Two coal wharves dedicated to TANGEDCO formerly TNEB (16 MTPA)
The existing coal terminal at Kamarajar Port consists of two berths for accommodating each of 280m long two coal carriers of upto 77,000 DWT for the exclusive handling of coal required by Tamil Nadu Electricity Board for its thermal power plants at North Chennai, Ennore and Mettur. Coal is directly moved to the stockyard within NCTPS from where a part of it is moved further to Mettur and Ennore through rail.
As per the Business model adopted by KPL, TANGEDCO is investing, operating and maintaining all top side facilities like shore unloaders, conveyor system, etc. Synchronising with their demand for coal, TANGEDCO has installed facilities to handle 8 MTPA coal in CB-1 and up gradation of CB-2 from 4 MTPA to 8 MTPA has been completed recently.
Common Marine Liquid Terminal-I ( 3 MTPA )
In November 2004 a concession agreement was signed with Ennore Tank Terminals Private Ltd. (ETTPL) for a 30 year BOT of a marine liquid terminal. The operator has developed a terminal with a cargo handling capacity of 3 MTPA. Cargo being handled comprises of POL, LPG, CBFS, chemicals and others. The terminal was commissioned in January, 2009. Further to meet the demand in the Trade, the BOT operator developed a additional storage tanks, installation of LPG handling equipment as a second Phase at an investment of Rs.167 Crores. In order to mitigate the congestion problem of vessels, the Licensee M/s ETTPL has initiated the laying of additional dock lines and installation of Marine unloading arms thereby reducing the vessel waiting time. ETTPL has commenced the works during 2016 and the work is nearing completion.
Common User Coal Terminal (10 MTPA)
KPL has signed a concession agreement for a second terminal for handling coal to the consumers other than TNEB, on a 30 year BOT basis, in September 2006 with the project company Chettinad International Coal Terminal Pvt. Ltd. The operator has developed a terminal with a cargo handling capacity of 8 MTPA. The terminal was commissioned by January 2011.
Further to handle the capsize vessel, the BOT operator extended the berth length by 22.5 m to accommodate cape size vessels. The present capacity of the Terminal is 10 MTPA.
General Cargo Berth cum Automobile Export Terminal (3 MTPA)
Kamarajar Port has set up a berth for car exports and for other general cargo, at a cost of Rs. 140 crores. This berth will be able to accommodate the world's largest car carrier of capacity of 8,000 cars. Further it has a parking area of 2,00,000sq.m with an expansive car parking yard for 13500 cars which is the largest facility in any Indian Port.
With a view to facilitate development of world class terminal facilities well suited to meet the present and future needs of the trades, Kamarajar Port has decided to develop the container terminal of Quay length of 730 m in straight line on DBFOT basis.
On Global Bidding process, M/s Adani Port and SEZ Ltd declared as successful bidder by Port authority on 14th Feb 2014. Concession Agreement was signed on 1.3.2014 with M/s Adani Ennore Container Terminal Private Limited for development of Container Terminal at an estimated cost of Rs 1270 Crores with 1.40 Million TEUs per annum capacity in two phases. The concessionaire has completed the construction of first phase (400m quay) of 0.8 Million TEUs capacity terminal and the commercial operations of Container Terminal began from 19.03.2018.
Multi Cargo Terminal (2 MTPA)
In order to cater to the EXIM traffic of Bulk and Project Cargos like Turbine & Generators, windmill etc., imports of Fertilizer/ wooden logs Port has initiated for development of Multi Purpose Cargo Terminal for handling dry, bulk and project cargos other than Coal, Iron Ore, POL and Automobile units, on DBFOT basis.
After Global bidding, Concession Agreement has been signed on 28.3.2014 with M/s Chettinad International Bulk Terminal Private Limited (CIBTPL) for Development of Multi cargo Terminal at an estimated cost of Rs. 151 Crores with 2 MTPA capacity and the commercial operations of Multi Cargo Terminal began from 05.08.2017.
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal (5 MTPA)
IOCL had identified Ennore as a possible location for a LNG terminal and had carried out a Feasibility Study for setting up the LNG Terminal with re-gasification facilities. IOC’s Board of Directors has accorded approval for setting up of LNG Terminal of 5 MTPA capacities at an estimated cost of Rs.5151 crores at Kamarajar Port.
The Cabinet had approved the allotment of land to the JV led by M/s. IOCL for development of LNG Terminal at Kamarajar Port. Concession Agreement has been signed on 31.07.2015 with the SPV Company M/s. Indian Oil LNG Pvt. Ltd. Construction work commenced during August 2015. The project has been commercially operationalised in February 2019