The infrastructure of the port includes a state-of-the-art Mechanized Bulk Cargo Handling facility which allows high discharge rates of up to 40,000 MT per day and reduces gearless ship’s stay at Port to two and half days. This means faster turnaround for vessels arriving at Karaikal Port, quicker loading of cargo on Wagons and Trucks, Faster Cargo Transport Time to the end customer and improved customer satisfaction. As the cargo is inter carted in closed conveyor systems, Cargo handling loss is at its minimum.
Benefits of Mechanization:
- Faster discharge rate of coal upto 40,000 MT per day.
- Reduces handling loss.
- Faster evacuation rate by rapid wagon / truck loading systems.
- Environment friendly port
- Faster turnaround of vessels.
Mechanized Bulk Cargo Handling System:
No of Ship Unloaders: 2 No’s
Unloading Rate: 2000 TPH
Grab Capacity: 38 MT
Cycle Time: 75 Cycles per Hour
Belt Conveyor System:
Length : 5.7 Km
Capacity : 4000 TPH
Belt Speed : 3.5 m/s
No of Stacker cum Reclaimer: 2Nos
Rated Stacking Capacity: 4000 TPH
Rated Reclaiming Capacity: 2500 TPH
No of Buckets: 8 Nos
Truck Loading Station:
No of Bays : 3 Bays
Capacity of silo : 200 MT each
IN-Motion Wagon Loading System:
Quantity : 1 No
Capacity of silo : 800 MT
Pre-weigh Bin Capacity : 72 MT