Kakinada Deep Water Port Coal Terminal - KDWPCT

Bothra Shipping Services has established the KDWPCT at berth no. 5 of Kakinada Deep Water Port under license from Kakinada Seaports Ltd. The terminal is on Design Build Operate Maintain and Transfer (DBOMT) basis and was established in 2012.

KDWPCT is a fully mechanised bulk unloading Terminal with a capacity of 8MMTPA and accepts vessels from Supramax upto Cape Size with a draft of 14.5m. The terminal also has an arrangement for coal blending during discharge.

Terminal Capacity : 8 MMTPA
Cargo : Coal (all types), Bauxite, Gypsum, Limestone
Central Operation Control system    
Remote monitoring – CCTV system    


Largest Coal Vessel handled : 180,144 DWT
Best discharge rate : 46,000 TPD
Average Discharge Rate : 29,350 TPD

Terminal specifications:

Berth Length – 300m
Draft – 14.5m
Vessel Size - Supramax, Panamax, Kamsarmax, Minicapes, Capesize
Harbour Mobile Cranes - 3 x LHM550
Mobile Hoppers (3 nos.) – 2400 TPH
Conveyor System (total length) – 3,413m
Online Coal Blending during discharge
Capacity – 1,040,000 T
Stacker cum Reclaimer- 2 x 2400 TPH
Online Dust suppression system
Rail siding – 2 Nos. x 750m
StackerWagon Loader – 1 x 1800 TPH
Rake loading time – 3hrs per rake
Truck loading stations with independent hoppers


  • NH 216 Passing through Kakinada
  • NH 6(old #5) Connected by 60 KM ADB Road


  • Kakinada is connected by a 20 KM Railway line to Howrah – Chennai Trunk line
IPPs and Others - TATA International, ACC, Vedanta, Adani, JSPL, Vidarbha, Dhariwal (CESC), BALCO, GMR, Electrosteel, Monnet Ispat, Emami, Parry Sugars


Location Map

Capt. Ravi Kapoor,
President - Business Development

Operations Office:
16-23-67/1/A, Plot no 32,
Road No-3, Pallam Raju Nagar,
Kakinada – 5