Shipping Industry & Ports in India

Total cargo capacity of all Indian ports increased from 1399.99 MTPA in FY14 to 2562.85 MTPA in FY21.

Advantage India

Robust
Demand

* Ports sector in India is being driven by high growth in external trade. 

* In FY22, all key ports in India handled 650.52 million tonnes (MT) of cargo traffic.

Robust Demand

Attractive
Opportunities

* The key ports are expected to deliver seven projects worth more than Rs. 2,000 crore (US$ 274.31 million) on a public-private partnership basis in FY22.

* The Finance Minister proposed to double the ship recycling capacity of ~4.5 million light displacement tonnes (LDT) by 2024; this is expected to generate an additional ~1.5 lakh employment opportunities in India.

Attractive Opportunities

Policy
Support

* In Union Budget 2022-23, the total allocation for the Ministry of Shipping was Rs. 1,709.50 crore (US$ 223.31 million). 

* In July 2021, the Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021 was passed by the Parliament, incorporating global best practices, technological developments and India's international obligations in this field.

Policy Support

Competitive
Advantage

* India has a coastline which is more than 7,517 kms long, interspersed with more than 200 ports.

* Most cargo ships that sail between East Asia and America, Europe and Africa pass through Indian territorial waters.

Competitive Advantage
Last updated: Aug, 2022

Ports India

  • Kolkata
  • Paradip
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Kamarajar (Ennore)
  • Chennai
  • V.O Chidambaranar
  • Cochin
  • New Mangalore
  • Mormugao
  • Deendayal
  • Mumbai
  • J.N.P.T
Major Ports in India

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