Monday, 31 July 2017

Coal Handling Capacity at Kamarajar Port

The Kamarajar Port in Tamil Nadu has decided to construct coal berths for increasing its coal handling capacity. The KPL has approved construction of the following coal berths:-

S.No.
Name of the Coal Berths
Cost of Construction
(Rs. In crores)
Capacity
(In Million Tonnes/per Annum)
Schedule date of completion
1.
Construction of Coal Berth-3.
235.14
9.00
31.10.2017
2.
Construction of Coal Berth 4.
244.51
9.00
31.12.2017
3.
Modification of Iron Ore Terminal to handle Coal.
229.00
12.00
Not Started

The details of Coal handling capacity of KPL per annum and quantum of coal handled during the last two years and current year are given below:-

S.No.
Year
Capacity
(In Million Tonnes)
Coal Handled
(In Million Tones)
1.
2015-16
26
25.61
2.
2016-17
26
23.10
3.
2017-18
26
6.31
(as on 30.06.2017)

This information was given by Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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