Paradip port handles highest annual traffic among all Ports of the country

Paradip Port has handled a record annual traffic of 135.36 million metric tonnes against 116.13 million metric tonnes during the last financial year.

The growth in cargo handling achieved by Paradip Port is the highest among all Ports of the country. While the Port has achieved highest ever coastal shipping traffic of 58.42 million metric tonnes, it has also improved its berth productivity to 31,050 MT which is the highest among all the ports of the country.

Paradip Port, with 289 million metric tonnes capacity is poised to cross 300 million metric tonnes mark in another 3 years with the commissioning of Western Dock project.

Paradip Port

Paradip Port is a natural, deep-water port on the East coast of India in Paradip, just 53 km from Jagatsinghpur city in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha, India. It is at the confluence of the Mahanadi river and the Bay of Bengal, 210 nmi south of Kolkata and 260 nmi north of Visakhapatnam.