5 Top & Biggest Port In India

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Nine coastal Indian states Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal are home to all major and small ports of India. India has a total of 12 major sea ports and some private sea ports such as Krishnapatnam Port, Ennore Port and Mundra Port. So, here see the top 5 biggest port in India

Kandla Port:

Kandla port is one of the nine sea states of India, a major sea port {Sea Ports} and hence has emerged as a major center of trade {Trade} and commerce. Kandla port is located in the Kutch district of the state {Kandla Port State} and was constructed in the 1950s after the partition of Pakistan at the loss of the port of Karachi. Kandla Port is one of the highest grossing ports in India and is the largest private port in India. It is close to Gandhidham, which is a famous tourist destination.

Kolkata Port:

Kolkata Port, also known as Haldia Port, is the only river port in Kolkata with two dock systems, Kokata Dock and Haldia Dock Complex. It is located in the Bay of Bengal, 128 kilometers along the banks of the Hooghly River. It is the oldest operating port built by the British East India Company. There are many interesting things to see near the harbor and places.

Nhava Sheva Port:

Nhawa Sheva Port, formerly known as Jawaharlal Nehru Port, is India's fastest-growing container port located in Maharashtra. Major exports from this port are textiles, sports goods, carpets, textile machinery, meat, chemical pharmaceuticals and import chemicals, machinery, plastics, electrical machinery, vegetable oil and aluminum and other non-ferrous metals.

Visakhapatnam Port:

Visakhapatnam Port, also known as Vizag port, is one of the major ports in India located in Andhra Pradesh. Visakhapatnam port was inaugurated by Lord Willington in December 1933. This port deals with the trade of iron ore, pellets, coal, alumina and oil etc. It is equipped with Eastern Naval Command in the Indian Navy.

Chennai Port:

Chennai Port, formerly known as Madras Port, is the second largest port in India. It is located on the Coromandel Coast in the Bay of Bengal and is the main port of Tamil Nadu. 

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