Kandla Port is one of the major ports of India, located on the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat. The port is about 865km from Mumbai and about 260km from Ahmedabad. The port was constructed in the 1950s and is currently the largest port in India by volume of cargo handled. Kandla Port is also a central hub for the export of salt and other minerals from the region.
Export/Import requirements of Kandla Port include:
- All shipments must be duly covered by an export license or permission obtained from the competent authority.
- A No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the concerned Regional Transport Office (RTO) is required for all types of motor vehicles.
- The shipper must submit a declaration in the prescribed format to the Customs authorities at the exit port.
- A commercial invoice must accompany all shipments.
- A packing list is also required for all shipments.
- As the case may be, a bill of lading or an airway bill is required for all shipments.
- For shipments of gold and silver, a declaration in the prescribed format has to be submitted to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) through the licensed bank with which the exporter has an account before shipment.
- An export declaration has to be lodged with the Customs authorities at the port of exit in the prescribed form.
- All shipments of textiles and textile products must be accompanied by a certificate of origin issued by the competent authority.
AddressPost Box 50 Administrative Building Gandhidham, Gujarat 370 201 India
Port AuthorityKandla Port Trust
Phone91 2836 221347
Fax91 2836 232040
Coordinates23º 0' 27'' N, 70º 13' 18'' E
Mean tide5 feet
Channel11 - 15 feet 3.4 - 4.6 meters
Cargo Pier26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters
Anchorage31 - 35 feet 9.4 - 10 meters
Oil Terminal31 - 35 feet 9.4 - 10 meters
Max Vessel SizeOver 500 feet in length
Harbor TypeRiver Natural
0-24 Ton Lifts
25-49 Ton Lifts
50-100 Ton Lifts
100+ Ton Lifts
and Highly reliable
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