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Tenders: Govt plans Revamp of Kolkata Port

Capacity expansion at Haldia


Capacity expansion at Haldia


Source: Kolkata Port Trust. A view of the port.


The Government is preparing a plan to invest and revamp Kolkata port and Haldia dock to boost industrial and commercial business in West Bengal.

Minister of State for Shipping and Finance Pon Radhakrishnan said this in a written reply to parliament on 13 Dec 2018.

The details of the projects undertaken at Kolkata Dock System and Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) are:

Mechanisation of berth No.3 of HDC on Design, Build, Finance, Operate & Transfer (DBFOT) basis. Cost Rs.310.67 crore for adding 3.57 million tonnes per annum capacity.

Procurement of one Rail Mounted Quay Crane (RMQC) at HDC for Rs.61.31 crore.

Setting up of Outer Riverine Terminal (OT-II). Cost Rs.150 crore for adding 2.00 million tonnes per annum capacity.

Setting up of liquid cargo handling capacity at Shalukkhali, Haldia Dock-II. Cost Rs.173 crore for adding 2.43 million tonnes per annum capacity.

Connectivity improvement projects:

Widening and strengthening of concrete road from General Cargo berth main gate of berth No.13. Cost Rs.26.55 crore.

Construction of Road Over Bridge-cum-flyover at Ranichawk crossing at Haldia. Cost Rs.127.80 crore.

Setting up of 2nd rail line from Durgachawk to HDC Railway System. Cost Rs.117 crore.

The Kolkata Port Trust is also undertaking Redevelopment of Cargo Handling Facilities at outer terminal (near 2nd Oil Jetty) at Haldia Dock Complex, Kolkata Port.

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