Enayam Port

Enayam Port
  • It will be India’s 13th major port
  • Situated near Colachel in Tamil Nadu
  • Major port at Enayam will act as a major gateway container port for Indian cargo that is presently trans-shipped outside the country
  • It will help to reduce the logistics cost for exporters/importers in South India who currently depend on trans-shipment other foreign ports, incurring additional port handling charges
  • India has 12 major ports at present. They are Kandla, Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New Managlore, Cochin, Chennai, Ennore, V.O. Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia)
What are major ports?
  • Ports are under concurrent list.
  • The Major Ports are administered by the central governments shipping ministry.
  • They handle nearly 75% of Indias cargo traffic.

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