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Major Sea Ports in India

Major Sea Ports in India

Seaports

Location

State

Highlights

Vizag port

Vishakapatnam

Andhra Pradesh

1) Only natural
seaport in the shores
of Bay of Bengal

2) Oldest shipyard of
India

Madras Port

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

2nd largest port in India
Largest port in Tamil
Nadu

Tuticorin Port

Tuticorin

Tamil Nadu

2nd largest port in
Tamil Nadu

Kandla Port

Gandhidham

Gujarat

Major seaport of west
coast

Nhava Sheva (or)
Jawaharlal Nehru Port

Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra

1) Largest container
port in India
2) King Port of
Arabian Sea

Mumbai Port

West Mumbai

Maharashtra

Largest port in India

Marmagao Port

South Goa

Goa

One of India’s earliest
modern ports

Panambur (or) New Mangalore Port

Dakshina Kannada

Karnataka

All weather port on the
shore of Arabian Sea

Cochin Port

Cochin

Kerala

1) Major port on the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean Sea
route
2) It lies on 2 islands
Wellington and Vallarpadam

Paradip Port

Jagatsinghpur

Odisha

Situated at the
confluence of the river
Mahanadi and Bay of Bengal

Haldia Port

Kolkata

West Bengal

It is the base of Indian
Coast Guard

Port Blair

Port Blair

Andaman &
Nicobar islands

Located at the juncture of Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea


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