Kamarajar Port (TNEB)

Kamarajar Port (TNEB)

Coal Terminal at Kamarajar Port

Kamarajar port is the 12th major port in India. It is an all-weather, deep-water port situated on the Coromandal coast about 24km along the coast line north of Chennai Port, in the State of Tamil Nadu, India.

At Kamarajar port Sical has two terminals for handling Coal.

Dedicated Coal Terminal for Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB)

Sical’s coal terminal at Kamarajar Port is entrusted with the sole responsibility of supplying coal to TNEB. It is the first in the country to have an assured discharge rate of 40000 TPD. The terminal’s BOT term is for a period of 20 years.

The coal terminal is equipped with the latest fully automated unloading and material handling equipments and conveyor systems. The existing infrastructure is capable of dispensing 10 million tons of coal per annum.

The infrastructural strength and capabilities of Sical’s TNEB coal terminal is designed for optimum performance and consequently increased output.

Facilities at the terminal

Terminal Infrastructure


Two Streams Capacity
4000 TPH each

Unloading Equipments

Two Shore-based Gantry Type Grab Unloaders



2000 TPH each

Mobile Hopper

Mobile Hopper (to receive coal from self-unloading ship) Capacity

4000 TPH each

*  The conveyors were established by TNEB

Sical’s TNEB coal terminal has unloaded more than 100 MT of coal since commissioning. This facility has created an indelible mark in port operations. The throughput capacities of mechanized terminals has since then taken leap. The terminal is a model for its performance as well as its environment friendliness. Sical has ensured that the terminal is the best with the help of the latest technology processes and well qualified manpower.

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