List of Important Points about Major Seaports in India | GK Updates

    List of Important Major Seaports in India
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    IMPORTANT SEAPORTS IN INDIA

    S.NO.
    SEAPORTS
    LOCATION
    STATE
    HIGHLIGHTS
    1.
    Vizag port
    Vishakapatnam
    Andhra Pradesh
    1). Only natural seaport in the shores of Bay of Bengal
    2). Oldest shipyard of India
    2.
    Madras Port
    Chennai
    Tamil Nadu
    2nd largest port in India
    Largest port in Tamil Nadu
    3.
    Tuticorin Port
    Tuticorin
    Tamil Nadu
    2nd largest port in Tamil Nadu
    4.
    Kandla Port
    Gandhidham
    Gujarat
    Major seaport of west coast
    5.
    Nhava Sheva (or) Jawaharlal Nehru Port
    Navi Mumbai
    Maharashtra
    1).Largest container port in India
    2). King Port of Arabian Sea
    6.
    Mumbai Port
    West Mumbai
    Maharashtra
    Largest port in India
    7.
    Marmagao Port
    South Goa
    Goa
    One of India’s earliest modern ports
    8.
    Panambur (or) New Mangalore Port
    Dakshina Kannada
    Karnataka
    All weather port on the shore of Arabian Sea
    9.
    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
    10.
    Paradip Port
    Jagatsinghpur
    Orissa
    Situated at the confluence of the river Mahanadi and Bay of Bengal
    11.
    Haldia Port
    Kolkata
    West Bengal
    It is the base of Indian Coast Guard
    12.
    Port Blair
    Port Blair
    Andaman& Nicobar islands
    Located at the juncture of Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea