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Mangalore Port

  • Ninth major port in India
  • Provides access to three national highways
  • An all-weather port
  • Has been operational for more than four decades

Mangalore Port is a modern all-weather port situated at Panambur, Mangalore, on the west coast of India, 170 nautical miles south of Mormugao and 191 nautical miles north of Cochin Port. The Mangalore Harbour Projects started in 1962, and was completed in 1974.

The Mangalore Port is the ninth major port in India and was formally inaugurated in 1975. The port provides a number of facilities, such as instant access to three national highways and railways communication, modern cruise lounge, specialised cargo handling systems, 105 tonne capacity harbour mobile cranes, cargo berths and many more.


Mangalore Port: Ninth Major Indian Port

2011 Gets ISO 14001:2004 certification from IRQS
2006 Implements bio-metric attendance system for cargo handling workers
2003 Becomes an ISO 9001:2008 certified port
1980 Port Trust Board is formed
1974 Gets declared as a major port
In FY20, major ports in India handled 704.82 million tonnes of cargo traffic, implying a CAGR of 2.74% during FY16-20.