India Gateway Terminal serves as the natural gateway to the vast industrial and agricultural produce markets of the South & West of India. The hinterland of this port includes the state of Kerala and parts of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The dedicated 4 lane highway connects to various national highways in India and the exclusive rail connectivity to the terminal, with the longest rail bridge in India spanning 4.62 kms gives the terminal easy access to the major markets in India.
Coastal connectivity to various ports in West and East coast of India and barging operations using the inland water ways of Kerala, gives the terminal safer and eco friendly a connections to the markets, seldom seen in most other terminals.
Find below the factors which make ICTT special:
Faster Vessel turn around: The 4 Super Post Panamax Quay cranes and 2 Mobile Harbor Cranes, both capable of twin lifts ensure faster loading and discharge from vessels.
Faster Truck turn around: With 15 RTGCs, 3 Reach Stackers and automated yard management is resulting in speedy container delivery. Easy documentation: ICTT documentation centre is has been adequately staffed to ensure faster minimum waiting time for trucks. The documentation procedures have been simplified. An eForm13 has been proposed, to further reduce the work and time at the documentation centre.
Terminal Operating System: ICTT uses Zodiac Terminal Operating System.Which is widely used in DPW terminals.
Terminal Operating System: ICTT uses In house developed Terminal Operating System ie Zodiac which is maintained and developed by DPW HO and is widely used in DPW terminals.
Round the clock terminal operations: The terminal operates 24/7 x 365 days. There are no closed holidays for the terminal.
Flexible cut off time: Export containers can be gated in 6 hours prior to berthing of the nominated vessel. Relaxation on case-to-case is allowed on Special Service Request (SSR). This allows last minute shipments to connect to desired vessel.
Theft/pilferage-free operations: Round the clock inside terminal security at strategic locations ensure theft and pilferage free operation.
State-of-the art work shop: The state-of-the art engineering work shop ensures maximum up-time of the equipments.
E Invoicing: Planning to introduce e invoicing in which registered lines can log in and get details of each container live.
SMS tracking: Vessel details and containers can be tracked by sending SMS.
Check post Facilitation Centre , Walayar - DP World has been jointly running a facilitation centre along with Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Walayar from July 2011. The objective of this centre is to assist the trade in getting speedy clearance from the check post at Walayar.
The centre will act as the first point of contact for the trade from the hinterland with DP World. The centre has all the communication facilities like telephone, email, fax and Photostat, which can be used by the EXIM trade free of cost. E filing of Declaration and Transit Pass can also be done from the centre for EXIM trade free of cost.