India has been one of the most important trading hot-spots since the ancient times. The country has some of the oldest sea ports in the world, which made the peninsula extremely busy with ship traffic. Find out seven oldest sea ports of India which have contributed greatly to make the foundation of the shipping industry in the country.
Considered as the world’s biggest deep water port, Yangshan is one of the three major constituents of the Shanghai Port and is connected to the mainland through the world’s largest sea bridge – Donghai Bridge.
The Kandla port of Gujarat, India forms a vital marine network for vessels entering India through its Western waters – the Arabian Sea. Situated in the Gulf of Kutch, in the province of Gujarat Kutch, the port of Kandla has been in existence since the mid-1900s. Know more inside the article.
Serving as a marine gateway to the Southern part of China, the port of Hong Kong is the world’s leading port in terms of handling and operating container vessels. The largest port in the world, the Hong Kong port has been widely regarded to be the pivot in the development of the province of Hong Kong.
The Singapore port is unanimously regarded to be the busiest port in the world. While generalising, it is referred to as the Singaporean port, it is in fact a collection of all porting and harbouring amenities offered by the nation to all international and national vessels in transit.