Gujarat is strategically located with India’s longest coastline of 1600 km and is the nearest maritime outlet to Middle East, Africa and Europe.The state has the highest number of operational ports and commercial cargo ports.

The state ranks first in cargo throughput amongst all Indian ports.The state has 42 ports which include 1 major port and 41 non-major ports which are geographically dispersed across south Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kutchch region.

Brief Introduction

The State acts a natural gateway to the rich land-locked northern and central hinterland. It has a vast and fertile hinterland comprising west, north, and central India that ...
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Current Scenario

The State Government has set up Gujarat Maritime Board - the first autonomous Board in 1982 to develop, administer and regulate the Gujarat non-major ports...
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Demand Supply Scenario

In 2013-14, non-major ports of Gujarat handled a total cargo of 309.9 MMTPA. This was 32% of total cargo handled by Indian ports. Gujarat leading position in ...
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Milestone Decisions

Various breakthrough decisions have been taken up, several initiatives which will ensure integrated development of ports and port related...
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Statistical Data of the sector

41 non-major ports in Gujarat achieved a creditable 7.7 % annual growth in 2013-14 by handling 309.9 million tonnes of cargo.
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List of Clearances

Clearence GOI and its agencies
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