Dighi Port is being developed by Balaji Infra Projects Ltd (BIPL) under a 50 year “Build, Own, Operate, Share, Transfer (BOOST)” concession agreement signed with the Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB), the Government of Maharashtra, to develop, operate, finance and maintain the Port.
Dighi Port, the first Greenfield port in Maharashtra, is being developed as a multipurpose, multi cargo, all weather port with deep draught, direct berthing facilities and state-of-the-art cargo handling equipment with adequate stockyards and warehousing facilities, back up area with ample land bank of approximately 1600 acres.
The port is located on the bank of Rajpuri creek, in the Raigad District of Maharashtra. The unique feature of the port is its ideal location within a natural harbor and exclusive channel offering a depth of 14.5 m, making it one the deepest port of Maharshtra.
Meticulous planning from the one set with cargo handling terminals on either banks of the creek, gives the port the unique advantage of handling all types of cargo in all weather conditions.
The port is located at a distance of 42 nautical miles (NM) from Mumbai by Sea and 170 km’s south of Mumbai by Road. The North Bank of the port is connected to National Highway 17 via State Highway (SH) 92, and 96 and the South Bank is connected to National Highway 17 via SH 97 and 98. Upgradation of the existing State Highway from 2 lanes to 4 lanes is in progress. The nearest Konkan Railway Rail Head Indapur is 47 kms from the Port.