Your browser has javascript disabled. Please enable it before running Convergence.

Ministry of Shipping

Get data on Capacity Utilization of Ports. It contains year and port wise information on Cargo Traffic, Capacity and Utilization.Capacity Utilization is the Percentage of Cargo handled to total capacity of the Port.
Catalog contains data of Average Output per Ship Berth Day of major ports in India. It is the total tonnage handled distributed over the total number of berth days.
It contains Average Pre-Berthing Detention (APBDT) of Major Ports in India. This is the time taken by a ship from its arrival at the anchorage and reported to the reporting station till it arrives at the operational berth excluding time taken for inward movement. The average pre-berthing waiting time can be obtained by dividing the total pre-berthing waiting time of all cargo vessels sailed from the port during a period by the number of cargo vessels sailed during that period. The pre-berthing waiting time on port account and non-port account shall be maintained separately.
It contains Average Turn Round Time of Major Ports in India. Turn Round Time (TRT) is The total time spent by a vessel at the port from its arrival at reporting station till its departure from the reporting station. It thus includes pre-berthing waiting time, navigation time (inward movement and outward movement time), stay at working and non-working berths and shifting time. However, the detention/idle time due to litigation, fire, repair/dry docking, delay in the decision regarding dismantling, etc. is not to be included.
It gives details on Growth of Indian Shipping-coastal, overseas, number of vessels and GRT and share of coastal and overseas in Indian Tonnage - Age-wise as on 31st December
Inland waterways is defined as a stretch of water, not part of the sea, over which craft of a carrying capacity not less than 50 tonnes can navigate when normally loaded. This term covers both navigable rivers and lakes (natural water-courses, whether or not they have been improved for navigation purposes) and canals (waterways constructed primarily for the purpose of navigation). The length of rivers and canals is measured in mid channel and length of lakes, as well as lagoons, is counted as the length between the most distant points between which the transport is performed.
Get data of commodity wise traffic handled at non major ports namely in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa & Daman & Diu, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep . Various commodities are iron Ore, Building Material, Fertilzer, POL and Other products etc. Non-major Ports are the ports which are administered by State/UT governments.
Data refers to the traffic handled as overseas loaded/unloaded, coastal loaded loaded/unloaded at non major ports state wise. Non-major Ports are the ports which are administered by State/UT governments.There are 200 non-major ports situated along the peninsular coastline and sea islands.
Data refers to Principal Commodity wise Traffic Handled at Major Ports. Various Principal commodities are POL and POL Products, Fertilizers and Fertilizer product, Iron Ore, Coal, Food Grain, Container etc. There are 12 Major Ports in the country. These are - Kolkata (including Dock complex at Haldia), Paradip, Visakhapatnam, Kamrajar (Ennore), Chennai, V.O. Chidambaranar on the East Coast and Cochin, New Mangalore, Mormugao, Jawaharlal Nehru, Mumbai and Kandla on the West Coast. All Major Ports except Kamrajar are administered by the respective Port Trusts, which are autonomous bodies.


Subscribe to Ministry of Shipping