Major ports in India for University/High court assistant exam Kerala PSC

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Major ports in India for University/High court assistant exam Kerala PSC

MAJOR PORTS

Total length of India’s coastal area
Ans : 7516.6 km
Total number of major ports in India
Ans : 13
Number of major ports in public sector
Ans : 12
Number of major port in Co operative sector
Ans : 1(Ennore)
Security and responsibility of the major ports in India is vested in
Ans : CISF
The controlling authority of ports in India
Ans : Port Trust of India
Port Trust of India came into being in
Ans : 1980
The part of a port where maintenance works of ships are being carried out
Ans : Dock

The Gateway of Karnataka
Ans : New Mangalore Port
Port known as pearl harbour of India
Ans : Tuticorin
Gateway to South India
Ans : Chennai Port
Gateway to Eastern India
Ans : Kolkata Port
Port known as Child of Partition
Ans : Kandla
Port known as brightest jewel among the Indian Ports
Ans : Vishakhapatanam
The only major port in Gujarat
Ans : Kandla
Kandla port is located at
Ans : Gulf of Kutch, Gujarat
The port constructed to overcome the loss of Karachi Port after the partition of India
Ans : Kandla
First port built after independence
Ans : Kandla
Kandla port is declared as Asia’s first special Economic Zone (SEZ) in
Ans : 1965
The largest tidal port in India
Ans : Kandla
India’s first free trade port in India
Ans : Kandla
Largest Port in India by volume of cargo handled
Ans : Kandla

ALANG

The graveyard-of ships
Ans : Alang
World’s biggest ship breaking yard near Kandla Port
Ans : Alang

MUMBAI PORT

Largest port in India
Ans : Mumbai Port
Largest natural port in India
Ans : Mumbai
Mazagaon dock is situated in
Ans : Mumbai
The port known as the Cotton port of India
Ans : Mumbai
Biggest hinterland port in India
Ans : Mumbai
Largest port In Western coast
Ans : Mumbai Port
Largest port in Eastern coast
Ans : Chennai Port

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU PORT (JNPCT)

Old name of Jawaharlal Nehru Port
Ans : Nhava Sheva Port
Port made for importing foodgrains
Ans : Nhava Sheva
Busiest port in India
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru Port
The largest container port in India
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru Port
India’s largest artificial port
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru Port
India’s first Privatised container port
Ans : Jawaharlal Nehru Port
Nodal agency of JNPCT
Ans : Dubai Port World

MORMUGAO PORT

Only major port in Goa
Ans : Mormugao
Mormugao Port is located at
Ans : The joining point of the rivers Zuari and Mandovi (Goa)
Major iron ore exporting port in India
Ans : Mormugao
The construction of Mormugao Port was started in
Ans : 1882
Mormugao port came under the control of Central Government on
Ans : December 19,1961
Mormugao Port became major port in
Ans : 1964

VIZHINJAM PORT

Vizhinjam Port was built by
Ans : Umminithampi Diwan
New International Port In Kerala under construction
Ans : Vizhinjam Port
Implementing agency of
Ans : Vizhinjam Port Adani Ports
Vizhinjam Port development contract was signed on
Ans : August 17,2015 (Chingam 1)
MoU was signed by
Ans : Santhosh Mahapatra (CEO, Adani Port), James Varghese (Secretary, Department of Port
Foundation stone for Vizhinjam port was laid on
Ans : December 5,2015
Chief Minister at the time of stone laying of Vizhinjam Port
Ans : Oommen Chandi

NEW MANGALORE PORT

Only major port in Karnataka
Ans : New Mangalore Port
Old name of New Mangalore Port
Ans : Panambur Port
Gateway of Karnataka
Ans : New Mangalore Port

COCHIN PORT

Only major port in Kerala
Ans : Cochin Port
Headquarters of Southern Naval Command
Ans : Kochi
India’s largest lake port
Ans : Cochin Port
Cochin Port is located in the lake of
Ans : Vembanad lake
Cochin Port was inaugurated on
Ans : May 26,1928
Cochin Port became major Port in
Ans : 1936
Cochin Port Trust was established in
Ans : 1964
First Chairman of Cochin Port Trust
Ans : P.R. Subrahmanian
Cochin port was modified into a modern port by
Ans : The British
Architect of modern Cochin Port
Ans : Robert Bristo
Technical study on Cochin Port was conducted by
Ans : Sir John World Wolfe Barry and Partners
First port which got e-port status
Ans : Cochin Port

VALLARPADAM PROJECT

International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) is located at
Ans : Vallarpadam
ICTT was inaugurated by
Ans : Dr. Manmohan Singh
First Terminal which is operated under Special Economic Zone (SEZ)
Ans : Vallarpadam
Vallarpadam Terminal is operated for thirty years by
Ans : Dubai Ports World (DPW)
After 30 years, the Vallarpadam Terminal will be operated by
Ans : Cochin Port Trust
Opening of ICTT was on
Ans : February 11,2011
The port in which the Cochin Shipyard and Vallarpadam Terminal are located
Ans : Cochin Port
First container ship was anchored in India at
Ans : Cochin Port
First container ship which was anchored at Cochin Port
Ans : President Taylor

 

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