALSO 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 MANDATORY AND AVAILABLE
LIGHTERS NOT AVAILABLE
OTHER FACILITIES 2 FLOATING CRANES
60 T (HANUMAN)
150 T (BHEEMA)

 

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
– ELECTRIFICATION AND SIGNALLING OF RAILWAY TRACKS TO THE COAL TERMINALS OF PPP PROJECTS AT VPT BYE.CO.RAILWAYS UNDER DEPOSIT SCHEME.

– EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING CONTAINER TERMINAL AT VISAKHAPATNAM PORT TRUST ON DBFOT BASIS

– DEVELOPMENT OF ADEQUATE ROAD CONNECTIVITY FROM VISAKHAPATNAM PORT-CONNECTIVITY FROM SHEELANAGAR JN TO ANAKAPALLI-SABBAVARAM/PENDURTHI-ANANDAPURAM

– DEVELOPMENT OF ADEQUATE ROAD CONNECTIVITY FROM VISAKHAPATNAM PORT TO NH-16 (FORMER NH-5) PHASE-II WORKS – WIDENING OF 2-LANE OF PORT CONNECTIVITY ROAD

– DEVELOPMENT OF MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL BY REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING EQ-2 TO EQ-5 BERTHS TO CATER TO 14.0M DRAFT VESSELS IN INNER HARBOUR OF VISAKHAPATNAM PORT TRUST.

– REHABILITATION AND RESTORATION OF OSTT.

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