In the first phase, 6,000 metric tonnes of steel coil has been received by Dhamra Port in Bhadrak district, said the statement on Monday.
With this, a new chapter in the profile of Dhamra Port has commenced, it said, adding the poet’s hinterland has many steel plants such as of Tata Steel, GAIL , JSPL, Bhusan Steel, and JSW.
Steel consignment both for domestic movement on coastal shipping route to South and West India get a new avenue, while India’s penetration into Southeast and South Asia including ASEAN countries will get a new port for dispatch, the statement said.
Recently, Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani pronounced the strategic importance of Dhamra Port as a gateway for the South Asia and ASEAN market.
Adani Ports has signed a long-term regasification pact with Indian Oil for Dhamra LNG terminal at Dhamra.
The proposed Dhamra LNG import terminal is designed for an initial capacity of 5 MTPA, expandable up to 10 MTPA.