Kandla

India 19.15 (Asia/Calcutta)
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Map showing the location of Kandla

About The Port

Multipurpose port with year-round operations. Main cargoes include dry and liquid bulk, containers and general cargo.

On the NW coast, in the Kandla Creek, 90 km. from the mouth of Gulf of Kutch.

Provided by Shipping Guides Ltd

Port Services

Chaplins

Fr George Muttathottil

Apostleship of the Sea
Contact Details
+91 9409126895

ITF Inspectors

Mukesh Vasu

Inspector
Contact Details
+91 94272 67843