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Chennai Port

Chennai Port

JD V Terminal at Chennai Port

The Chennai port located in the Coromandel Coast of South-East India has a history of maritime trade associated with it. The port has successfully completed 128 years of marine trade. Its strategic location and well defined network with the major ports of the world has made it the hub of all port activities in the Indian sub continent. The Chennai port being ISPS compliant ensures safety and security of the ships and port.

Dedicated multipurpose cargo handling berth

Sical has exclusive possession of the berth Jawaharlal Dock V on lease for a period of 20 years. It has a capacity of 4 million tons per annum. This serves to nullify pre-berthing delays through berthing on arrival and in turn leads to decrease in turnaround time.

The terminal conducts round the clock environment friendly operations. It is also equipped with dedicated handling equipments to achieve higher discharge rates. Sical has in place an efficient and a well qualified team of personnel to overlook the operations to ensure smooth functioning of port activities.

The following highpoints make JDV terminal at Chennai port unique.

  • Multiple cargo berth
  • All-weather port
  • No preberthing delays
  • Efficient team to ensure smooth operations
  • Dedicated handling equipment to assure higher discharge rates
  • Excellent rail siding to avoid delays in rail despatches and ability to handle 4 rakes a day
  • Environment friendly operations
  • Chennai port is a ISPS compliant port
  • Round the clock operations
  • EDI connectivity with customs, banks, online port users portal and effective IT
  • Excellent road connectivity


Terminal Infrastructure
Covered Stackyard 20,000 sq m
Draft 12 m
Port Handling Equipments 50

Road and Rail Support

The terminal is supported with excellent road connectivity. To increase performance and avoid unnecessary delays in rail dispatches, Sical has access to rail siding that is capable of handling four rakes in a day.

IT Advantage

With the intention of deriving the maximum benefits offered by information technology, Sical has put in motion many processes. Sical has initiated EDI connectivity with Customs and Banks. A portal has also been launched to help the port users execute their port activities online.

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