The Port was set up for handling vessels of 6,000 DWT to 40,000 DWT (LOA 111 to 215 mtrs) and commenced operation from Dec, 2000.
The initial design capacity of port was 1.80 MMTPA.
Company modified its jetty in FY 2016-17 to handle large vessels upto 60,000 DWT (LOA up to 232 mtrs) and made the Port VLGC compliant.
Company added more customers and has surpassed the design capacity for continuous 7 years.
Company installed LPG Blender in May, 2018.
Port has flexibility to handle combo parcel i.e. loading / unloading of two cargoes simultaneously.
It has handled about 6.58 MMT cargo in FY 2021-22 which is highest since inception.