May 2022

Karaikal Port Handled 9 Coal Rakes in Single Day

Best ever performance of Karaikal Port siding 09 coal rakes loaded in a single day through In motion Wagon Loading system with a silo of 800 MT Capacity.

April 2022

Karaikal Port berthed her first ever capsize vessel MV Berge Mcclintock, to discharge 77,381 Mts of Steam Coal for M/s. Adani Enterprises Limited, with Ports’s fully mechanized system.

Mr. V Raghunandan, Chief Executive Officer of Karaikal Port Pvt. Ltd. congratulated the entire team for making such a feat possible.“KPPL is capable of setting even higher benchmarks and we are gearing up to do so in the coming months, “- Mr. V Raghunandan, CEO, KPPL.

Sep 2021

Karaikal port has achieved another milestone by discharging 60145 Mts of cargo in 24 hours through Mechanized Conveyor Handling System.

SEP 2020
Karaikal Port berthed its first Bitumen Cargo vessel MV Asphalt Alliance this month.

Panamax Vessel carrying 70,000 MT of Blast Furnace (BF) Slag cargo, berthed for first time at Karaikal Port.

AUG 2020

Karaikal Port achieved the best average discharge rate per day of 27000 tonnes of fertilizer cargo. The fertilizer (Muriate of Potash) was imported by Indian Potash Limited (IPL) through Supramax vessel with a shipment size of 40,000 tonnes.

FEB 2020
Groundbreaking for a new LNG import terminal in presence of by Shri. V. Narayanasamy – Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry, Shri. M. Kandasamy – Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Social Welfare and pollution Control, Puducherry.

IN MAY 2019
First Sand Vessel berthed

Mechanized Bulk Cargo Handling System Inaugurated

IN NOV, 2017
Handled 1.1 MT in a Month,the Highest Ever

IN 2016
Handled 1 Million Tons In 1 Month (JULY 2016)

2011 – 2015

Knowledge Connectivity Program Jointly Initiated by KPPL & MSSRF

IN 2015
First Coal Vessel of Large Power Plant of ILFS Berthed

IN 2013
First Log Vessel Berthed

IN 2012
First Crude, Iron Ore, Lime Stone, Edible Oil, Wheat Export Vessel Berthed & Oil Tank Farm Inaugurated

IN 2011
Container Operation Started at Karaikal Port

IN 2010
Rail Connectivity Established and First Fertilizer Vessel Berthed

IN 2009
FIRST Ship for the Port Berthed

IN 2007

Final Tranche of Land Received & Development in Progress

IN 2006
Concession Agreement Signed