State of the art material handling equipment which includes but is not limited to loaders, grab unloaders, mobile harbor cranes and conveyors is installed at the port. This will enable the port to achieve the highest loading rates in India. Handling rates of 40,000 TDP for coal and 60,000 TDP for iron ore is expected to be achievable in the near future. Currently the port has 10 covered go-downs with an area of 11000 sqm and more than 200,000 sqm of paved open space is available for storage. A 100MT Manitowoc Yard crane is also available at the port.


  • One berth with an overall length of 225 meters with a depth of 12.5 meters
  • Development of another 2 berths with a length of 300 meters each will give 900 meters of berth length in total by December 2016
  • Presently transshipment operations can be executed in the inner basin of Panamax and post-panamax vessels


The port possess adequate heavy equipment such as material handlers, pay loaders, heavy lie cranes, fork lies, and trailers and tippers for swift cargo handling operations. By March 2016, Gopalpur port will have 2 harbor mobile cranes to handle cargo loading/unloading operations.