Tuticorin Port is an emerging hub port in the East Coast of India.The concession agreement between VOCPT and DBGT was signed on 04th September 2012 and the terminal welcomed her first vessel and commenced commercial operations on May 2014. DBGT is envisioned to boost maritime trade in the South India as South India’s container market accounts close to 3 Million TEUs, which is 20% of India’s trade.  

DBGT stands at the forefront of technological advancements and has high productivity with an average Gross Crane rate of 32 moves/ hour, average berth productivity 67 moves/hour, average vessel & gate moves 1200 containers / day and   Truck Turnaround Time (TTT) averaging at 20 minutes per trailer. The highest Gross Crane Rate (CGR) we have achieved during the year 2019 was on MV. SSL Mumbai / 31.01.2019 @58.11 Moves/ Hr and highest Berth Productivity was achieved when Maersk Avon sailed on 22nd September 2019  @94.86 moves / Hour. DBGT is the most efficient and competitive dwell time performer too among the East Indian Container Terminals with import dwell time averaging at 1.6 days and exports at 3.5 days. Aggressive marketing initiatives are being undertaken to improve the Port Trade, Logistics and also to attract new Cargoes.

Well served the trade with hot timely connections which was one of the most significant customer oriented factor that yields more volume through Tuticorin Port. Our Terminal enjoys the benefits of excellent mutli-modal connections. The most time sensitive cargoes have been identified and considered as top priority to get connected on the assigned vessel without any hassle. Major share of cargo is being received and delivered through – roadways, however we have received a considerable volume through rail as well during the year 2019 and more rail services are expected in the near future.

  • No Traffic Congestion:  Total 4 Lanes entry for the Trucks to avoid traffic congestions at Terminal at all the times.
  • Individual In-Gates:  Separate Gates with 2 lanes each for Export & Import Trucks to ensure no congestions at Gate & Road.
  • Seamless Entry:  Equipped with CODEX / ODEX Codes screening devices at Terminal In-Gates, free flow of container entries are made possible in no time by fetching the VGM ( Verified Gross Mass) for proper planning at Yard & Vessel.
  • Out-Gate with 2 Lanes :  Dedicated exit connected with Customs for faster gate turnaround for the trucks.
  • Most Sophisticated TOS:  Simplified and fully systemized gate transactions with new user friendly version Terminal Operating System - NAVIS-N4 integrated with BCS (Booking Control System) for simple and hassle free booking of EIR by the customers according to their convenience.
  • User Friendly Access:  Safe access in and around the Terminal with clear traffic directions & visible sign boards.
DBGT

Our top priority is to continue the development of DBGT. We have a mandate to work in emerging markets to sustainably develop and support trade. Tuticorin is one of the forefront of the regional economy, which makes it a cornerstone of our economic development. DBGT is committed to provide adequate and state of the art infrastructures to all its current and future users, as well as to encourage the realization of growth-generating trade. Its strategic location will greatly contribute to the region’s economic development.  We are committed to sustainable development of people of the community and environment. We are also very grateful for the continued support and confidence our customers have on us, hoping this support will continue to realize what's good for the national industry in our dear beloved homeland.

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    SAKET KAMLESHKUMAR AGARWAL DIRECTOR
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    BABU RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHARAN DIRECTOR
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    OLIVIER MARIE RENE JOUSLIN DE NORAY DIRECTOR
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    VASUDHA MITTAL DIRECTOR
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    BENJAMIN LASRY DIRECTOR
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    REGIS YVON DARMOIS DIRECTOR
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    Senthilkumar Subramanian CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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    Emerstone K Peter CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
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    Vetrivel Kothandaraman CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER
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    Purnachander Ankaiyan HEAD
    HUMAN RESOURCES
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    Balasubramaniarengan HEAD
    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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    Jerald Jebamani MANAGER
    MARKETING
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    Lakshmanan Lingam MANAGER
    SAFETY
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Accreditations

  • DBGT follows international standards of infrastructure and operations. The Terminal was certified ISO 9001:2015 in 2019