Important Sea Ports List | Know the Western & Eastern Coast Sea Ports in India

Important Sea Ports:  The range of coastlines and ports in India is quite abundant. Many questions related to sea ports in India have been asked in various competitive exams in their General Knowledge Section. To improve your general knowledge, we have compiled the List of Important Sea Ports of India. 


 


 

 

Important Sea Ports

 

Eastern Coast

State

Port

Features

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Artificial Port Second busiest port

Tamil Nadu

Ennore

India’s First corporatised port

Tamil Nadu

Tuticorin

A major port in south India deals with the fertilizers and  Petrochemical products

West Bengal

Kolkata

India’s only major Riverine port Situated on Hugli river Known as Diamond Harbour

Odisha

Paradip

Natural Harbor deals with the export of iron and aluminium

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam

Deepest port of India deals with the export of iron ore to Japan. Amenities for building and fixing of ships are available

Western Coast

Kerala

Kochi

Sited in the Vembanad lake  exports of spices and salts

Gujarat

Kandla

Known as Tidal Port. Acknowledged as Trade Free Zone Largest port by volume of cargo handled.

Karnataka

Mangalore

Deals with the iron ore exports

Goa

Mormugao

Situated on the estuary of the river

Maharashtra

Mumbai Port Trust

Largest Natural Port and harbour In India The busiest port in India

Maharashtra

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) also known as Nhava Sheva, Navi Mumbai

Largest Artificial Port. It is the Largest Container Port in India.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Bay of Bengal)

Port Blair

The port connected to the  mainland of India through ship and flight. This port is situated in between two international shipping lines namely Saudi Arabia & US Singapore.