Kamarajar Port, a revered hub among India's seaports, takes great pride in dedicating the General Cargo Berth-2 (Automobile Export/Import Terminal-II & Capital Dredging Phase-V) to the nation on 2nd January 2024 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. This momentous occasion was graced byShriR.N.Ravi, Governor of Tamil Nadu andShri. M.K.Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, Shri.JyotiradityaM.Scindia, Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Dr.L.Murugan, Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying and Information and Broadcasting and Ministers, MLAs of Government of Tamil Nadu.
This remarkable addition is crafted at an overall cost of Rs. 341 Cr. It propels the port's cargo handling capacity by an additional 3 million metric tons annually. Moreover, with extensive parking space for 9600 cars, it ensures smooth and efficient operations. This expansion enhances Kamarajar Port's overall cargo handling capacity to an impressive 57.44 MTPA. The establishment of this infrastructure within Kamarajar Port heralds a new era, poised to cultivate a vibrant automotive industry in this part of the country.