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Projects worth Rs 270 crore rolled out for Kandla port in Gujarat

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates and lays foundation stones of projects worth Rs. 270 crore at Deendayal Port,Kandla,Gujarat

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated and laid foundation stones of projects worth Rs. 270 crore at Deendayal Port in Gujarat’s Kandla which include the opening of a new oil jetty built with an investment of Rs73.92 crore.

The jetty will enhance the liquid handling capacity by 2.00 MMTPA, mainly of edible oil, which will reduce the turn-around time of ships. This T-shaped Jetty is 110 m long and 12.40 m wide and can handle the large size of vessel upto 65000 DWT and 14 m depth.

The foundation stone of three projects namely Development of back up area from oil jetty 8 to 11 worth Rs. 98.41 crore; development of 4 lane road from LC236B to C.J- 16 worth Rs. 67 crore; Construction of dome shaped storage shed in cargo jetty worth Rs. 39.66 crore was also laid by the minister.