Adani Invests Big in Mundra Port Expansion

Mundra Port, Image courtesy of Adani Ports

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has introduced plans to invest Rs 57,594 crore to expand the capacity of Gujarat’s Mundra Port – the flagship port of APSEZ, The Hindu Business Line reports. 

The proposed expansion of Mundra’s waterfront development plan (WFDP) includes extension of the quay length by another 14,470 meters, augmenting back-up facilities for handling multi-purpose, liquid, gas and cryogenic cargo.

Under the plan, the eastern and western breakwater will be extended by 500 meters each in the south port, together with construction of a 5,000 meter-long breakwater on the eastern side of west port.

According to The Hindu, this capital development scheme will also include dredging of approximately  350m³ million of sand and other materials from the seabed.

The expansion will be undertaken within the approved area of 5,170 hectares of water front development plan, APSEZ wrote in an application filed with the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

 

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Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

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