Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) Limited manages the largest privately owned port in the country
. The port project was initiated in 1988 by the Adani Group
as a logistics base for their international trade operations when the sector was opened for private sector. The group leveraged its primary knowledge of the shipping sector built by its sheer volume of international trade from 1988 to develop the port at Mundra
. The port also operates world's largest coal handling terminal at Mundra.MPSEZ is spread over an area of 100 km<sup>2</sup>². With the first phase area of , already notified by the Government of India. This makes MPSEZ the first largest Private SEZ to be notified by the Government of India.
The strategic location of the port in the Northern Gulf of Kutch
, en-route major maritime routes and the unmatched connectivity through rail, road, air & pipeline makes it one of the country’s most convenient gateways for cargo, bound westwards. The port has the capacity to handle all types of cargos viz. containers, dry bulk, break bulk, liquid cargo and automobile.
Mundra port has come a long way since its inception and today it occupies the top slot amongst the private ports and ranks 7th amongst all Indian ports
. Mundra port achieved 40 million tons of cargo for the year 2009-10 growing at an impressive rate of 42% CAGR for the last 4 years.
Mundra Port being conferred with the prestigious Annual Indian Maritime Gateway Awards 2009 in... Read More