Advantages of VGCB
Fully Mechanized and Pollution free System - Fastest Rake Loading - Minimum waiting time due to faster discharge and quicker turnaround - Deepest Berth capable of berthing vessels up to 200,000 DWT - Lowest Handling rate in East Coast of India - Transparent and IT enabled Operations,
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VGCB Handled largest coal vessel with a parcel size of 164998 MT of Non-Coking Coal and Dispatched 9 rakes in a Single day.

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About VGCB

Vedanta Resources plc is a LSE listed FTSE 100 Company. Vedanta Group operate across the following core business sectors: Zinc-Lead-Silver, Copper, Aluminum, Iron ore, Oil & Gas and Energy, with the operations located in geographies spanning India, Australia, UAE, Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, Liberia and Ireland. Over the past 5 years the group has displayed exemplary appetite for organic and inorganic growth. The Group has recently ventured into infrastructure sector in India Vizag General Cargo Berth Pvt. Ltd, a unit of Vedanta Resources Plc has been awarded the General Cargo Berth (GCB) at outer harbor of Visakhapatnam Port for mechanization of coal handling facilities and up gradation for handling of coking coal and steam coal on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (“DBFOT”) basis through private sector participation for 30 years concession period effective October 2010. This project is one of the measures planned by VPT to reduce coal dust pollution in the port. The project has been awarded to a consortium led by Vedanta Limited (formerly known as Sesa Sterlite Limited) and is managed by a Special Purpose Vehicle called Vizag General Cargo Berth Pvt. Ltd (“VGCB”). The project includes extension of berth to cater 200,000 DWT capacity vessels, mechanization of complete coal based cargo handling facilities right from unloading of coal from ship, storage of the imported coals and loading of coal into railway wagon through rapid wagon loading system.