Port of Visakhapatnam (Port Code: INVTZ) is one of the leading major ports of India. It is located almost midway between Kolkata on the North and Chennai towards the South on the East Coast. The port contributes significantly to the maritime trade in the Asia and the Asia Pacific regions at economic cost, and also boosts economies in the Persian Gulf, Europe, Americas, and Africa. The Port of Visakhapatnam is notified as a Gateway port for the EXIM cargo of Nepal. With a capacity to handle more than 125 million tonnes per annum, it is capable of handling all types of cargoes including iron ore, coal, crude oil, petroleum products, LPG, fertilizers, dry cargoes, liquid cargoes, and containers.
It has super cape handling capacity with the deepest container terminal among major ports. The port has fully mechanized facilities for handling coal, iron ore, and Alumina besides liquid and container cargoes.