List of Major Ports in India :

S.No Name of the Port Coast State
1. Kandla Western Coast Gujarat
2. Paradip Eastern Coast Odisha
3. JNPT Western Coast Maharashtra
4. Mumbai Western Coast Maharashtra
5. Visakhapatnam Eastern Coast Andhra Pradesh
6. Chennai Eastern Coast Tamil Nadu
7. Kolkata Eastern Coast West Bengal
8. Mangalore Western Coast Karnataka
9. Tuticorin Eastern Coast Tamil Nadu
10. Mormugao Western Coast Goa
11. Kochi Western Coast Kerala
12. Krishnapatnam Port Eastern Coast Andhra Pradesh
13. Ennore Eastern Coast Tamil Nadu
  • India has a coastline spanning 7516.6 kilometres, forming one of the biggest peninsulas in the world.
  • There are 12 major ports, 200 notified minor and intermediate ports.
  • The Indian Government has allowed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100 per cent under the automatic route for port and harbour construction and maintenance projects.
  • All major ports, except one Ennore Port are government administered.
  • Kandla Port is the largest port of India by volume of cargo handled.
  • Madras Port is the one of the oldest port of India and the second largest port in the country.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port is the largest container port in India.
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