Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) - a part of India’s leading infrastructure conglomerate the Adani Group - is India’s largest multi-port operator. APSEZ is the only private sector port operator with presence across six ports in India. The company’s aim is to increase annual cargo handling capacity from 91 million MT in 2013 to 200 million MT by 2020.
APSEZ’s Mundra Port is Adani Group’s crown jewel and the largest port in India.
Adani has also obtained approvals from Government of India for setting up another multi-product SEZ and Free Trade Warehousing Zones in Mundra. It also operates Asia’s largest coal import terminal of 60 MMTPA.
Adani Petronet Port Pvt. Ltd. (Dahej), is a joint venture between Adani and Petronet Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. at Dahej, South Gujarat. It has a capacity to handle 20 million tonnes of coal a year. Dahej Port handles varied commodities such as coal, silica sand, rock phosphate, steel products and project cargo and machinery items. The coal import terminal at Dahej is equipped with two jetties with a deep draft of 14mmetres each, thus enabling berthing of large capsize vessels.
The railway line of about 62km was built by the Bharuch Dahej Railway Corporation Limited, to provide vital rail connectivity to the industrial establishments in Dahej and is expected to feed several large industrial customers and power plants in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Western Madhya Pradesh. Adani is also developing ports at Hazira, Mormugao and Kandla on the west coast and Visakhapatnam on the east coast.
The Adani Hazira Port Pvt Ltd is being developed in Hazira district, Surat to handle non-LNG facilities like containers, liquid, dry & break bulk.
The Adani Mormugao Port terminal Pvt Ltd is being developed in Mormugao, Goa for coal import. The Adani Vizag Coal Terminal Pvt Ltd in Visakhapatnam is also under construction.
APSEZ has signed a pact to develop bulk terminal at Kandla Port. It will be one of the largest terminals on the west coast of India, having a capacity to handle 20 million tonnes of cargo.
The dry bulk terminal will be located off Tekra near Tuna outside Kandla Creek at the Kandla Port, India's number one port by volumes. The terminal, will handle cargo like coal, fertilizer, salt, minerals and other agri-products.
Apart from developing and handling ports, Adani focuses on the development of infrastructure for supporting the industrial development within the SEZ. Adani Logistics Ltd showed remarkable performance on the development of strategic infrastructure and connectivity between Mundra& National Capital Region.
Through its Australian subsidiary, Adani owns 50 MMTPA capacity Abbot Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia. It is a fast turnaround port facility for exporting coal. The port is well equipped with extensive and efficient coal handling facilities both onshore and offshore.
Adani Abbot Point Terminal Pty Ltd is the Australian subsidiary of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, which developed and manages the largest privately developed port in India and forms part of the Adani Group. Under the Port’s lease, the State retains ownership of the Port land and infrastructure such as the jetty and the wharf. The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation remains as the port authority for Adani Abbot Point Terminal and isresponsible for the ongoing safety, security, efficiency of and master planning for the Port.