Ports are an important Centre for trade and travel as well, mostly bringing in commercial benefits and advantages. Ports make the city (location) extremely valuable and the economy of that area thrives.
India has a long coastline of approximately 7,500 kilometers, which makes it an important maritime nation. The country’s ports are responsible for handling around 95% of its foreign trade. India has a vast network of ports located along its coastline, which connects the country to various international destinations.
Also read: Transportation In India: Roadway, Railways, Airways, Waterways
The List Of 12 Major Ports In India Are:
NOTE: Kandla port was renamed as Pt.Deen Dayal Upadhyay Port in 2017.