Ports in India, Major Ports, Kolkata-Haldia, Vishakhapatnam

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Major Ports

There are 12 major ports:

  • Kolkata-Haldia (riverine port)

  • Paradip (exports raw iron to Japan)

  • Vishakhapatnam (deepest major port)

  • Chennai (oldest and artificial

  • Tuticorin (southernmost)

  • Cochin (natural)

  • New Mangalore Port (exports Kudremukh Iron Ore)

  • Maragao (naval base also)

  • Mumbai (biggest and busiest)

  • Ennore (corporate Port. Private?)

  • Kandla (child of partition)

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva, Maharashtra) (fastest growing)

Gangavaram Port in AP is the deepest port.

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