Okha Port

From Global Energy Monitor

Okha Port is a small port on India's west coast, owned and operated by the state-owned Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB).[1]

The port imports coal and coke, as well as bauxite, limestone, soda ash, cement, wheat, sulphur and fertilizer.[2][3]


The all-weather port is located on the north-west coast of Saurashtra Peninsula, at the mouth of the Gulf of Kutch in the Devbhumi Dwarka district of Gujarat state.

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In 2018, the Okha Port was forced to shut down for violating pollution regulations by openly storing coal and bauxite.[4]

Project Details

  • Operator: Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB)
  • Location: Devbhumi Dwarka district, Gujarat state, India
  • Annual Capacity (Tonnes): 5 million (all cargo)[4]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Coal imports
  • Coal source:

Articles and Resources


  1. "Port of Okha" World Port Source website, accessed February 2015.
  2. "Okha Port" Gujarat Maritime Board website, accessed February 2015.
  3. "Okha Port" Samsara Shipping website, accessed February 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 GPCB orders closure of Okha Port over air pollution, The Times of India, July 8, 2018

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