Construction of two more dedicated berths for TANGEDCO.
Considering the expansion of the existing thermal power plants of and new TANGEDCO, TANGEDCO - NTPC JV project, TANGEDCO had requested KPL to establish additional coal berths. KPL initiated action and awarded the contract for construction of additional two coal berths at an own investment of Rs.500 Crore. The proposed coal berth to accommodate capsize vessel of 18 m draft and handling capacity of 9MTPA each.
As per the Business model adopted by KPL, TANGEDCO is investing, operating and maintaining all top side facilities like shore unloaders, conveyor system, etc. The Berth construction of Coal Berth-3 and 4 has been completed by KPL during November 2017 and May 2018 respectively. KPL has handed over Coal Berth No 4 to TANGEDCO during August 2018 for installation of Top loading facilities