World’s First CNG Terminal

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    In Context

    • The Prime Minister has laid the foundation stone of the World’s First CNG Terminal and of the brownfield port at Bhavnagar, Gujarat.
      •  The project was first proposed during the January 2019 Vibrant Gujarat summit.

    About

    • It will be developed using a public-private partnership (PPP) approach and has a cargo handling capacity of 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA).
    • The terminal will have the fourth largest lock gate system in the world  as well as an ultra-modern container terminal, a multipurpose terminal, a Ro-Ro terminal, and a liquid terminal.
    • The port will have an ultra-modern container terminal, multipurpose terminal, and liquid terminal with direct door-step connectivity to the existing roadway and railway network.
    • The port is already connected to the northern hinterland through a railway line.

    Source: Firstpost