Haldia Dock, located on of the major trading centre in the region, was commissioned by Kolkata Port Trust in 1977. The complex features composite cargo handling facilities with particular emphasis on bulk cargo.
It is due to the port of Haldia, the place has emerged as a commercial hub of West Bengal. At present, the port handles an annual cargo of around 21 million tonnes that is almost double of Kolkata Port. The current contribution of port to import is 15.89 million tonnes, whereas 4.80 tonnes is exported from the port.
Three Oil Jetties with an overall capacity of 16 million tonnes handle crude POL products that are featured in the dock.