Gopalpur port

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Gopalpur port
Gopalpur Port.jpg
Location
Country India
Coordinates21°07′N 86°15′E / 21.12°N 86.25°E / 21.12; 86.25
Details
Operated byGopalpur port Lt
Owned byShapoorji Pallonji Ports Pvt. Ltd and Orissa Stevectors Ltd.
Type of harborNatural harbor (sea port)
Available berths5
Website
http://www.gopalpurports.in/

Gopalpur port is a deep sea port of Gopalpur in Ganjam District, Odisha, India. The port has been developed on the banks of the Bay of Bengal. The seaport will increase the sea trade of Odisha, as well as industry and employment.[1][2]

The Odisha government has set a target of completing the first phase of construction work for Gopalpur port by June 2019.[3]

Harbor[edit]

The port harbor is natural and its depth is 18.5 meters. 120,000 DWT cargo vessel can be used in this port. There are 5 jetties or berths in this port.

Transport[edit]

The port is connected to the Kolkata-Chennai railway line and National Highways. The port is connected by the 6 km long National Highway 217 . The port is close to NH5 (Kolkata-Chennai) and both State Highways No 7 and 17, providing good links with Gopalpur. The port is 160 km from Paradip Port and 260 km from Visakhapatnam.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shapoorji Pallonji set to acquire 51% in Gopalpur port". The Economic Times. 22 November 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Odisha govt is set to sign fresh concession pact for Gopalpur Ports Ltd". www.business-standard.com. 7 March 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Odisha sets June'19 target to complete Gopalpur Port's first phase". odishatv.in. 3 March 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.