Wednesday, 4 April 2018

National Maritime Day , India



The National Maritime Day was first celebrated on 5th April, 1964. India is strategically located in the Indian sub-continent and has about 7516 kilometres of coastline. The long coastline is serviced by a total of 182 ports, 12 of them under a special status as Major Ports. Presently, 90 per cent of India’s international trade in terms of volume and 77 per cent in terms of value is moved by sea.


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