Essar Ports completes major Investment in Salaya Bulk Terminal

Salaya (Gujarat), India — Essar Ports recently commenced commercial operations at its 20 million tonne dry bulk terminal at Salaya with the berthing of its first vessel. The facility, the first deep-draft terminal in the Saurashtra region, has been designed to berth Capesize vessels with a vessel turnaround time of less than two days, thus offering a competitive advantage to the local industry.

The Salaya terminal, which has been built at a cost of INR 20 billion, (approx. USD 315 million) is capable of berthing vessels of up to 100,000 dwt, while handling commodities like coal, bauxite, limestone and fertilisers, including both export & import cargoes.

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