DP World wins bid for development of mega-container terminal at Deendayal Port
Located in Kandla, Gujarat, the Tuna-Tekra mega-container terminal will enable the flow of India’s export-import trade.
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Once complete, the terminal will include a 1,100m berth, and will be capable of handling vessels carrying more than 18,000 TEUs. Total capacity will be 2.19 million TEUs.
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The new terminal will be constructed and equipped with the most modern facilities and equipment over an area of approximately 63 Hectares.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem: “With the development of Tuna Tekra mega-container terminal in Gujarat, DP World will be well placed to capture these opportunities, further connecting Northern, Western and Central India with global trade and driving value for all our stakeholders.”
Rizwan Soomar: “We are confident that our deep expertise in developing critical infrastructure under Public-Private Partnerships will drive value for all stakeholders involved in this project.”
DP World already operates five marine terminals – two in Mumbai, one each in Mundra, Cochin and Chennai – with a combined capacity of 6 mn TEUs and with the addition of Tuna Tekra it will have a capacity of 8.19 mn TEUs.
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