KOLKATA PORT TRUST

136 Years of Service to the Nation                                               Virtual Jetty commissioned at Saugor for handling deep drafted Vessel.                                                                                                          The security of Kolkata Port has been raised to Level-2 of the ISPS Code.



Port has a comprehensive range of facilities to handle and transport various cargo including heavy lifts.

Kolkata Dock System :
The following are the dockwise details of Cargo Handling Equipment in use at Kolkata Dock System.
 

Cargo Handling Equipment at Kidderpore Dock 1

Berth

No of Shore Cranes
(electrical level luffing)

Capacity

1

KPD

4

All the cranes have capacity of

3

KPD

-

3-5 tonnes 

5 & 7

KPD

-

 

9

KPD

-

 

11

KPD

-

 

4

KPD

2

 

6

KPD

-

 

8

KPD

2

 

10

KPD

2

 

12

KPD

2

 

2

KPD

-

Repair Berth

 

 

Cargo Handling Equipment at Kidderpore Dock II

Berth

Shore Cranes / Capacity

Yard Cranes / Capacity

22-26 KPD

-

 

27 KPD

-

-

28 KPD

-

-

28 Heavy Lift Yard

-

 

29 KPD

-

 


 

Cargo Handling Equipment at Netaji Subhas Dock

Berth

Shore Cranes/Capacity
(electirical level luffing)

Yard Cranes/Capacity

1 NSD

200 tonns

-

2 NSD

-

-

3 NSD

-

-

4 NSD

-

-

5 NSD

-

 

7 NSD

-

 

13 NSD

 

-

14 NSD

-

-

 


 Facilities for handling Heavy Lifts


200 ton shorebased crane at NSD

 In NSD the heavy lift yard at 1 NSD is served by a 200 tonne Hammer Head Crane. The 200 tonne crane at 1 NSD is the highest capacity shore based crane in India. The Bull Nose at NSD is another heavy lift yard where heavy lifts are off-loaded from lighters and loaded into wagons, etc., by two crawler mounted cranes. There are altogether six 20 tonne capacity crawler mounted cranes for handling heavy lifts/containers.

Three self propelled (full slewing and derricking type) floating cranes available for handling heavy lifts from and into ships.

 

 

Dry Dock System

 

  • Kolkata Port being a terminal port, has dry docks to cater to the diverse repair & maintenance need of the vessels calling this port. Shipbuilding & ship repair facilities have also developed around the port over the time to meet such requirement. All the dry docks are inside the impounded dock system.

  • There are five dry docks out of which three are in Kidder pore Dock and two are in Netaji Subhas Dock. The maximum sizes of the vessels that can be accommodated in the Dry Docks are given below:

 

  • N.S.Dry Dock No.1
172.21 M X 22.86 M
  • N.S.Dry Dock No.2
172.21 M X 22.86 M
  • K.P.Dry Dock No.1
160.02 M X 19.5 M
  • K.P.Dry Dock No.2
142.95 M X 19.5 M
  • K.P.Dry Dock No.3
102.1 M X 14.63 M

 

The Existing facility

Facility for the N.S. Dry Dock No. 1 & 2:

  • Crane :
One no. ELL Crane of 25 T capacity at 18.25 M radius.

2 nos. Electric Cranes of 3/6 T capacity & 1 no. Electric Crane of 3 T capacity.

  • Capstan :
4 nos. Electro- oil Hydraulic Capstan of 7 T capacity.
  • Power Supply :
1000 Amp for both the Dry Dock.
  • Unfiltered Water :
Adequate.
  • Filtered Water :
Adequate.
  • Keel Blocks :
170 nos. + 36 nos. Trimmer Blocks (at NSDD - 1) & 175 nos. ( at NSDD - 2).

 

Common Facility for the K.P.Dry Dock No. 1,2&3:

  • Capstan :
6 nos. Electro - oil Hydraulic Capstan.
  •  Unfiltered Water :
Adequate.

 

Facilities For K.P. Dry Dock - 1 :

  • Crane  :
One no. ELL Crane of 5 Tm capacity at 20 M radius
  • Power Supply :
500 Amps AC + 200 Amps DC.
  • Keel Blocks :
184 nos.

 

Facilities For K.P. Dry Dock - 2 :

  • Crane  :
One no. ELL Crane of 5 Tm capacity at 25.42M radius
  • Power Supply :
500 Amps AC + 200 Amps DC.
  • Keel Blocks :
138 nos.

 

Facilities For K.P. Dry Dock - 3 :

  • Power Supply :
150 Amps AC + 100 Amps DC.
  • Keel Blocks :
125 nos.

 

                The Charges for the Dry Docks till middle of January, 2004 for any vessel were irrespective of the size of the vessel which were for the highest GRT of vessel that could be dry docked in a particular Dry Dock. However, the charges have been revised and at present the charges are on the basis of GRT of the vessel & irrespective of the size of the dry dock. The details of present charges have been posted in the Website.

                Booking of the Dry Docks is done from the office of the Chief Mechanical Engineer, 8, Garden Reach Road, Kolkata - 700 043.

 

 

 

 

  Virtual Jetty at Saugor  

            Kolkata  Port Trust had commissioned in February 2004 a Virtual Jetty at Saugor for handling deep drafted vessels.  The Virtual Jetty is functional for loading and unloading operations in all seasons and take care  of Panamax size vessels with draft of 10.5 mtrs.

           4 mooring buoys have been placed in February 2004 (one month ahead of schedule) at four sides to tie-up the ship so that barges/small vessels can tie-up alongside for stable loading/unloading operation. The site for the proposed mooring buoys have a stable draft of 10.5 mtrs. throughout the year and not subjected to seasonal fluctuations.  

                   Location - 

         At a distance of  about 1000mtrs. from the Western Bank of Saugor Island. Latitude 21  39 North,  

                     Advantages -    

         Better flexibility in vessels operation,

         No more waiting for favourable draft

         No restrictions on dimension of vessels

         Stable draft of 10.5 mtrs.

         Shorter navigable distance from Sand heads and reduction in turn round time of vessels

         Round the year cargo operations 

                 Commodities to be handled:- 

         Iron ore, Thermal Coal, Coking Coal, Petroleum Coke, Veg.oil, Wheat, Maize, Log, Pulses etc.

 

Port facilities available at Haldia Dock Complex
12 berths of which 9 berths are located inside the impounded dock. Three oil jetties are located on the river. The main features of different berths of Haldia Dock Complex are as follows :

  Haldia Oil Jetty No. I (Satish Samanta Oil Jetty) :
 

A riverine oil jetty commissioned during 1968 for handling crude and POL products. Liquid ammonia is also handled at this berth. There are direct pipeline connections from this berth to the IOC Refinery and Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Ltd.

  Haldia Oil Jetty No. II :
 

A riverine oil jetty commissioned in 1991, having modern and sophisticated facilities for handling crude and POL products. The jetty can handle tankers upto 1,50,000 DWT. There are direct pipeline connections from this berth to the IOC Refinery.

  Haldia Oil Jetty No. III :
 

Riverine Oil Jetty commissioned in April 2000 having modern and sophisticated facilities for handling crude and especially for feeding north eastern refineries like Barauni and Bongaigaon. The jetty can handle tankers upto 1,50,000 DNT and has a capacity of 6 million tonnes per annum with provision for future augmentation.


Haldia Oil Jetty No. III
  Berth No. 3 :
 

This berth has two 1500 TPH wagon tipplers and two stock pile conveyors, each having two stacker-cum-reclaimers linked to two Shuttle Boom type ship loaders. The loading capacity of each loader is 3000 TPH. Originally designed for handling iron ore the handling system including the shiploaders are being modified to handle thermal coal exports.
Facilities are also available at this berth for handling non-dangerous POL products. This jetty is also utilised for handling various types of dry bulk and break bulk cargo.

 

  Berth No. 4 :
 

This berth is designed for shipping thermal coal with the help of mechanised loading loading system. It has two 1500 TPH Shuttle Boom type shiploaders for loading thermal coal. Besides, there are two 1500 TPH wagon tripplers, two stock pile conveyors each having one stacker-cum-reclaimer linked to the ship loaders.

Coal handling Plant at Haldia Dock

Berth No.4A

The construction, development, maintenance and management of the berth was allotted on BOT basis to a strategic operator in May 2002. The berth, envisaged to handle multi-purpose cargo including dry bulk (Mechanical) was commissioned in February 2004, three months ahead of schedule 

 Berth No.4B

The construction of the berth was commissioned in February 2002 at a cost of Rs.40.44 crores. The berth is envisaged to handle dry bulk and break bulk cargo with a capacity of 1.5 million tonnes.

 

 

Berth No. 5 :

 

This berth is equipped with two grab unloaders each having unloading capacity of 700 TPH. There are direct conveyor connections from this berth to the various storage sheds, bagging and stitching plants etc.
KoPT has signed an MOU for this berth with Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL), in terms of which SAIL will have the right to use this berth for handling their imported coking coal traffic for 330 days in a year excepting for 12 vessels on account of Hindustan Lever Limited in a year for 10 years, extendable for a further period of 5 years on mutual consent.

 


 
 

Berth No. 6 & 7 :

 
 

These two berths are located on each side of the Finger Jetty. Conventional handling of bulk and break bulk cargo are undertaken at these berths with the help of vessels' own gears. Besides, these berths have facilities for pipeline discharge of different liquid bulk cargo such as Phosphoric Acid, Carbon Black Feed Stock, Edible Oil, Molasses etc.

 

 

 
  Berth No. 8 :  
 

This berth is mainly utilised for handling coking coal by semimechanical means by ship's own gears. General and other dry bulk cargo are also handled at this berth. CPT has also signed an MOU with TISCO in terms of which TISCO will have the right to use this berth for handling their imported coking coal pig iron, steel, scrap traffic and export of various steel material, for 330 days in a year for 10 years, extendable for a further period of 5 years on mutual consent.

 

 

 
  Berth No. 9 :  
 

A General Cargo Berth used for handling dry bulk, break bulk and containerised cargo.

This berth has covered storage shed of floor area of 1,00,000 sq. ft. The container vessels enjoy ousting priority berthing at this berth. This berth has a continuous quay face with berth no. 8.

 

 
  Mobile equipment at Berth No 8 & 9 :  
  Berth nos 8 & 9 have a continuous quay head and are served by 3 mobile cranes, 5 tractor-trailers, 7 forklifts, 3 tractors and 8 trailers for various cargo handling operations. Besides, 4 bull dozers and 12 pay loaders are also available for on board operations of coking coal and other bulk cargo vessels. Moreover, cargo handling equipment from private agencies are also available.  

 

 
  Berth 10 :  
  A General Cargo Berth meant for handling various types of break bulk, dry bulk and containerised cargo. It has a back up area of 11,000 Sq. Mts. This berth has a continuous quay face with berth No. 8 & 9. The container vessels enjoy ousting priority berthing at this berth.  

 

 
  Berth 11 :  
  This Berth has been commissioned during the year 1998 and is used for handling dry bulk and containerised cargo. This berth has continuous quay face with berth Nos. 8,9 and 10 has a back up area of about 11,000 Sq. Mts.  

 

 
  Berth 12 :  
  The physical construction   of berth No. 12 has been completed in September 2000 at a cost of Rs.17.11. Crores.. The Berth was awarded to a strategic operator in January 2002  for its mechanization, maintenance and management .  This berth will handle break bulk and Container Cargo.  

 

 
  Container Parking Yard (CPY) :  
  The Container Parking Yard is served by one 30 tonnes Rail Mounted Gantry Crane for stacking of containers. About 1600 containers can be stacked at a time at the CPY. It has facilities for accommodating 12 reefer containers. The CPY is directly connected by Broad Gauge Railway line.  

 

 


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