Last Updated: 12 May 2020
As of 2001 India census, Okha port had a population of 18,847. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Okha port has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 48%. In Okha port, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is located at the sea coast and Pakistan is quite close to the Port of Okha. Okha has Coast Guard as well as Navy protecting the sea border which has been very helpful during wars in the past. Import - Export business is carried out in a large scale which mainly consists of the aluminium ore bauxite and the chemicals manufactured at Tata Chemicals Limited situated in Mithapur (10 km away)
|UN Locator Code||INOKH|
|Location||Latitude : 22° 28' N
Longitude : 60° 05' E°
|Anchorage Area||Anchorage is 2.4 km off shore. Vessel upto 7.5 m draught can be berth at this port.
|Pilot boarding||Pilotage is compulsory at the port. Latitude 22º 32.5’ N Longitude 069º 45.8’E (same to be confirmed with reliance port control on VHF).|
|Maneuvering time from Anchorage to Berth||updated soon.....|
|VHF Channel Number||At Anchorage - by VHF working frequency, channel 10, 1, 14, 16 (Calling only).
|Water Density||updated soon.....|
|Weather||Monsoon period - May 15 to September 14 (All Weather Port).
|BA Charts required||Indian naval hydrographic : 2013 and 2031.
|Stevedoring Working Hrs||24 hrs Except meal break.
|Discharge Facility||Floating crane available.
|Vessel Age Permitted||25 Years & subject to class approved by DG SHIPPING.|
|Minimum Crane Outreach||updated soon.....|
|Berth No||LOA(Mrts)||Beam(Mtrs)||Draft(Mtrs)||DWT||Qty||SWL||Cargo Handled|
|OKHA PORT TERMINAL|
|Sayaji Pier E||180||20.5||8||-||-||-||Bauxite / Coal / Limestone|
|DCB Pier||146||13.72||4||-||-||-||Soda Ash in bags / Cement in bags|
|Sayaji Pier W||180||20.5||8||-||-||-||Soda Ash / Cement|
a) Two buoys about 360 m from shore in channel.
Import : Coke, Coal, Wheat, Sulphur and Fertilizer
Export : Calcium Bauxite, Onion, Clinker, Raw Bauxite, Chemicals and Soda Ash
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a) Tug : 2 nos. 1,600 BHP (Rukmani & Gopnath).
b) Launch : 1 no.- M.L. Gomti (Ferry service boat).
c) Barges : Private barges are available (no port barges).
d) Cranes : 1 no. of mobile crane with capacity of 12.5 tonnes + floating crane available.
e) Dredger : 1 no. of grab dredger.
f) Warehousing & Storage facilities : 16 Godowns & Two open sheds.
i) Stacking Area is 50,000 sq. m.
1) FRESH WATER : Limited supply by private barges.
2) FUEL OIL : Available.
3) POWER SUPPLY : Through PGVCL and port is having its own DG set.
4) PROVISION : Available.
1) PORT DUES :
a) $ 0.271 per GRT of vessel
2) PILOTAGE CHARGES :
a) $ 0.271 upto 30,000 GRT
b) $ 0.176 more than 30,000 GRT
3) BERTH HIRE CHARGES :
a) $ 0.136 per GRT per day
4) ANCHORAGE CHARGES :
a) $ 0.026 per GRT per day
5) VTS CHARGES :
a) INR 4.84 Per GRT for general cargo
6) TUG CHARGES FOR BERTHING / UNBERTHING : $ 2377.62
7) INDIAN LIGHT HOUSE DUES : INR 08.00 per NRT
8) GANGWAY CHARGES : NA
9) FENDER CHARGES : NA
10) PRIORITY : NA
Above restrictions / information are current and are subject to change without any prior intimation from port authorities