Kakinada Port

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Kakinada Port
Far view of Kakinada port from Beach.jpg
View of Kakinada port from the Beach
Location
Country India
Location Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates 16°58′30″N 82°16′44″E / 16.975°N 82.279°E / 16.975; 82.279Coordinates: 16°58′30″N 82°16′44″E / 16.975°N 82.279°E / 16.975; 82.279
Details
Available berths 4 + 2 (under construction)
Statistics
Annual cargo tonnage 12.07 million tonnes(2012-13)
Website
www.kakinadaseaports.in

Kakinada Port is located at Kakinada off the east coast of India. It is 170 km (106 mi) south of Visakhapatnam Port.[1]

Kakinada Port is a large complex comprising Kakinada Anchorage Port, Kakinada Deep Water Port, Kakinada Fishing Harbour and Ship-Breaking Unit. Kakinada Anchorage Port has a century-long tradition.[2]

Kakinada Deep Water Port is an all-weather deep water port, and the channel has a depth of 12 metres (39 ft). The port can handle vessels up to 50,000 DWT. The port handled 10.81 million tonnes of cargo in 2010–2011.Recently AP Govt has developed Kakinada beach and it has 100 acres of land covered from port to uppada area.[1]

Kakinada Port railway station was opened in 2011.[3]

See also[edit]

  • Kakinada City

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kakinada Deep Water Port". Department of Ports, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Kakinada Anchorage Port". Department of Ports, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  3. ^ "Kakinada Port new railway station opened finally". South Central Railway. Retrieved 2013-01-25.