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IL&FS Maritime Dighi Terminal

  • IL&FS Maritime through its subsidiary IMICL Dighi Maritime Ltd. (IMICL Dighi) is developing 2 berths (Berth no. 4 & 5) at Agardanda, on a 30 yrs. sub-concession from Dighi Port. Berths 4 and 5 with an aggregate capacity of 11 MTPA are located on Northern bank of Rajpuri creek (Agardanda)

  • The soon to be commissioned Berth 4 is strategically located just 42 NM south of Mumbai and will cater to a huge hinterland covering northern and central Maharashtra and southern Madhya Pradesh

  • With a capacity of 5.5 MTPA the berth has adequate capability for handling coal, steel coils, bauxite, fertiliser raw material and other dry bulk commodities. It shall operate on 24x7 basis and with a planned draft of 14.0 meters, will be capable of handling Panamax gearless vessels

  • On commissioning of Berth 4, IL&FS Maritime Dighi is planning to develop Berth 5

Marine Infrastructure at Dighi Port
  • Length of the Entrance Channel:- 13 Kms

  • Width of Entrance Channel:- 165 m

  • Turning Circle:- 500m dia

  • Planned Dredged Depth:
    • Entrance Channel: -12m CD
    • Turning Circle: -12m CD

Specifications of IL&FS Maritime Dighi Berths
  • Berth 4 Berth Details
    • Length of the Berth : 325 m
    • Width of the Berth : 34.5 m
    • Planned Draft : 14.0 m

  • Berth 5 Berth Details
    • Length of the Berth : 325 m
    • Width of the Berth : 34.5 m
    • Planned Draft : 14.0 m

Planned Facilities for Berth 4
  • Paved Storage Area behind berth:- 13.0 Hectares

  • Storage Yard Capacity:- 6,00,000 MTs at a time

  • Mobile Harbor Cranes:- 2 Nos. tyre mounted of 100 MTs Capacity with 30 CBM Grabs

  • Hoppers: 2 Nos. of 100 MTs capacity each to minimize spillage/loss of cargo

  • Dust suppression and Fire Fighting Systems

  • Dedicated Handling Equipment

  • Warehouse planned (6000 m2 initially with an option of additional 6000 m2)

Future Plans for Berth 5
  • Future Plans for Berth 5Work on Berth 5 to start on completion of berth 4

  • Backup storage area:- 15 Hectares

Planned Cargo for Berth 4 and 5
  • Berth 4 – Coal, Bauxite, FRM, Raw Sugar and other Dry Cargo

  • Berth 5 – Coal

Advantages and Strengths of IL&FS Maritime Dighi
  • All weather 24 X 7 operations

  • 14.0 meters Draft planned capable of handling Panamax Gearless Vessel

  • Faster Turnaround and world class equipment to achieve better productivity

  • Huge Hinterland Coverage

  • Green, efficient and sustainable operations

  • Good backup storage area with covered storage

  • Terminal Management System to provide Single Window Service to Customers

Road Connectivity
  • Initial Plans
    • Interim Widening upto 5.5 m for a length of 17 km from Agardanda to Mandad including Agardanda Bypass (1.8 km)

  • Final Plans
    • 2 laning of SH 92/96 with paved shoulders (upgradable to 4 laning & 6 laning in phases depending on traffic build up)

Rail Connectivity
  • Connectivity directly to Roha (Central Rail) via single track - 34.4 km

  • The Rail project is developed under JV model, MOU signed between Dighi Port Limited, RVNL & Central Railways signed in Apr. 15

  • Expected COD:- 2020

Primary Hinterland (0-200KMS)
  • Roha, Khopoli, Mahad, Patalganga, Nagothane, Mumbai, Thane, Vile Bhagad, Satara, Pune

  • Cargo- Coal, Bauxite, Sugar, Fertiliser, Mill Scale, Rock Phosphate, Sulphur, Steel

Secondary Hinterland (200-400KMS)
  • Nashik, Aurangabad, Beed, Solapur, Kolhapur, Sangli

  • Cargo – Coal, Sugar, Pulp, Engineering products, Cement
Tertiary Hinterland (400 + KMS)
  • Sothern MP, NE & South Maharashtra, Northern Karnataka

  • Cargo – Coal for Power Plants, CO Gen Plants, Sugar, Cement

  • IL&FS Maritime Dighi Terminal being part of Dighi port, is strategically positioned in close proximity of the Industrial and Agricultural belt of Maharashtra

  • Terminal is located just 45 NM South of Mumbai and JNPT port

  • Terminal is well geared to handle diversified cargo mix consisting of various bulk and break bulk cargo

  • Terminal will get the benefit of being located in vicinity of Dighi Port Industrial Area which is being developed in the first phase of the Dighi Mumbai Industrial Corridor project and is expected to house several port based Industries

  • Proposed Roha Dighi Rail Linkage will help the Terminal to cater to coal import needs of many existing and upcoming thermal power plants in the hinterland