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Chennai (INMAA)

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Port Information

Address: 1 Rajaji Salai, Chennai - 600 001, Tamil Nadu, India

E-mail: info@chennaiport.gov.in


Phone: 91 44 25312000

Fax: 91 44 25361228

Corporate Office: 1 Rajaji Salai, Chennai - 600 001, Tamil Nadu, India

Annual Cargo Tonnage: 51.88 million tonnes

Annual Container Volume: 1,495,000 TEUs (2016)

Port of Chennai is the largest port in the Bay of Bengal, the 2nd largest port in India and the 3rd oldest port among all the major ports in India. It is an important contributor to the economic growth of Tamil Nadu.

Country Requirements & Restrictions
Hazardous Cargo acceptance Acceptance of Hazardous Cargo to ports : IMO Class 1 and 7 is not acceptable throughout India. Out Of Gauge Cargo and 45' Containers Out-of-Gauge Cargo is not accepted to or from any inland location in India. Containers which are more than 9'6" high are considered out of gauge (OOG) and cannot be moved by rail or road. 45' containers are not accepted for movement by rail or road.

Number of free days

LineContainerStandard Free DaysslabsWeekly change %
safmarine20' dry101/100 INR
safmarine20' dry1011/172000 INR
safmarine20' dry1018-244000 INR
safmarine20' dry1025 onwards5000 INR
safmarine40' dry101/100 INR
safmarine40' dry1011/174000 INR
safmarine40' dry1018-248000 INR
safmarine40' dry1025 onwards10000 INR
safmarine20' reefer101/100 INR
safmarine20' reefer1011/173500 INR
safmarine20' reefer1018-245000 INR
safmarine20' reefer1025 onwards7000 INR
safmarine40' reefer101/100 INR
safmarine40' reefer1011/177000 INR
safmarine40' reefer1018-2410000 INR
safmarine40' reefer1025 onwards14000 INR
CMA20101/100 USD
CMA201011/1733 USD
CMA201018- 2463 USD
CMA201025>80 USD
CMA40101/100 USD
CMA401011/1766 USD
CMA401018- 24126 USD
CMA401025>160 USD
CMA40HC101/100 USD
CMA40HC1011/1766 USD
CMA40HC1018- 24126 USD
CMA40HC1025>160 USD
CMA20 Reefer71/70 USD
CMA20 Reefer78/1453 USD
CMA20 Reefer715- 2177 USD
CMA20 Reefer722>110 USD
CMA40 Reefer71/70 USD
CMA40 Reefer78/14106 USD
CMA40 Reefer715- 21154 USD
CMA40 Reefer722>220 USD
CMA40HC Reefer71/70 USD
CMA40HC Reefer78/14106 USD
CMA40HC Reefer715- 21154 USD
CMA40HC Reefer722>220 USD

Country Requirements & Restrictions
Capital goods can be imported with a license under the Export Promotion Capital Goods plan (EPCG) at reduced rates of duty, subject to the fulfillment of a time-bound export obligation.

Number of free days

LineContainerStandard Free DaysslabsWeekly change %
safmarine20' dry41-40 INR
safmarine20' dry45/113500 INR
safmarine20' dry412/185000 INR
safmarine20' dry419 onwards7000 INR
safmarine40'dry41-40 INR
safmarine40'dry45/117000 INR
safmarine40'dry412/1810000 INR
safmarine40'dry419 onwards14000 INR
safmarine20' reefer41-40 INR
safmarine20' reefer45/115000 INR
safmarine20' reefer412/186000 INR
safmarine20' reefer419 onwards8000 INR
safmarine40' reefer41-40 INR
safmarine40' reefer45/1110000 INR
safmarine40' reefer412/1812000 INR
safmarine40' reefer419 onwards16000 INR
CMA2041-40 USD
CMA2045/1060 USD
CMA20411/1785 USD
CMA20418>115 USD
CMA4041-40 USD
CMA4045/10120 USD
CMA40411/17170 USD
CMA40418>230 USD
CMA40HC41-40 USD
CMA40HC45/10120 USD
CMA40HC411/17170 USD
CMA40HC418>230 USD
CMA20 Reefer10- 10 USD
CMA20 Reefer12/877 USD
CMA20 Reefer19/19100 USD
CMA20 Reefer120>125 USD
CMA40 Reefer10- 10 USD
CMA40 Reefer12/8154 USD
CMA40 Reefer19/19200 USD
CMA40 Reefer120>250 USD
CMA40HC Reefer10- 10 USD
CMA40HC Reefer12/8154 USD
CMA40HC Reefer19/19200 USD
CMA40HC Reefer120>250 USD

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