List of Important Sea Ports of India

List of Important Sea Ports of India


seaports

With a coastline of more than 7,500 km, India forms one of the biggest peninsulas in the world. The country has 13 major sea ports and about 200 non-major sea ports and intermediate ports

Sea Ports in India

Name of Sea Port

City

State

Facts

Jawaharlal Nehru Port

Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra

Major port on Arabian Sea

Mumbai Port

West Mumbai

Maharashtra

Around 1/5th of the foreign trade of India mainly in mineral oil and dry cargo is handled by Mumbai Port alone

Mormugao Port

South Goa

Goa

Major exports of Iron Ore

Cochin Port

Cochin

Kerala

Major Port on Arabian Sea

New Manglore Port

Manglore

Karnataka

  • Major exports of manganese , cashews , coffee etc.
  • Major imports of LPG , wood pulp , phosphoric acids etc.

Paradip Port

Jagatsinghpur

Orissa

Major imports of Large scale fertilizer and Crude Oil

Haldia Port

Kolkata

West Bengal

  • The base of Indian coast guard
  • Constructed by The British East India Company

Tuticorin Port

Tuticorin

Tamil Nadu

2nd largest port in Tamil Nadu

Chennai Port or Madras Port

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

3rd largest container port in India

Kamarajar Port or Ennore Port

Ennore

Tamil Nadu

India's first corporate port

Vishakhapatnam port

Vishakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh

Major exports of Manganese ore

Port Blair port

Port Blair

Andaman and Nicobar Island

Youngest port of India

Kandla port

Gandhidham

Gujarat

It is the busiest and richest port of India

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