Trick to Remember Major Sea Ports Along with their Location

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : October 8th, 2022

India has a coastline crossing 7516.6 kilometres, forming perhaps the greatest landmass on the planet. India has 12 significant ports and 205 minor and intermediate ports. Ports play an indispensable part in the economic development of the state and country. As per the Ministry of Ports and Shipping, around 95 per cent by volume and 70 per cent by estimation of India's global exchange is carried on through oceanic transport. The following is the rundown of significant ports of India and amazing tricks to learn them easily.

The majority of ports in India are located in the below-given states:

  1. Maharashtra -53
  2. Gujarat -40
  3. Tamil Nadu – 15
  4. Karnataka – 10

Below is the list of the Major ports along the Western and Eastern Coast of India.

Major Sea Ports of Eastern Coast of India

Eastern Coast

Sea Port


Trick to Remember

Krishnapatnam Port

Andhra Pradesh

Krishna and Vishakha went to Andhra Pradesh to see Kuchipudi dance

Vishakhapatnam Port

Paradip Port


Pradeep (Paradip) speaks Odia (Local Language of Odisha) fluently

Tuticorin Port

Tamil Nadu

Korean’s (Corin-en) Made a special rice cooker for Tamil people

Chennai Port formerly Madras Port

Ennore Port officially renamed as Kamarjar Port

Kolkata Port

West Bengal

Diya (Dia) likes Bengali food available in Kolkata

Haldia Port

Another Important Port along the Eastern Cost in Port Blair - Andaman & Nicobar Island (The port is connected to the mainland of India through ship and flight. This port is situated in between two international shipping lines namely Saudi Arabia & US Singapore.)

Major Sea Ports of Western Coast of India

Western Coast

Sea Port


Trick to Remember

Cochin Port


Indian footballers are given Coaching in Kerala

Kandla Port


Mundra bought a special scented candle (Kandla) from Gujarat

Mundra Port


NhavaSheva Port


Ram Shevak sister got married in Maharashtra

Mumbai Port


Jawahar Lal Nehru met Mahatma Gandhi in Mumbai port


Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust

Marmugao Port


Marmuga is going to Goa for holidays

New Mangalore Port


Karna loves Mango

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