Company Name: Mundra Port & Special Economic Zone Ltd.
Work profile: Natural gateway for the cargo hubs functioning in the Northern And Western states of India as well as the NCR.
About Visit :
The technical visit to Adani Mundra port started at 1st August at 1:30 am from Ganapat Vidhtyanagar. There were two buses containing total 75 students of BCA (17 girls & 58 Boys) and 4 faculties (Dr. Jigna Prajapati, Ms.Rina Patel, Dr. Savan Patel & Mr.Kimal Patel)The Ganapat Universiy bus was boarded up to Ahmedabad. The bus reached Ahmedabad around 3:30 am than from there the buses from Adani were taken up to Mundra port.The buses reached Adani Shantivihar around 12:30 pm. The students were allocated specific rooms and then lunch was provided later.
About Mundra Port:
Mundra Port is the largest private port of India located on the north shores of the Gulf of Kutch near Mundra, Kutch district, Gujarat. Formerly it was operated by Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Limited (MPSEZ) owned by Adani Group which later it was expanded into Adani Ports & SEZ Limited (APSEZ) managing several ports.In 2013-2014, Mundra Port has handled 100 million tons of cargo in a year becoming the first Indian port to do so. It also became India's biggest port by cargo handled.
Adani Mundra Port:
The multi-purpose terminals contain nine berths of a total 1.8 thousand meters long with alongside depths ranging from 9 to 16.5 meters. Berth 1 is 275 meters long with alongside depth of 15.5 meters and can accommodate vessels to 75 thousand DWT. Berth 2 is 180 meters long with alongside depth of 13 meters and can accommodate vessels to 30 thousand DWT. Accommodating vessels to 60 thousand DWT, Berths 3 and 4 are each 225 meters long; Berth 3 has alongside depth of 14 meters, and Berth 4 has alongside depth of 12 meters. Berths 5 and 6 are each 250 meters long with alongside depth of 14 meters, and both can accommodate vessels to 150 thousand DWT. Berths 7 and 8 are each 175 meters long with alongside depth of 12 meters and can accommodate vessels to 40 thousand DWT. The Barge Berth is 80 meters long with alongside depth of 6 meters and capacity for vessels of 2500 DWT.
The Mundra Port offers 21 closed dockside warehouses with capacity for 137 thousand square meters to store wheat, sugar, rice, fertilizer and fertilizer raw materials, and deoiled cakes. The port offers 880 thousand square meters of open storage for steel sheets, coils, plate, clinker, scrap, salt, coke, bentonite, and coal. An additional 26 thousand square meters of open storage is available alongside the railway. The port also offers a wheat-cleaning facility with capacity to handle 1200 metric tons per day and a rice-sorting and –grading facility that can handle 500 metric tons per day.
The Port of Mundra is planning several additions and improvements. Two thermal power plants are under construction that will produce over 8600 megawatts. A new terminal site is proposed to be located about ten nautical miles west of the current terminals at the Port of Mundra. The terminal will eventually contain three deep-water offshore berths and two sets of stackyards for coal, iron ore, and other dry bulk cargo.
The marine infrastructure at Mundra Port consists of ten (10) berths for handling dry bulk & break bulk cargo, three (3) berths for handling liquid cargo, six (6) container berths including a Ro-Ro berth, three (3) mechanised import cargo berths and 2 single point moorings for crude oil imports. The mechanised import cargo berths can handle vessels with maximum draft of 19 meters and other berths can handle vessels with maximum draft of 17 meters. The SPM facility offers a draft of 32 meters.
Heaps of coal was alongside the road. There was PORT based SEZ which was spread in 15000 hectares. There were open stock yard for MINERALS & Closed Stock yards for FERTILIZERS & GRAINS etc. Jetty was divided as DRY CARGO, CONVEYOR BELT for COAL & PIPELINE for Liquid crude i.e. VLCC(Very Large Cargo Container) & ULCC(Ultra Large Cargo Container)
Adani Wilmar Limited:
Adani Wilmar Limited (AWL) is a joint venture incorporated in January 1999 between Adani Group, the leaders in International trading & Private Infrastructure with businesses in key industry verticals - resources, logistics and energy. The group was created with a vision of ‘Nation Building’ by developing assets of national economic significance. Wilmar International Limited - Singapore, Asia's leading Agri-business group & its business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseed crushing, edible oil refining, sugar milling and refining, specialty fat, biodiesel and fertilizer manufacturing and grain processing. It has over 450 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries.