The Bombay Port, officially known as the Mumbai Port Trust, is a major seaport located in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay), the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated on the west coast of India, overlooking the Arabian Sea, and is one of the largest ports in India. Here is some information about Bombay port:

Name of Port Bombay Port
Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Coordinates 18°56'N, 72°50'E
Authority Mumbai Port Trust
Port Type Natural/Artificial
Nearest Airport Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (23 km away)
Terminals Berths
Container Terminal 3
Liquid Cargo Terminal 3
Dry Bulk Cargo Terminal 8
General Cargo Terminal 13
Ro-Ro Terminal 1
Cruise Terminal 1
Year Total Cargo (in million tonnes) Total Containers (TEUs)
2020-21 51.53 2,183,007
2019-20 61.53 3,011,515
2018-19 63.06 3,105,737
2017-18 61.66 3,023,192
2016-17 61.19 3,055,826

    Bombay port offers a range of services, including:

  • Cargo handling for various types of cargo such as containers, liquid cargo, dry bulk cargo, and general cargo
  • Ro-Ro (Roll-on/Roll-off) services for wheeled cargo such as cars and trucks
  • Cruise services for tourists.
  • Warehousing facilities
  • Pilotage services
  • Tug services
  • Bunkering services
  • Ship repair and maintenance facilities

    Bombay port is well connected by road, rail, and air. Some of the major connectivity points are:

  • Road: The port is connected to major cities in Maharashtra and other nearby states by a network of national highways and state highways.
  • Rail: The port has its own railway station, which is connected to major cities such as Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai.
  • Air: The nearest airport to the port is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, which is located about 23 km away.
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