Mumbai Port is a natural deep-water harbor in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, India. Major towns near Mumbai Port are Navi Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, and Dombivli. Gateway of India is the official name given to the monument built in 1924 in Mumbai. The port is located on the east coast of India by the Arabian Sea. The port was the principal port of India during the British Raj, and it is still the largest container port in the country. The port is also used for passenger traffic and is the home of the Mumbai Port Trust, which is responsible for its administration. The port has a long history, dating back to the 7th century when the Arabs first used it. The Portuguese later used it as a base for their operations in the 16th century. The British took control of the port in the late 18th century, becoming essential to the British Empire’s trade network. The port was heavily damaged during the First and Second World Wars but was rebuilt and expanded after each conflict. Mumbai Port continued to grow in the post-war period, and by the early 21st century, it was handling over half a million containers per year.
The Mumbai Port has the following requirements for exporting and importing goods:
- All goods must be accompanied labeled and packaged.
- All goods must be accompanied by the necessary documentation, including a bill of lading, commercial invoice, and packing list.
- All shipments must be insured.
- The Customs authorities must inspect all shipments before export or import.
Coordinates19º 2′ 47” N, 72º 50′ 14” E
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