Visakhapatnam Port, also known as Vizag Port, is a major seaport located in the city of Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is situated on the east coast of India and is one of the busiest ports in the country. Here is some information about Visakhapatnam Port.
|Name of Port
|Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Visakhapatnam Port Trust
Visakhapatnam Port has 24 berths, which can handle a variety of cargo, including iron ore, coal, petroleum products, fertilizers, and containers. The port also has facilities for the handling of general cargo, such as timber, cement, and chemicals. The port has a depth of 17 meters, which allows it to accommodate large vessels.
The annual cargo traffic at Visakhapatnam Port is approximately 72 million metric tonnes.
Visakhapatnam Port offers a range of services, including:
- Cargo handling for a variety of goods
- Warehousing facilities
- Pilotage services
- Tug services
- Bunkering services
- Ship repair and maintenance facilities
- Container handling services
- Customs clearance services
Visakhapatnam Port is well connected by road, rail, and air. The port is located about 5 km from the Visakhapatnam railway station, which is connected to major cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, and Chennai. The port is also accessible by road, with the National Highway 16 passing through Visakhapatnam. The nearest airport to the port is Visakhapatnam Airport, which is located about 12 km away.