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Major Ports in India

Major Ports (West Coast)

1. Cochin Port (Kerala)

  • The first port in India to get e port status

2. New Mangalore Port (Karnataka)

  • The port which is known a the gateway of Karnataka.

3. Mormugao Port (Goa)

  • It is leading iron ore exporting port of India.

4. Jawaharlal Nehru Port or Nhava Sheva- Mumbai (Maharastra)

  •  It is the largest container port in India.

5. Mumbai Port  (Maharastra)

  • The biggest port in India.
  • Known as Cotton Port of India.

6. Kandla Port  or Deendayal Port (Gujarat)

  • is a tidal port.
  • The first port developed after independence.
Major Ports in India

Major Ports (East Coast)

7. Ennore Port or Kamarajar (Tamil Nadu)

  • It is first corporate port of India
  • Eco friendly Port in India

8. Chennai Port (Tamil Nadu)

  • It is the second largest port in India

9. Tuticorin Port or V.O.Chidambaranar Port (Tamil Nadu)

  • The port which is known as pearl Harbour of India

10. Vishakhapatnam Port or Vizag port (Andhra Pradesh)

  • The deepest container terminal among the major ports in India.

11. Paradip Port (Odisha)

  • It was the first major port on East Coast commissioned in independent India.

12. Kolkata Port (West Bengal)

  • Only riverine major port in India.

13. Port Blair Port (Andaman Nicobar Island)

  • It is the 13th and youngest major port of India declared so in 2010.
Extra Info: 

The port built in Iran with the help of India – Chabahar Port

The port built in Pakistan with the help of China – Gwadar Port

The port built in Sri Lanka with the help of China –Hambantota Port


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