Tnpsc Group 4 Geography Notes 8

In India 13 Major Ports , 200 Intermediate and Minor Ports.

Sl.No
Ports Name / Coast
State
Specialization
1
Chennai
Eastern
Tamil Nadu
  • Artificial Harbour.
  • First Largest in Tamil Nadu.
  • Second Largest Port in India.
  • Largest port in Bay of Bengal.
  • Third Oldest Port in India.
2
Ennore
Eastern
Tamil Nadu
  • Rename Kamarajar Port Limited.
  • 12th Major port.
  • India's First Corporate Port. 
3
Haldia
Eastern
West Bengal
  • Kolkatta First Green Port in the Country.
  • Riverine port.
4
Kolkatta
Eastern
West Bengal
  • Hugli River.
  • Construct British East India Company.
  • Riverine Port.
5
Paradip
Eastern
Odisha
  • Artificial Deep Water port.
  • Paradip own Railway system.
  • Construct Second Five Year Plan.
  • Large Amount of Iorn ore Export to Japan.
6
Visagapattinam
Eastern
Andhra Pradesh
  • Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
7
Tuticorin
Eastern
Tamil Nadu
  • Rename V.O.Chidambaranar Port.
  • Second Largest in Tamil Nadu.
  • Fourth Largest Container Terminal in India.
8
Jawaharlal Nehru (or)
Nhava Sheva
Western
Maharastra
  • Nhava Sheva, Largest Container Port in India.
  • King Port of Arabian Sea.
9
Kandala Port
Western
Gujarat
  • Gulf of Kutch (District).
  • Offshore terminal Vadinar.
  • Port of Kandala Special Economic Zone(KASEZ) was established in 1965 India and Asia First Special Economic Zone.
10
Kochin
Western
Kerala
  • Situated Vembanad Kayal.
  • Queen of the Arabian Sea.
  • Natural Harbour.
11
Marmagao
Western
Goa
  • Natural Harbour.
  • Navel Base.
12
Mumbai
Western
Maharastra
  • Natural Deep Water Harbour.
  • First Biggest and Busiest Port in India.
  • One fifth of India's Foreign Trade.
13
New Mangalore Port
(or) Panambur Port
Western
Karnataka
  • Panambur, Mangalore.
  • Seventh Largest port in India.
  • Upgrade Fourth Five Year Plan.


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