Dry cargo handling

Hindalco’s Dahej Harbour and Infrastructure Limited (DHIL) operates an all-weather jetty in the Gulf of Khambhat on the west coast of India. DHIL is strategically located at latitude 21.42° N and longitude 72.315°E to cater to the logistics and transportation needs of its customers. Equipped with a skilled and professional workforce, and customer friendly port, DHIL values the time, money and cargo of its customers. Reputed for reliability and high performance, the company enjoys strong relationships in the marketplace.

  • All-weather, deep-water, direct-berthing jetty in the Gulf of Khambhat on the west coast of India.
  • Ideal location from a geographical point of view. 50km from Bharuch, linked with a six-lane road with NH-8, and broad-gauge rail connection at Bharuch with good rake loading facilities. Good availability of trucks, well connected with the hinterland. Ideal place for customers from Maharashtra, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Rajasthan.
  • Ideal location from hydrographical point of view. Draft available: 13 metres.
  • Present handling capacity is 4.5 million MT of solid bulk cargo.
  • Berthing capacity of vessel up to 70,000 DWT in fair weather. Can handle gearless vessels, thus contributing enormously to savings in ocean freight.
  • State-of-the-art material handling equipment. Kangaroo type unloaders with separate grabs to handle coal, copper concentrate, and rock phosphate. Four auto tension winches of 120 T hold the ship in position alongside the berth. The jetty also has a pipe conveyor, which brings material from the jetty to the unloading area.
  • Fast turnaround of vessels.
  • Round-the-clock security system.

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