Cargo Statistics

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Last Updated On: 27-Oct-2016


Kolkata Port handled 50.289 million tonnes of traffic in 2015-2016 against the traffic of 46.293 million tonnes handled in 2014-2015. 


       Kolkata Dock System (KDS) handled a traffic of 16.782  million tonnes in 2015-2016 which was an all time high against 15.283 million tonnes in 2014-2015. At Haldia Dock Complex (HDC), 33.507 million tonnes of traffic was handled in 2015-2016 as against 31.010 million tonnes in 2014-2015.


 Comparative performance of Kolkata Port in 2014-2015 in respect of the following deserves special mention:


       Kolkata Port ranked Third amongst all Indian Major Ports in terms of Container Traffic and Coking Coal handling. 


     In 2015-2016 KDS of KoPT achieved an all time high Container throughput of 5,77,749 TEUs. Moreover, KDS Railway System also handled highest ever traffic of 5.21 million tonnes in 2015-2016. 


      Number of vessels handled at Kolkata Port during 2015-2016 was the highest amongst all Indian Major Ports. KoPT handled 17% of the total number of vessels, which worked at Indian Major Ports in 2015-2016. During the year 2015-2016, 3503 vessels called at KoPT. 


         Statistics of cargo handled by Kolkata Port are given below. 


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