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Welcome to Krishnapatnam PortConsidering India’s growing maritime trade in the world market with unprecedented growth in bulk commodities and containerized trade, Krishnapatnam Port has been envisioned futuristically as a modern, deep water & high productivity port with the view to sustain the demands of growing international trade scenario.

One of India’s largest and fastest growing seaports, Krishnapatnam Port has emerged as a world-class port with outstanding services and facilities. It is fast becoming a port of choice for all international cargo originating from and destined to the Southern and Central India.

Krishnapatnam Port Company has won the mandate from the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh to develop the existing minor port into a modern, deep water & high productivity port, on BOST basis for 50 years. The port is being built in three phases and currently the second phase of development is underway. Port has numerous strengths like its area, location, weather and new generation world class port facilities; it will soon be poised to become one of the biggest ports in the world and the Largest port in India.

Welcome to Krishnapatnam PortConsidering India’s growing maritime trade in the world market with unprecedented growth in bulk commodities and containerized trade, Krishnapatnam Port has been envisioned ...

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The proposed extension of the Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor to Krishnapatnam Port will benefit traders in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The industrial corridor will connect four ports, three international airports and three cities by rail and road
HMM – HYUNDAI Merchant Marine Co. Ltd. has taken an initiative of bringing 62 x 40 reefer containers to KPCT for aqua exports. The trade can benefit by picking these boxes for factory stuffing from the port and exported accordingly from KPCT
Maersk Line is now calling KPCT on a fortnightly basis
CONCOR opens export bookings to Krishnapatnam Port (PKPK) from ICD-Sanathnagar
Krishnapatnam Port created a benchmark on April 27, 2013 for loading 22,076 tons of Wheat in just
24 hrs. The cargo on account of PEC Limited was loaded in vessel MV. Iron Vassilis through the conventional form using harbor mobile cranes
Krishnapatnam Port won the ‘Private Port of the Year’ category at ‘The 2013 Gateway Awards’ in recognition of the excellence achieved in comprehensive development of port infrastructure and facilities. The award also recognized the highest levels of satisfaction among port's customers
Krishnapatnam port recorded 40 percent growth in cargo handling during the 2012-13 financial year. A total of 21.12 MMT of cargo was handled as compared to 15.42 MMT in FY 2011-12
Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal was formally dedicated to the nation on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by Sri Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in the presence of very prominent dignitaries at the Port
Krishnapatnam Port successfully completed one million ton discharge of Edible oils through single pipe line in FY 2012-13. This achievement stands out in the history of any port in India. KPCL commenced the pipeline operations on 10.10.2010. So far port has handled 17,92,780 MT from 273 vessels (515 parcels) with zero Complaints
Far Shipping has commenced new service from KPCT as a feeder service to Colombo
Xpress Feeders has extended their TCX service to KPCT
Krishnapatnam Port has handled 10,000 rakes in 1,751 days (from April 27, 2008 to January 20, 2013)
Bengal Tiger Line (BTL) and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have a fixed day call at KPCT
Among the Indian container terminals, the fastest and largest 5 Super Post-Panamax RMQCs are commissioned at berth nos. 1 & 2
Krishnapatnam Port created Port Railway record by handling 323 total no. of rakes in August 2012. Total coal rakes handled in August was 248 (Highest) and total cargo handled was 1.12 million tons (Highest) in a month
Krishnapatnam Port set a World record for discharging 122,247 tons of steam coal from vessel MV. Cohiba in just 24 hrs on August 7, 2012 through the conventional form of unloading using harbor mobile cranes