Ports in Kerala

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Kollam
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Neendakara
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Alleppey
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Kayamkulam
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Manakkodam
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Ponnani
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Kodungallur
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Beypore
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Calicut
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Quilandy
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Thalasserry
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Kannur
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Neeleswaram
Ports in Kerala

The South Indian state of Kerala has a coastline of around 590 km. The state is home to 1 major port, 7 intermediate ports and 12 minor ports.

Kochi Port is the one of the major port in Kerala. Vallarpadam Container Terminal.JPG
Kochi Port is the one of the major port in Kerala.
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Port of Cannanore (Kannur)
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Kollam Port as seen from Tangasseri Lighthouse
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Quilandy harbour biggest harbour in Asian continent.

Kochi Port, which is an all-weather natural harbour, is the major port present in Kerala. It is one of the largest commercial ports in India and the closest to international shipping routes(as well as safest for ships to dock). Kochi is an important hub of maritime commerce in India with a string of facilities like a container transshipment terminal(the only Indian port with this facility), shipyard for ship manufacturing and maintenance(largest in India), LNG terminal, oil terminal of Kochi Refineries, marina for yacht-totters(only facility in India).

Beypore Port handles most of the non-major port traffic in the state. It has both cargo and passenger services.

Neendakara Harbour is the biggest harbour in the Asian continent.

NoPort LocationDistrictPort TypeRemarks
1 Vizhinjam Thiruvananthapuram Major(Under construction)Seaport
2 Valiyathura Thiruvananthapuram MinorSeaport
3 Quilon(Kollam) Kollam IntermediateSeaport
4 Neendakara KollamIntermediateSeaport
5 Kayamkulam AlappuzhaMinorSeaport
6 Aleppey Alappuzha IntermediateSeaport
7 Manakkodam AlappuzhaMinorSeaport
8 Kottayam Kottayam MinorInland Port
9 Cochin Port Ernakulam MajorSeaport
10 Kodungallur Thrissur MinorSeaport
11 Ponnani Malapuram MinorSeaport
12 Beypore Kozhikode IntermediateRiverine
13 Calicut KozhikodeIntermediateSeaport
14 Koyilandy KozhikodeMinorSeaport
15 Thalassery Kannur MinorSeaport
16 Kannur KannurMinorSeaport
17 Azhikkal KannurIntermediateRiverine
18 Neeleswaram KasargodMinorSeaport
19 Kasaragod Kasargod MinorSeaport
20 Manjeswaram KasargodMinorSeaport

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