Gopalpur Port is situated in mineral rich state of Odisha along the east coast of India. Gopalpur shares its hinterland with Paradip Port in north and Visakhapatnam Port in the south. This gives it access to an excellent mix of large scaled steel, power and cement industries.
The port commenced its operations on 29th March, 2013 and offers cost effectiveness for cargo handling requirements of the hinterland industries. It’s strategic location and deep sea port characteristic allows for maneuverability of capsize vessels.
At present Gopalpur has one berth with a length of 225m and depth of 12.5 meters. By end of December 2016, it will have total three berths of 300m each. It is planned to have installation of state-of-the-art material handling equipment at berths to achieve one of the highest loading rates in India. The port aims to achieve handling rates of 40,000 TPD for coal and 60,000 TPD for iron ore.
Gopalpur had received 393 acres of land from government of Odisha while another 1200 acres is in process of handover for future development. Currently there are 10 covered go-downs with an area of 11000 sqm and more covered areas could be developed as the port has more than 200,000 sqm of paved open space available.
The port currently provides efficient cargo handling through state of art infrastructure.