Chairman's Message

Port of Visakhapatnam is one of the 12 major ports of India. It is located on the east coast, midway between Kolkata and Chennai. During the FY 2022-23 the Port handled a quantity of 73.75 million tons standing 3rd among major ports. .read more...

Dr. Madhaiyaan Angamuthu, IAS
Chairperson, Visakhapatnam Port Authority.

Welcome to Visakhapatnam Port Authority !

Visakhapatnam was an ancient Port city of India which had trade relations with the Middle East and Rome. Ships were anchored at open roads and were loaded with cargo transported from Visakhapatnam shore by means of small masula boats.

A reference to Vizagapatam merchant is available in the inscriptions of Sri Bheemeswara Swamy temple (1068 AD), East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. During the 12th  century AD, Vizagapatam was a fortified merchandize town managed by a guild. It has become a settlement of a branch of East India Company in 1682.

Rs. 83 lakh worth of goods were moved through Vizagapatam / Bhimunipatnam in 1882-83.Principal commodities traded at anchorage Port included Muslin cloth – manufactured at Uppada (East Godavari District), Manganese ore – exports to UK and USA, Oilseeds, jaggery, jute and indigo.

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Minister of State, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
Shri Shripad Naik
Hon'ble Minister of State,
Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal
Hon'ble Cabinet Minister,
Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways
& Ministry of AYUSH

Minister of State, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
Shri Shantanu Thakur
Hon'ble Minister of State,
Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Useful Information

Announcements

VPA

A record quentity of 60415MTS BAUXITE ORE in bulk on 20-02-2024
A record quantity of 57,335 Mts [ As per Master’s Draught Survey ] BAUXITE ORE in bulk of M/S VEDANTA LIMITED was discharged from m.v MILOS WARRIOR at V.G.C.B on 19th February-2024, duly surpassing her previously discharged record quantity of 44,784 Mts [As per Master’s Draught Survey ] of M/S VEDANTA LIMITED from m.v TRANSWORLD NAVIGATOR at V.G.C.B on 09th July-2023.
VPA Overwhelmed to accounce that Visakhaptnam Port Authority stood First among all the Major Ports in the Country in the SwachtaPakhwada 2023 Ranking awrded by Shipmin_india and Categorically 3rd among all the Organisations functioning under MoPS&W. VPA.
A Record quantity of 290 Coils - 7728 M.Tonnes of STEEL HR COILS with gang hook output 1288 MT of M/s. Jindal Steel & Power ltd was loaded into m.v. Indian Ocean at EQ-3 on 31-01-2024.
A record quantity of 237 Blocks – 7,094 M.Tonnes with a gang hook output of 887 M.Tonnes of GRANITE BLOCKS were loaded into m.v ISE
75th REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS IN VISAKHAPATNAM PORT AUTHORITY VPA plans 80+ Million tonnes in 2023-24 and 100 Million tonnes by 2027.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority handled a record quantity of 10,125 mts., (as per the vessel Master’s Draught Survey Figure) with a gang hook output of 844 mts., of CALCINED ALUMINA in bulk, M/S UTKAL ALUMINA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED was loaded into m.v EVEREST K
A record quantity of 10,125 Mts [As per Draught Survey ] with a gang hook output of 844 Mts of CALCINED ALUMINA in bulk , M/S UTKAL ALUMINA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED was loaded into m.v EVEREST K at EQ-4 on 23rd Jan -24
Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS, Chairperson, Visakhaptnam Port Authority Flaged-Off two CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) Buses and two Heavy Duty Truck Mounted Road Sweeping Machine on 05.01.2024.
A record quantity of 5,088 Mts of AMMONIUM NITRATE BAGS was discharged from m.v BC LARA at East Quay - 3 on 4th January – 2024 by surpassing the previously discharged record quantity of 4,975 Mts from m.v BC LARA at East Quay- 6 on 13th August – 2023.