Essar Ports | Salaya Bulk Terminals Ltd



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10000 MT

Parcels Handled



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Stacker cum Reclaimer



Saurashtra’s first deep draft dry bulk port

A world-class marine infrastructure with environment-friendly state-of-the-art material handling facilities for dry bulk cargo awaits you at Salaya, Gujarat.

The only all-weather berthing port for post-Panamax / cape size vessels in the southern part of the Gulf of Kutch, Salaya assures faster ship turnaround, and efficient & safe handling & storage of cargo.

The jetty is located within the Salaya harbour with natural protection of Kalubhar Tapu and Dhani Bet islands.

Handling Capacity - 20 MMTPA of dry bulk cargoes.

Commissioned in December 2017, the Salaya port facility’s proximity to the Jamnagar petrochemical cluster assures its access to potential customers such as manufacturing units and refineries, thermal power plants, soda ash plants, coal traders and bauxite exporters in the region. Sufficient land is available for the expansion and customisation of storage areas for different commodities, and as per customers need.

Essar Ports has set up its world-class marine infrastructure project with state-of-the-art material handling facility at Salaya, Gujarat, India (Saurashtra region). It is a deep draft terminal capable of handling 20 MMTPA of dry bulk cargo. In addition to the cargo handling services the facility also provides marine services such as tugs and pilotage. The facility is capable of handling capsize ships and is integrated to feed the coal supply to two power plants in the region facilitating a generation of 1710 MW. It is capable of handling commodities like coal, coke, bauxite, limestone, fertilizer, etc., and has flexibility to both import & export cargo. The stock yard is integrated with Salaya Port Terminal 50km away (towards Okha Highway) from Jamnagar and well connected with the Jamnagar – Okha State Highway.

The terminal is equipped with screw unloaders, ship loader, closed conveyor systems, stacker cum reclaimers and sufficient stockyard capacity with eco-friendly dust suppression and extraction systems. Sufficient land is available for expansion and customising the storage area for different commodities/customers.

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Essar Bulk Terminal (Salaya) Limited,
44 KM Milestone,
Jamnagar-Okha Highway,
P.O Box No.07, Khambhalia-361305
Gujarat | India |

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Only deep draft fully mechanised port in the region that can handle cape size vessels.

The facility has potential to be a mega trading and marine hub

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Fastest turnaround time for all types of dry cargo vessels.

Fully mechanised conveyor system - environmental friendly cargo handling.

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Operational benchmarks comparable to the best in the world.

  • Facilities
  • Services
  • Connectivity
  • Milestone
  • Awards
  • Certification
Marine Infrastructure
  • 385 metres berth that can accommodate cape vessels.
  • 14.5 metres draft alongside berth.
  • Naturally sheltered harbour.
  • 3 Nos. dedicated tugs for vessel movements.
  • 1 floating crane and four barges & tugs for lighterage operations at anchorage.
  • VTMS: The terminal also operates on VHF channels 16 and 69.
Cargo Handling Facilities
  • Mechanised cargo handling at berth.
  • For imports - 2 X 2,500 TPH ship unloaders.
  • For export - 1 X 1,500 TPH ship loader.
  • 15km fully mechanised conveyor system.
  • 3 stackers cum reclaimers (2,500/1,800 TPH each).
  • One more stacker cum reclaimer under commissioning, making the total to 4.
  • 6 weighbridges of 60 MT each.
  • Fleet of equipment for cargo compaction, intercarting, stacking and loading.
Storage Facilities
  • Separate yards for import & export cargoes.
  • Storage space for 15 lakh+ MT cargoes.
  • Space for further yard development available as per requirement.
  • Water sprinklers and firefighting systems.
Other Facilities
  • 24 X 7 security and CCTV access on request.
  • Desk space to customer representative on request.
  • Coal screening facilities available.

The Salaya Terminal is equipped with the best facilities with mechanised handling of various dry bulk cargoes like coal, pet coke, limestone, clinker, bauxite, etc. It has high speed ship unloaders and ship loaders, mechanised handling at berth, and conveyor for transport to mechanised storage yards.

The Salaya Terminal extends all kinds of marine & vessel related services on demand to the vessel.


Dedicated corridor is available for cargo movement connecting port to the state highway which is 4 km away from port.

Salaya Terminal is 50 KM from Jamnagar & 140 KM from Rajkot.


Salaya is located approximately 14km from the Jamnagar-Okha line. Rail connectivity to the port is in progress and alignment has been finalised.

Public railway siding at Moti Khavdi (24 Km) is available for rake loading.


45 km from Jamnagar airport & 140 km from Rajkot airport.


Dedicated integrated conveyor for cargo movement to the nearby power plants.


  • Fastest discharge and turnaround of achieved. MV Linda Dream – 164,960 MT discharged in 98 hours. (Lighterage + alongside berth operations).
  • Handled 3.65 MMT of cargo during FY 2020-21


  • 5.9 MMT of cargo handled for the FY 2019-20


  • 2.0 MMT of cargo handled for the FY 2018-19.


  • Port commenced commercial operations on 07 December 2017 with the berthing of its maiden vessel MV Vishva Vijeta.


  • Agreement signed with Gujarat Maritime Board for handling cargo at Salaya.
Awards Received
  • Construction Times Award for Best Executed Port & Harbour Project of the Year – 2018 
Certified by IRQS for
  • ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 14001:2015 – Environment Management Systems
  • ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems

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