Mundra port - Location

Mundra port - Location

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) is located in the Gulf of Kutch on the west coast of India (Latitude: 22º 43’ 88’ N; Longitude: 69º 42’ 34’ E), situated 60 km west of Gandhidham in Kutch district of Gujarat.

APSEZ is ideal for global trade due to multiple benefits. It situated enroute most international shipping destinations. The gulf acts as a natural shelter for the port, facilitating 24x7 safe berthing, unberthing and vessel operations. The port also provides a distance advantage to the northern and western hinterland of India vis-a-vis other ports. This makes it the natural gateway for the cargo hubs functioning in the northern and western states of India as well as the NCR.

Master plan

Apsez mundra comprehensive port

Apsez Mundra Comprehensive port

Apsez mundra west port

Apsez Mundra West Basin

Apsez mundra south port

Apsez Mundra South Basin

Port connectivity

Rail connectivity

APSEZ is connected with the Indian Railway network by a privately developed and maintained 76-km rail line. The railway line connects Multi purpose terminals, Container Terminals - CT-I, CT-II, South Basin and West Basin, the dedicated Coal import terminal of Mundra Port to the nearest Indian Railways railhead at Adipur. Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd, Mundra has completed doubliing of Mundra Port - Adipur railway line in November 2012. The line has a increased capacity to handle rake movement of 80 trains to and from Mundra Port.

APSEZ is connected to the Northern & Western states and NCR through the Palanpur route and rest of the hinterland by Ahmedabad route. The rail infrastructure has capacity to handle double stack container trains from Mundra to Kishangarh, Rajansthan / Patli.

The Port has Long Loop line station to form and accommodate Long Haul train (two trains of 660 meters each joined together) . This is the only port in Western Railway which is having dedicated Long Haul formation line. Running Long haul trains further increases train movement capacity of Mundra from 80 to 100 trains per day.

Milestones

MV MSC Valeria, ultra large container ship of 14000 TEUs Container Ship berthed at South Basin in June 2013. Capacity of this vessels was higher than that of handled in 2010.

Accreditions

  • Gujarat Star Awards 2013 for "Handling the largest container vessel MSC Valeria in the port sector"
  • Gujarat Star Awards 2013 for "Container Handling port of the Year"
  • APSEZ has won 27 awards in state level competetion by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) under the theme "ENCOURAGE, ENHANCE & EMPOWER through QUALITY CONCEPTS” on Quality Concepts 2013 (VCCQC 2013). 25 for case studies, 1 for Best Presentation and 1 for highest participation.
  • Non Major Port of the year 2011 award at International Maritime Offshore Logistics 2011
  • MALA awards for the Best Private Port and Best Private Container Terminal Operator
  • Gateway Awards of Excellence-Ports & Shipping 2012 category “Private Port of the Year” from Ministry of Shipping, New Delhi
  • "Special Commendation Certificate for Golden Peacock Award" in the field of Occupational, Health & Safety - 2011.
  • Won awards at the 22nd Gujarat Level Convention on Quality held at Vadodara in September 2011 and 25th National Convention on Quality Concepts (NCQC) - 2011 held at Hyderabad.
Accreditions