Port Of Paradip Seaport - India Information And Characteristics Port Information

Paradip Port is located in Odisha State, India as one of major Port of India. Paradip Port Handle   cargo like Crude Oil, POL products, Iron Ore, Thermal Coal, Chrome Ore, Coking Coal, Manganese Ore, Charge Chrome, Ferro Chrome, Ferro Manganese, Limestone, Hard Coke, Ingots and Moulds, Billets, Finished Steel, Scrap, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Raw Material, Clinker, Gypsum, Project Cargo and Containers. The Port is now equipped with 16 (sixteen) berths, 3 (three) Single Point Moorings (SPM), 1 (one) Ro-Ro Jetty, a well maintained Approach and Entrance Channel having 17.1 Mtrs minimum depth to handle a wide range of vessels up to maximum LOA of 260 Mtrs.

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Paradip Trust Seaport

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Paradip port is strategically situated at mid-point between 210 nautical miles south of Kolkata and 260 nautical miles north of Visakhapatnam.

Latitude 20° - 15' - 55.44" N
Longitude 86° - 40' - 27.34" E

Anchorage Area

A)GENERAL ANCHORAGE POSITION : As area covered by limiting circle with center on latitude - 20 - 11.5' N, longitude - 86 - 42' E and radius of 0.75 NM.
B) TANKER ANCHORAGE POSITION : As area covered by the limiting circle with center on latitude 20 - 11.5' N, longitude 86 - 45' E and radius of 0.75 NM.

The Port of Paradip has an artificial lagoon type harbour protected by 2 (two) rubble mound “Break Waters” and approached by the dredged channel. The North Break Water is 538 mtrs long on the North-Eastern side of the Port and the South Break Water is 1217 mtrs long on the South-Eastern side.

The position of the Channels inside the harbour is as under:

Approach Channel
10.00 km Long
300.00 mtrs Wide
18.70 mtrs Deep

Entrance Channel
2000.00 mtrs Long
240.00 mtrs Wide
17.10 mtrs Deep

Turning Basin
520.00 mtrs. Diameter
17.10 mtrs Deep

Pilot boarding

The Pilotage is compulsory for all vessels above 200 MTs Gross Tonnage.
The Pilot Boarding ground is about 3 miles SE of Breakwaters. .
The distance from shore is about 3 miles.

The Pilotage service is available to all vessels during 24 hours and 365 days. All the vessels have to inform their ETA prior to entering the Port Limits to the Port Signal Station on VHF Channel: 16 / 06. Pilot Launches having speed more than 10 knots, 02 Nos. pilot lunches having speed of 7 knots and 02 Nos. Mooring Boats are also available for passing the Mooring Lines to the Berth / Jetty.

Maneuvering time from Anchorage to Berth

Anchorage to Berth 30 minutes to 1 Hrs maximum.

VHF Channel Number

VHF-16 & 69,
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Water Density

Dock Water density inside port is varying from 1.015-1.018.


Rainy season from mid-June to October. Moderate rainfall. Occasional cyclonic weather during this period. October to June weather remains sunny and dry.

BA Charts required

BA chart no. 538 ( Approach to paradip)

Stevedoring Working Hrs

0600 HRS TO 1400 HRS (RECESS 1100 HRS TO 1130 HRS)
1400 HRS TO 2200 HRS (RECESS 1900 HRS TO 1930 HRS)
2200 HRS TO 0600 HRS (RECESS 0300 HRS TO 0330 HRS)


Maximum Tide: 3.50 mtrs m
Minimum Tide: 0.40 mtrs
(Tideable Port)

Discharge Facility

1) Shore crane available.

Vessel Age Permitted

25 Years & subject to class approved by DG SHIPPING.

Minimum Crane Outreach

1) Min Vessel crane outreach should be 08.50 MTRS as per Port requirement.
2) Vessel gear should be minimum 20/25 SWL Capacity if discharge by ship's gear.

Ship Security

ISPS Level:

Police Boat: No

Night Navigation

Night navigation allowed?: No

Day Navigation Restriction

Vessel husbandry services & general information

medical facility for crew: Yes

Bunker supply: Yes

Ship supply: Yes

Fresh water supply: Yes

Garbage removal facility: Yes

Sludge removal facility: Yes

Repairing workshop availability: Yes

Sign On-Off permitted: Yes

Nearest International Airport:
Distance KM from port :

Nearest Domestic Airport:
Distance KM from port :

Ship sanitation certificate renewal: Yes

Port equipment information

Shore crane: Yes

Shore grab: Yes

Forklift: Yes

Container Lifter: Yes

Warehouse & Open Storege

Covered Warehouse Area: Yes

Open Storage Area: Yes

Cargo Connectivity

Land: Yes

Rail: Yes

Dry Docking

Dry Docking Available: Yes

Note : The Port Information, Restrictions updated are current & and can be changed without any prior intimation by authority. We shall not be responsible for any.

Terminal Details and information of Paradip Port Trust

Shore Crane
Berth No LOA(Mrts) Beam(Mtrs) Draft(Mtrs) DWT Qty SWL Cargo Handled
Paradip Port Terminal
Iron Ore Berth 260 38 13 - - - IRON ORE - Load Rate abt 20000 MT Per Day
EQ-1 260 38 11 - - - Coal
EQ-2 260 38 11.5 - - - Coal
EQ-3 230 33 12.50 - - - Coal
SQ 230 43 12.50 - - - Iron Ore Fines, Coal
CQ-1 260 43 14.50 - - - Coal
CQ-2 230 33 14.50 - - - Coal
CQ-3 260 43 14.50 - - - Coal
Coal Berth I 260 38 14.50 - - - Coal
Coal Berth II 260 33 14.50 - - - Coal
Fertilizer Berth 1 230 33 14.50 - - - Fertilizer
Fertilizer Berth 2 230 33 14.50 - - - Fertilizer
MPB (Multi Berth) 230 33 14.50 - - - Coal

Note : The Port Information, Restrictions updated are current & and can be changed without any prior intimation by authority. We shall not be responsible for any.

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