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Ceramics Trade

The current dynamics of the construction industry, and a rising global demand for ceramic ware, present ample opportunities to grow the Ceramics trade. APM Terminals Pipavav, is completely geared and well-equipped to partner in this global endeavour.

Strategically located at the main maritime route, the port provides easy access to all main shipping lines and road & rail networks. Along with connectivity to critical markets in hinterland, it is also well connected to South India with 3 coastal services connecting important industry hubs. APM Terminals Pipavav thus proves to add a logistical advantage.

State-of-the-art Facilities

  • Congestion-free port
  • Export gate in for two consecutive vessels for containers arriving by road
  • Acceptance of Additional Export Units upto max possible time limit
  • E-form 13 facility for containerised export cargo
  • Custom service, seal verification for self-sealed containers and RMS container clearance present within port area
  • Efficient TAT (Truck Turn Around Time) of < 1 hour
  • Direct services to Red Sea, Far South East Asian ports as well as South & East Indian ports by coast
  • EMR facility for repositioned empties by vessel & rail
  • Bonded warehouse facility outside CFS
  • Separate DPD yard for AEO clients
  • Pinning-unpinning by terminal staff for safety of trailer drivers
  • Service network of 32 road transporters
  • Resting area for truckers at gates

Best-in-class Infrastructure

Water Front

  • 2 dedicated berths for containers with adequate STS cranes
  • Water draft 14.5m (berth pocket 15.5m)
  • Container handling capacity 1.3mn TEU/Annum
  • 8 Post Panamax Quay Cranes - 18 across


  • Container yard with 4676 available Twenty Feet Ground Slots
  • Direct port delivery facility within yard area
  • 20 rubber-tyred gantry cranes (8 can handle laden twin lifts)
  • 2 empty container handlers (hired) for empty container handling at empty and EMR yard
  • Empty yard with storage capacity of 3500 TEUs
  • 83 internal terminal truck trailers (hired) for vessel, rail etc.
  • Dedicated customs examination area for cargo clearance