The central government has laid the foundation stone for the development of general cargo berth nos. 14 and 16 at Kandla port. The project involves the development of multi-purpose cargo berth nos. 14 and 16 (other than liquid/container cargo) at an investment of Rs 1,554.53 million and Rs 1,614.46 million respectively. Berths 14 and 16 will have a capacity to handle 4.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) and 1.57 mtpa of cargo respectively.