List of Major Sea Ports in India


List of Major Sea Ports in India

India has 13 major ports and 176 non-major ones. The major ports carry about 3/4th of the total traffic. Despite adequate capacity and handling facilities the average turnaround time of major Indian ports is less than 4 days which is very high compared to the average turnaround time of about 10 hrs in Hong Kong. 

Name of the Port
Name of the Coastal Area
Name of the State
Tuticorin Port (Now V.O.Chidambaram Port)
Eastern Coast
Tamil Nadu
Kamarajar Port or Ennore Port
Eastern Coast
Tamil Nadu
Chennai Port or Madras Port
Eastern Coast
Tamil Nadu
Visakhapatnam Port
Eastern Coast
Andhra Pradesh
Paradip Port
Eastern Coast
Odisha
Haldia Port
Eastern Coast
West Bengal
Kochi Port or Cochin Port
Western Coast
Kerala
Mangalore Port
Western Coast
Karnataka
New Mangalore
Western Coast
Karnataka
Mormugoa 
Western Coast
Goa
Jawaharlal Nehru Port
Western Coast
Maharashtra
Mumbai Port
Western Coast
Maharashtra
Kandla Port
Western Coast
Gujarat

Top 10 busiest and the largest Sea Ports in the World 

1. Shanghai (China)
2. Ningbo-Zhoushan (China)
3. Singapore (Singapore)
4. Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
5. Tianjin (China)
6. Guangzhou (China)
7. Qingdao (China)
8. Qinhuangdao Port (China)
9. Hong Kong (China)
10. Busan (South Korea).

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