Courses for Kids
Free study material
Offline Centres

Name the state where Tuticorin Sea Port is located.

Last updated date: 23rd Feb 2024
Total views: 337.8k
Views today: 8.37k
IVSAT 2024
337.8k+ views
Hint: The capital of this state and the largest city is Chennai. This state is located in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states such as Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.

Complete answer:
The V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust (formerly Tuticorin Port Trust) refers to one of the 13 major ports in India. It was declared to be a major port on the date of 11 July 1974. It is the second-largest port in the state of Tamil Nadu as well as fourth-largest container terminal in India. After Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust will be India's premier port and also one of the major ports of Asia equal to Port of Singapore. V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust is an artificial port.
This is known as the third international port in the state of Tamil Nadu and is also its second all-weather port.
It also provides services to countries such as the USA, China, Europe, Sri Lanka and Mediterranean countries.
The Tuticorin Port Trust in Thoothukudi is located strategically near to the East-West International sea route on Coromandel Coast. Located in the Gulf of Mannar, along with Sri Lanka towards the South East and large Indian Landmass towards the West, the Port is well sheltered from storms as well as cyclone winds. The port is operational round the clock throughout the year.

The Station Commander, Coast Guard Station Thoothukudi is also located at V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tamil Nadu under the operational and administrative control of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (East), Chennai. The Coast Guard Station V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust was commissioned on the date of 25 April 1991 by Vice Admiral SW Lakhar, NM, VSM the then Director General Coast Guard. The Station Commander is held responsible for Coast Guard operations in this area of jurisdiction in Gulf of Mannar. V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust Thoothukudi is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and ISPS compliant Port.
Recently Updated Pages