Articles tagged under: Tuna port

Rupani’s Jeev Daya action: export of sheep from Tuna Port stopped

August 08, 2018
Rupani’s Jeev Daya action: export of sheep from Tuna Port stopped

Bhuj: In response to representations made by some some Jain jeev daya activists from Rajkot, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who himself is Jain had given instructions to stop the export consignment of sheep at Tuna port of district Kutch before it could leave for middle east. Tuna port is famous for sheep and goat export to middle east. The trade is legal and years old. Following the permission by Director General of Shipping, export of goats and sheeps was permitted with effect of 1st Augu...Read More

Environmental hearing held for dredging at Tuna Port in Kutch

January 10, 2018
Environmental hearing held for dredging at Tuna Port in Kutch

Bhuj: Public hearing for environment was held at Tuna for discussion on dredging at Tuna port pertaining to deepen the draft at jetty from existing 15 meter to 18 meter. If draft is deepened to 18 meter, two lakh capacity ships will be able to arrive at this port. At present with 15 meter draft, ships only upto 1 lakh tonne weight are able to use this port. Villagers from Tuna and surrounding villages discussed environmental impact, employment and other issues during the hearing which wa...Read More

Prabhu Inaugurates newly constructed Gandhidham-Tuna Tekra rail line

July 14, 2015

Bhuj In yet another significant achievement in the field of developing Railway infrastructure in the country, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today (i.e. on 14/07/2015) inaugurated the newly constructed broad-gauge railway-line between Gandhidham and Tuna-Tekra Port in Gujarat by flagging off a goods train. Gandhidham is a town in Kutch district of Gujarat while Tuna-Tekra Port is a port 20 k.m. west of Kandla in Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat. The inauguration was done from De...Read More

KPT invites EoI to set up 1,000 ha renewable energy park in Kutch

March 18, 2015

Bhuj Kandla Port Trust has invited expression of interest(EoI) to set up a renewable energy park on 1,000 ha land at Kandla and Tuna. Global tenders are out in this regard and the last date for submission of expression of interest(EoI) is 2nd April. This project has been taken up under 'Make in India' policy introduced by Government of India. Proposed port led SEZ will be one of the biggest multipurpose SEZs in India. It will cover 3600 ha land in Kandla and 1400 land in Tuna - in tot...Read More

Gadkari suggests Adani to purchase a seaplane

February 11, 2015

Bhuj In lighter mood, Nitin Gadkari during his speech at Tuna Tekra in Gujarat said with smile that he would visit this place again only after Adani group purchases a seaplane. Gadkari said, "today I could visit this place only after my plane landed at Kandla airport, but in future I would visit this place only after Adani group purchases a seaplane that can directly land here at Tuna port." Gadkari who was on visit to Gujarat to attend BJP president Amit shah...Read More

Adani Ports commissions Tuna Tekra bulk terminal at Kandla

February 10, 2015

New Delhi Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) today said it had commissioned a bulk terminal at Tuna Tekra, Kandla Port, with an annual handling capacity of over 20 million tonnes. Minister for Shipping and Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the terminal after the berthing of the project's first vessel MV Sheng Ming earlier in the day, APSEZ said in a statement. "We expect the terminal to be a game-changer for Export Import ...Read More

Gadkari likely to inaugurate Tuna Jetty of KPT-Adani

February 08, 2015

Gandhidham Union Shipping minister Nitin Gadkari is likely to visit Kandla port on February 10 in Gujarat. He will inaugurate Tuna port of Kandla Port Trust(KPT) which has been developed in public private partnership. Gadkari is likely to arrive in Gujarat to attend wedding of BJP national president Amit Shah's son Jay Shah on 10 February. KPT and Adani are trying to fix his visit to Kandla port on same day. Four 'T' shape jetty of KPT, developed in partnersh...Read More

Adani’s Tuna port container terminal to be inaugurated after ‘Kamurta’

December 08, 2014

Gandhidham, 8 December, 2014 Reports from Gandhidham(Kutch) suggest, Gautam Adani wanted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate its newly constructed container terminal near Tuna port in first week of December. However Prime Minister has not obliged Adani due to busy schedule. The terminal will now see inauguration only after upcoming 'Kamurta' period is over. During 'Kamurta' period, Gujaratis avoid starting good work. Even weddings and other functions are not h...Read More

DRI seizes dhow Habibi in gold smuggling case

April 25, 2014

Rajkot, 25 April 2014 A dhow 'Habibi' has been seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence(DRI) in connection with smuggling of 46.300 kg gold. Habibi was located at Jam Salaya port in Jamnagar district. Habibi operates between Dubai and Gujarat and transports sheep and goats. Gandhidham DRI has arrested Salaya Mandvi's Hasam Alimamad, Rumi alias Hasam Tito, Jam Khambhalia's Juma Khamisha Bhokhal, Jam Salaya's Mobin Amad Sandhar, Salaya's Sobhania Abid Mamad and...Read More

KPT floats global tender for mega terminal at Tuna port

July 31, 2013

Gandhidham, 31 July 2013 Kandla Port Trust(KPT) has floated tenders for India's biggest container terminal at Tuna port. The project was approved in Kandla Port Trust meeting this week. According to KPT Chairman PD Vaghela, the mega container terminal(MCT) will come up over an area of two square kilometers. Global tenders are floated for this Rs. 6,000 crore project. Once ready, the terminal shall be capable of handling 61 million tonne containers. Thanks to 17.02 ...Read More

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