Conditions suitable for the location of a Port
The favourable conditions suitable for the location of a Port are mentioned below:
- Broken coastline.
- Deep offshore water.
- Natural harbors.
- Absence of submerged mountains in the sea adjacent to the port.
- Rich hinterland.
- Storage facilities available in the port.
- Nearness of a dry-dock.
- Supply of sufficient fuel required by the ships etc. is required for the development of the port.
By Amit Agarwal