List of Seaports in India

What is Seaport?

A seaport is a port located on the shore of a sea or ocean.

Purpose of Seaport

The following are the five main purposes of a seaport. They are

  1. To ensure safety for seagoing vessels entering, operation in and leaving the seaport.
  2. To provide shelter, repair, maintenance of necessary services to seagoing vessels and other crafts in emergency cases
  3. To provide cargo transportation, loading and unloading, warehousing and preservation service in the seaport
  4. To provide other services to seagoing vessels, people and cargo
  5. To provide facilities and equipment necessary for seagoing vessels to anchor, load and unload cargo, and embark and disembark passengers.

Worlds Largest Seaport

The Port of Shanghai is the biggest port in the world based on cargo throughput.

India's Largest Seaport

Mumbai Port is India's largest port by size and shipping traffic.

The following table consist of the list of Seaports in India.

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S.NoStateSeaports
1Andhra PradeshVisakhapatnam Port Trust
2GoaMormugao Port Trust
3Gujarat
  • Deendayal Port Trust
  • Kandla Port
4KarnatakaNew Mangalore Port Trust
5KeralaKochi Port Trust
6Maharashtra
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
  • Mumbai Port Trust
7OdishaParadip Port Trust
8Tamil Nadu
  • Chennai Port Trust
  • V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust
  • Kamarajar Port Limited
9West Bengal
  • Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust
  • Port of Kolkata

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