Karaikal Port Private Limited (KPPL) is an all-weather deep water port developed on Build, Operate and Transfer format under Public Private Partnership in terms of the concession awarded by the Government of Puducherry. Commissioned in April 2009 and developed in an area of 600 acres, Karaikal Port is located near the town of Karaikal in the Union Territory of Pondicherry, India. Since operations, the port has handled diverse cargo such as Coal, Sugar, Cement, Fertilizers, Project cargo, Agro commodities, Liquid cargo and Containers. In the next few years, KPPL is expected to add new cargo flows to increase cumulative revenues and cargo handling to over 125 MMT by 2025. KPPL team is focused to make Karaikal Region as a favourable Investment destination which has holistic growth approach with a master plan to make Karaikal as Industrialized Smart City.