Container Terminal, Kakinada

Kakinada Container Terminal Pvt Ltd - KCTPL

Kakinada Container Terminal Private Limited (KCTPL) is an all-weather Terminal in the Kakinada Deep Water Port, Andhra Pradesh which is sheltered by a natural break water.

KCTPL is a joint venture between Kakinada Infrastructure Holdings Pvt. Ltd., and Bothra Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd, inaugurated in November 2015. Presently KCTPL is patronized by Maersk Line, Safmarine, MSC, BLPL, , Shreyas Shipping, Maxicon Container Line, TCI Seaways.

KCTPL Advantages

  • Port is connected to its hinterland – VCIC, NH216, Railway siding
  • Congestion free roads, 24/7 movement
  • Located in Aqua Culture (Shrimps) Region - Bhimavaram & Kakinada
  • EOU Based Sugar Refinery in the vicinity
  • Sufficient land available for expansion
  • Upcoming special economic zones in the region
  • Gateway Port for the Offshore industry - KG Basin

Terminal specifications

  • Marine Infrastructure
  • Cargo handling infrastructure
  • Evacuation Infrastructure

Marine Infrastructure

Berth Length 300m
Berth Width 30m
Draft 14.5m


Capacity 23,000 Sqm (expandable to 100K Sqm)
Ground Slots 400 ( expandable to 1,600)
Reef points 90 (expandable)
Stuffing & De-stuffing station within port with covered warehouses

Cargo handling infrastructure

Mobile Harbour Cranes 2 x LHM 550
Reach Stacker 3
ITVs 3


M. Suresh Kumar
President – Group Shipping & Retail Logistics
+91 884 320 8577


Kakinada Deep Water Port,
Beach Road, Kakinada- 533007
Andhra Pradesh, India