Cargo Statistics

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Last Updated On: 11-Oct-2017


Kolkata Port handled 50.951 million tonnes of traffic in 2016-2017 against the traffic of 50.289 million tonnes handled in 2015-2016. 


       Kolkata Dock System (KDS) handled a traffic of 16.810  million tonnes in 2016-2017 which was an all time high against 16.782  million tonnes in 2015-2016 . At Haldia Dock Complex (HDC), 34.141 million tonnes of traffic was handled in 2016-2017 as against 33.507 million tonnes of traffic in 2015-2016.


 Comparative performance of Kolkata Port in 2016-2017 in respect of the following deserves special mention:


       Kolkata Port ranked First amongst all Indian Major Ports in terms of Coking Coal handling, Second in Other Liquids and Third in Container Traffic handling in 2016-2017. 


     In 2016-2017 KDS of KoPT achieved an all time high Container throughput of 6,35,848 TEUs. Moreover, KDS Railway System also handled highest ever traffic of 5.54 million tonnes in 2016-2017. 


      Number of vessels handled at Kolkata Port during 2016-2017 was the highest amongst all Indian Major Ports. KoPT handled approximately 16% of the total number of vessels, which worked at Indian Major Ports in 2016-2017. During the year 2016-2017, 3431 vessels called at KoPT. 


         Statistics of cargo handled by Kolkata Port are given below. 



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