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Storage Facilities

Open Area for Cargo Stacking Facilities:

Open space for stacking bulk cargo and containers is available inside the security wall to the extent of 5, 53,000 sq. m. The open areas can accommodate around 30,000 tonnes of bulk cargo either for import or export and 2500 containers. In addition to containers, the open area inside the wharf is used for temporary stacking of bulk cargo such as coal and sulphur. V.O. Chidambaranar Port is having a vast open land of about 2,158 acres outside the main gate. Cargo godowns with a capacity of stacking 36,000 tones have been put up in this area by Tamil Nadu Warehousing Corporation. The Port has also permitted a number of other agencies to put up godowns and warehouses in order to augment the import and export trade through the Port. Open lands are also used for stacking of timber imported through the port as well as granite for export.

  Type     Dry Storage Accommodation     Container     Remarks  
No Area (Sq.mtrs) Location Inside port No Location Inside Port/Out Side Port Capacity (Kls/Tonnes) Type of Cargo No Location Inside Port/Out Side Port Capacity (TEUs)
A. PORT OWNED
a. Covered
i. Transit shed / Overflow sheds 2 10,800 Inside - - - - - - - -
ii. Warehouses 4 19,550 Inside - - - - - - - -
iii. Container Freight Station - - - - - - - - - - -
b. Open - 5,53,000 Inside - - - - - Inside 54,000 -
B. OTHERS
a. Covered
i. Transit Shed / Overflow sheds - - - 3 1 Inside Outside 15,000 M3 10,000MT Ph. Acid Liq. Ammo. - - - -
ii. Warehouses (TNWHC) (CWC) 142 4,23,000 36,000 Outside Outside 10 Outside 2000 M3 V.C.M. - - - -
iii. Container Freight Station - - - 1 Outside 5000 M3 V.C.M - - - -
3 Outside 3x8500 MT F.Oil - - - -
2 Outside 2x70 KL LSHF/HSD - - - -
b. Open - - - 3 Outside 1x13700 KL Naptha - - - -
1x13800 KL Naptha - - - -
1x14100 KL Naptha - - - -
2 Outside 1x600 MT L.D.O - - - -
1x938 MT L.D.O - - - -
2 Outside 7790 KL E.D.C - - - -
1 Outside 10000 KL L.P.G. - - - -