Port of Magdalla
Port Commerce

The Port of Magdalla is linked by road to the City of Surat. The Pandesara and Udhna industrial parks are located near the Port of Magdalla, and it is well-connected by railway to many commercial centers in India. The Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) is the port authority for the Port of Magdalla.

The Port of Magdalla includes four jetties. Jetty No. 1, called Four Parents, is 210.8 meters long. Jetty No. 2 is 143.5 meters long. The Wharf Jetty at Dumas in 36 meters long, and the Wharf Jetty at Surat is 38.7 meters long. The Port of Magdalla operates a tug boat and a 320 Crawler mounted crane. Draft lighters with draft up to 3.5 meters operated by private parties handle containers, roll-on/roll-off, and other cargoes.

The Port of Magdalla also contains storage facilities: six open plots with total area of 17 thousand square meters, four warehouses with area of 2.8 thousand square meters, and an office building.

The GMB has started installation of a vessel traffic management system in the Hazira-Magdalla Channel. The Port of Magdalla is connected to Surat via national highways, and the airport is a short four kilometers from the port. The Port of Magdalla is also connected by rail and road to its hinterland (Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and North India). The Pandesara and Udhna industrial estates are both located about 500 meters from the Port of Magdalla.

The major imports handled by the Port of Magdalla include clinker, food grains, onions, fertilizers, machinery, building materials, iron ore and sponge iron, butane, ethylene, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), and coal. Major exports passing through the Port of Magdalla include fruit, general cargo, sponge iron, cotton seed, and coal.

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