List of Major Ports in India

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List of Major Ports in India


Zone State Port Features
Eastern Coast Tamil Nadu Chennai Artificial Port

Second busiest port

Western Coast Kerala Kochi Sited in the Vembanad lake
Exports of spices and salts
Eastern Coast Tamil Nadu Ennore India’s First corporatized port
Eastern Coast West Bengal Haldia Riverine ports

Situated on Hugli river
Known as Diamond Harbour

Western Coast Gujarat Kandla Known as Tidal Port
Acknowledged as Trade Free Zone
Largest port by volume of cargo handled.
Western Coast Karnataka Mangalore Deals with the iron ore exports
Western Coast Goa Marmagoa Situated on the estuary of the river Juari
Western Coast Maharashtra Mumbai Largest Natural Port and harbor In India

Busiest port in India

Western Coast Maharashtra Jawaharlal Nehru Port  Largest Artificial Port
Eastern Coast Odisha Paradip Natural Harbor
deals with the export of iron and aluminum
Eastern Coast Tamil Nadu Tutikorin Major port in south India
deals with the fertilizers and petrochemical products
Eastern Coast Andhra Pradesh Vishakapatnam Deepest port of India
deals with the export of iron ore to Japan

Amenities of building and fixing of ships are available

Eastern Coast Tamil Nadu Chennai Artificial port