|Name of the facility ||UTCL Captive Jetty, Port Of Pipavav|
|Location ||UTCL Captive Jetty, Gujarat Cement Works, Kovaya, |
|Address||Ta. Rajula, Dist. Amreli.
North end: 200 54.564’N 071o 30.137’ E.|
South end: 200 54.433’N 071o 30.037’ E
|Type of Facility ||Captive Jetty |
|Brief Paragraph about your marine facilities: ||The captive jetty of Gujarat Cement Works of the Ultra Tech Cement Ltd (Aditya Birla Group of Companies) was established in 1996 for the captive usage to meet the domestic as well as international demands of cement products, and to utilize sea-route; the most economical, environment friendly mode of transportation. The state of the art system includes the cargo conveying & handling system as a part of the cement plant with the present capacity of 5.2 million tonnes production of clinker & cement annually. This captive jetty handles about 4 to 5 million tones of captive cargoes, with more than 70% berth occupancy rate, in the FY 2012-13 itself handled 226 ships from the various sizes from 3000 to 45000 DWT. The over-all handling of the captive cargoes works out to roughly 70 to 75 % of the total capacity of the cement plants, and therefore economic significance of this port facility is extremely high & treated as lifeline of the cement plant. |
It’s situated at west coast of India and in the State of Gujarat at a distance of 140 kms of southwest of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India and about 80 kms from the UT/Diu.
|Details about the industry supported : (if applicable)||Gujarat Cement Works,UTCL.|
|Types of Commodities handled||Import :Coal, Gypsum, Lime Stone, etc|
Export : Cement, Clinker.
|Type of Vessel Built||N.A |
|Rail and Road Network:||N.A|
|Communication with Steamers||on VHF Channel 16 / 71.|
|Charts||chart BA 1488 & Indian chart 2100.|
|Anchorage||Vessels should anchor south/south east of Savai Bet Light House. Guidance may be obtained from Pipavav Port Control.|
|Draft||At the berthing Structure: 11.20 Mtrs |
Draft At Old Jetty Structure :
Turning circle: Turning basin depth 13.5 Mtrs,
Channel: Channel depth 14.5 Mtrs.
|Pilotage||Pilotage is compulsory for all vessels calling port of Pipavav.|
|Marine Features||The captive jetty lies in line 035-215 degrees and is situated very next to the buoy No6 (red) of the Pipavav entrance channel and is facing the island of Shial Bet.
The berthing/unberthing carried out during slack waters only round the clock.|
|Harbour Structure|| Should include details about the number of jetties / berths, length & width of the jetties: |
The jetty is 337 mtr long and is designed to accommodate ships upto LOA 190 mtrs with sailing draft of 11.0 meters and DWT not exceeding 45000 MT.
Jetty level +7.0 m, high water-3.5 mtrs , low waters--0.5 mtrs
|Navigational Aids||as per Pipavav Port Lighted buoys are laid to mark the Channel Centre of the pilotage channel is marked with single Leading lights in transit bearing 010°T. |
Channel is single vessel passage.
|Mechanical facilities & Equipments:||The GCW plant and the captive jetty are connected by a 4 kms reversible & unique conveyor through gallery/bund. The mechanical conveyor system has provision of handling cement & clinker in bulk to the jetty from the plant by using ship’s loader at jetty. On return side, coal and other raw materials are being handled by using Jetty’s hoppers and only through geared ship.
Ship Loader- Make: FAM Germany |
Capacity Loading: Bulk cement 750 TPH &
Bulk clinker 1650 TPH.
Coal discharge rate: 900 TPH.
|Transit Shed & Godowns|| N.A |
|Future Plans of Development|| The present jetty will be extended by another 210 meters towards North, for reasons of getting comparatively better tranquillity and in line with the UTCL’s future production & evacuation plans. The extended jetty will have its own independent, the stat-of-the-art loading & unloading systems. With extension & dredging done to -13.5 mtrs CD, Port facility will be able to berth two ships simultaneously. Looking forward to commission extended jetty by 2014. |
|Contact Details||Capt. Attar Singh, |
GM- Marine Operation,
Ultra Tech Cement Ltd,
Gujarat Cement Works Port Facility,
Kovaya, Rajula, Amreli, Gujarat, India.
Telfax : +91 2794 283058
Mob : +91 9824442187.
Email : email@example.com