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Tuticorin (INTUT)

India

General info

address
DBGT Pvt Ltd 8th Berth, VOC Port Trust Tuticorin 628 004
EMAIL
website
tuticorinport.gov.in
phone
0461 2352290
fax
0461 2352301
cororate office
DBGT Pvt Ltd 8th Berth, VOC Port Trust Tuticorin 628 004
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
28.642 million (2013-2014)
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
560,000 TEUs (2014-2015)

The Port of Tuticorin, also known as “Pearl City,” is one of India’s officially-recognized Major Ports. Traditional ship-building and pearl fishery activities have supported the city’s prosperity for centuries. Dating to the 6th Century AD, Tuticorin lies on the shores of the Gulf of Manner at the southeastern tip of India. The Port of Tuticorin is connected to Tirunelveli by both rail and road. In 1991, almost 200 thousand people lived in the Port of Tuticorin and 280 thousand lived in the metropolitan area.

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Korampallam, Eral, Arumuganeri, Kayalpattinam, Alwar Tirunagari, Srivaikuntam, Tiruchchendur, Udankudi, Kadambur, Sattankulam, Kayattar, Ettaiyapuram, Tirunelveli, Kovilpatti, Sayalgudi, Nanguneri, Kalugumalai, Elayirampannai, Viravanallur, Vadakku Valliyur

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

APL, MSC, OOCL, ZIM

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