List of Major Sea Ports in India

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  • Post last modified:November 12, 2021

There are hundreds of small and major seaports found in the coastal lines of India and presently 13 important ports in India maintained by the government and private organizations. The main cargoes from abroad were handled through sea transport, 74% of cargo traffic was handled by major seaports in 2007. There are 187 minor and intermediate ports managed by local cargo. The major ports together can handle over 500 million tons of cargo annually. Many of the major ports upgrades frequently including technology and expansion of the building.

Kandla Sea Port
NameCargo Handled (2012)Location
Kandla82,501Kutch, Gujarat, India
Visakhapatnam67,420Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
J.N.P.T. (Jawaharlal Nehru Port)65,746Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai56,186Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Chennai55,707Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Paradip54,254Jagatsinghpur, Odisha, India
Kolkata (Kolkata Dock System & Haldia Dock Complex)43,245Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mormugao39,001South Goa District, Goa, India
New Mangalore Port32,941Panambur, Mangalore, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka, india
Tuticorin28,105Tuticorin, Tamilnadu, India
Kochi, Kerala20,091Kochi, Kerala, Inai
Ennore (Corporate)14,956Ennore, North of Chennai Port, Tamilnadu, India
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