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Geographical Location

Latitude  - 13 06 N

Longitude  - 80 18 E
Climate  - Tropical
Time  - +5 Hrs. 30 Minutes
Temperature  - 30 C Max. 
18 C Min.
Annual Rainfall  - About 125 Cms.
Spring Tides  - 1.2 Metres

 

Water Area  - 420.00 acres (169.97 hectares)
Land Area  - 586.96 acres (237.54 hectares)

 

Navigation Channel

Entrance Channel

Soil  - Predominantly sandy and silt
Length of Channel  - About 7 kilometres
Depth of Inner Channel  - 18.6m at chart datum
Depth of Outer Channel  - 19.2m at chart datum
Depth of Outer Channel  - 19.2m at chart datum
Swell Allowance  - 3.00 Metres.
Width of Channel  - The width of channel gradually increases from 244m to 410m at the bent portion, then maintains a constant width of 305m

 

Total Length of Breakwater

Inner Harbour

Eastern Breakwater  - 1325 m
Northern Breakwater  - 575 m

Outer Harbour

Eastern Breakwater  - 590 m
Northern Breakwater  - 460 m
Outer Arm  - 1000 m
Upper Pitch Revetment  - 950 m

Port Entrances

Entrance in Bharathi Dock  - 350 m
Entrance in Dr. Ambedkar Dock  - 125 m

Storage Facilities

Transit Shed/over flow shed  - 7 Nos. - 30,693 sq.mts 
Warehouse  - 5 Nos. - 30,138 sq.mts
Container Freight Station  - 3 Nos. - 40,644 sq.mts
Open space  - 3,84,611 sq.mts
Container parking Yard  - 2,50,600 sq.mts
 
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