Kakinada Deep Water Port was commissioned by the Government of AP in November 1997 with a quay length of 610 Meters. The Kakinada Seaports took over operations when the port was privatized in 1999. Ten years later, the port was expanded to 2,500 meters of quay length for multi-product handling and stand-alone facility for off-shore supplies for deep sea exploration.
On land, the port is surrounded by the districts of East and West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and the entire Telangana region. Primary cargoes of this region include agricultural products, minerals, coal and fertilizers.
As the volume of seaport traffic continues to grow, Kakinada has undertaken vigorous expansion programs to stay current with changing customer requirements and evolving industry standards.