Ports & Shipping
The proximity of the island to the International Trade Corridor offers good potential to the container port industry. The Great Nicobar Islands having the distinctive advantage of being in close proximity with the Indian coast line, the Neighboring South East Asian Countries and with a deviation time of just two hours from the East- West International Shipping Route is considered as an Ideal location for bunkering facility and establishment of Trans-shipment Port.
As In Brochure
Some of the significant projects in this Sector are :
  • Feasibility study for establishment of Trans-shipment Port at Great Nicobar has been


  • For Establishment of Bunkering facility at Great Nicobar under PPP, a feasibility study

    is planned.

  • For Establishment of Dry Dock under PPP, a RFP is being floated for appointment of


  • Passenger services in the busy route between Port Blair and Havelock can be

    outsourced under PPP.

  • Cargo Vessels of the Administration can also be chartered for operation.