Kamarajar Port is to set up a multi-cargo terminal through PPP mode, on design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis.
A multi-cargo terminal will be set up by Chettinad International Bulk Terminal Pvt Ltd with a capacity of 2 million tonnes a year and 270m quay.
Apr 2015: Preliminary work on the multi-cargo terminal by a private concessionaire is progressing fast.
Construction will start in July 2015 and be completed in 24 months.
Nov 2018; Work is completed.