Adani Ports & SEZ Limited

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Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Limited
Traded as BSE532921
Industry Port & Shipping
Founded 1998
Founder Gautam Adani
Headquarters Adani House, Near Mithakhali Circle,
Navarangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Key people

Capt. Sandeep Mehta (President)

Karan Adani (CEO)

Capt. Unmesh Abhyankar (CEO)

Ennarasu Karunesan (CEO, Mundra and Tuna Ports)

Mrithyunjay (Mittu) Chandilya (CEO, Logistics)

Malay Mahadevia (Whole Time Director)

G J Rao (Director - Ports)
Revenue 34.86 billion (US$530 million)(FY 2012–13)
16.23 billion (US$250 million)(FY 2012–13)
Parent Adani Enterprises Limited
Mundra port operated by Adani Ports & SEZ limited

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) is India’s largest private multi-port operator. APSEZ is a part of the Adani Group, an integrated infrastructure corporation,[1] the company (earlier known as Mundra Port & Special Economic Zone Ltd) changed its name to "Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited" on January 6, 2012.[2] While earlier the company had one operational port at Mundra, it today operates across eight ports in India.

  • Mundra Ports
  • Adani Hazira Port Pvt. Ltd.[3]
  • Adani Petronet (Dahej) Port Pvt. Ltd.[4]
  • Adani Murmugao Port Pvt. Ltd., Goa[5]
  • Adani Vizag Coal Terminal Pvt. Ltd., Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)[6]
  • Adani Kandla Bulk Terminal Pvt. Ltd.[7]
  • Adani Dhamra Port
  • Adani Ennore Port
  • Adani Vizhinjam Port Pvt. Ltd.[8]

International Ports:

  • Adani Abbot Point Terminal 1, Australia
  • Adani Abbot Point Terminal 0 Project
  • Dudgeon Point Coal Terminal Project
  • Bunyu, Indonesia[9]

Mundra port[edit]

adani mudra port

Hazira Port[edit]

Adani Hazira Port Pvt. Ltd. (AHPPL) is located on the west side of the Hazira peninsula. AHPPL provides a convenient international trade gateway to Europe, Africa, America and the Middle East, the location provides access to industrial zones in South Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.[10][11]

AHPPL will operate all non-LNG facilities in Hazira Port under the terms of the agreement. 5 Berths with handling capacity of 35 MMT have been developed and operated as part of the first phase. AHPPL has commenced operations in first quarter of 2012. Out of the 5 berths, 2 cater to containers, 1 for coal and 2 berths are used as multi-purpose terminal for handling vessels of sizes varying from 80,000 DWT to 150,000 DWT.

Dahej Port[edit]

Adani Petronet (Dahej) Port Pvt. Ltd. (APDPPL) is a Solid Cargo Terminal, located in the gulf of Khambhat. APDPPL is the only commercial terminal in GMB port of Dahej handling solid cargos in bulk /break bulk and also project cargo, the location provides access to dense industrial areas of Gujarat and Maharshtra(North) & central MP.

APDPPL is a joint venture between APSEZL & Petronet LNG Limited. APDPPL is in 2nd phase of development with designed capacity of 20 MMT, it has one mechanized berth dedicated for coal handling & one multipurpose berth for other bulk & project cargo. The port can handle vessels of sizes varying from 30,000 DWT to 1,06,667 DWT, the relevant and required back up yard along with the Material handling systems & Rapid Wagon Loading System are in place to support the operations. Since the commence in September 2010, the port has registered 139% CAGR of cargo growth.[12][13]

Adani Vizag Coal Terminal Pvt. Ltd.[edit]

The Adani Vizag Coal Terminal Private Ltd (AVCTPL), a subsidiary of APSEZ, had entered into a concession agreement with Visakhapatnam Port Trust to set up a fully mechanized steam coal handling facility with a capacity of 6.4 million tonnes a year in March 2011 with a completion deadline of August 2014. The facility is completed eight months ahead of schedule at a cost of Rs 400 crore. AVCTPL, being a part of Visakhapatnam port is strategic for coal imports to feed the local industries and power plants of the states of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.

AMPTPL Port[edit]

Adani MORMUGAO Port Terminal Pvt. Ltd. (AMPTPL) is a Coal terminal on the south west side of India. AMPTPL is a part of the protected open type natural harbor which is situated on the West Coast of India at a latitude in the State of Goa, the terminal is approximately 370 km south of Mumbai and 300 km North of New Mangalore and 575 km north of Kochi. AMPTPL has signed the Concession agreement with MPT for 30 years on Design, Build, Operate, Finance and Transfer (DBFOT) basis.

AMPTPL has Coal Handling System commissioned for the coal terminal, the terminal is able to cater the vessel size up to 1,60,000 DWT. It has fully mechanized truck loading and wagon loading system for cargo evacuation, the rated capacity of the terminal is 7MMT. It has dispatched the first rake evacuation by In Motion Wagon Loading System (IMWLS) recently. Port is Ready to start the commercial operations[14][14]

Adani Dhamra Port[edit]

Dhamra port is all-weather, commercial port located on the north of river Dhamra and on shore of Bay of Bengal in Bhadrak district, Odisha, it falls in close proximity to the mineral rich industrial states of Orissa, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

Dhamra port has signed the Concession agreement with Odisha government for 34 years including 4 years of construction period on Built, Own, Operate, Share and Transfer (BOOT) basis.

Dhamra port is a deep draft port capable of handling fully laden cape size vessels. Currently, the port is operating with two berths- one each for imports and exports, the Port is capable of handling 12 MTPA of imported dry bulk cargo and 13 MTPA of dry bulk cargo for exports/coastal movement. The Port currently has capacity to store about 1.0 million MT of coal and limestone and over 1.20 million MT of iron ore.

The port is connected with its hinterland by rail and road, the port has constructed the 62 km rail connectivity (single rail track) from Dhamra to Bhadrak/Ranital Link Cabin on the main Howrah-Chennai line.

The proposed master plan of the port provides for a total of 15 berths to handle more than 100 MTPA of all types of cargo such as dry bulk, break bulk, liquid bulk and containerised cargo.

Violation of environmental norms[edit]

A committee headed by Sunita Narain of Centre for Science and Environment, was set up by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to inspect ship-breaking facility of M/s Adani Port and SEZ Limited near Mundra West Port in Gujarat’s Kutch district . The committee which submitted its report on April 18, 2013 found incontrovertible evidence of destruction of mangroves, blocking of creeks and non-compliance of other clearance conditions.[15] Subsequently, on July 29, 2013 a public hearing for the project was held where people from four project-affected villages and nearby locations attended the public hearing at Tunda village in Mundra taluka and posed questions about the project and its impact on the environment. Public hearing was successfully completed with answering of each questions asked from villager.


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