KPCT deepens draft to 16 meters
Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT), in its quest to become the best port globally, has increased its draft for container terminal to 16 meters. KPCT now shares the honour of being one of the deepest draft container port on the east coast of India. Krishnapatnam Port already enjoys the status of having 18.5 meter draft, deepest in India for its bulk terminal. The port has started offering transhipment services with coastal operator Shreyas Shipping running feeder services between Krishnapatnam Port and Kolkata/haldia port. There is a special coastal berthing facility at Krishnapatnam that has been made available for transshipment cargo and coastal transshipment vessels.