Kamarajar Port (SIOT)
Kamarajar Port (SIOT)
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. Sical operates two terminals at Kamarajar port for handling coal and iron ore.
Sical Iron Ore Terminals Limited (SIOT)
At Kamarajar port, Sical has an Iron Ore terminal which is being modified to handle coal and iron ore. Sical has in place a well structured and a highly efficient logistics system to control the entire gamut of operations from unloading of wagons to loading of ships. The infrastructural capability at this terminal is on par with the best international standards.
The terminal is built under BOT and is operational for 27 years. The terminal has a capacity of 12 million tons per annum.
This terminal is very process oriented and requires co-ordination, timing and perfect execution to achieve productivity, something Sical is best at. The vessel are unloaded through state of the art ship unloader and the coal is transported through closed conveyor to the stockyard. Distinct stock piles are created with the stacker. For dispatch the cargo is reclaimed through the stacker cum reclaimer and through the conveyor system reaches the silos. The wagons are loaded through the rapid loading system.
Efficient Logistics Systems
Sical’s fully integrated system is responsible for seamless movement of coal from ships to wagons/ trucks. On any given day the assured unloading capacity is 40,000 MT, which is the highest in the country. Its value added solutions evident in the entire supply chain is comparable to countries like Australia and Brazil it terms of scheduling, process flow management and delivery. Translating its concerns for the environment into action, Sical has in place a well integrated pollution control system.
The terminal has a vast stockpile area to store cargo. The stacking yard is well planned to provide for proper segregation and storing of multigrades. Sical also offers exclusive storage space for each customer.
Not only is the terminal supported on the outside with good road transport network, but also with railway siding layout helping in reduce the turnaround time of rakes.
North Chennai Thermal Power Station (NCTPS) road. TPP road connects the port to NH4, NH5 and NH45.
Port is connected by rail to the Chennai-Gudur Section (North-East Line) of the Southern Railway and is now being doubled. The rail lines have been connected to SIOTL siding through 2 dedicated lines.
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