Conditions suitable for the location of a Port

Conditions suitable for the location of a Port

The favourable conditions suitable for the location of a Port are mentioned below:

  1. Broken coastline.
  2. Deep offshore water.
  3. Natural harbors.
  4. Absence of submerged mountains in the sea adjacent to the port.
  5. Rich hinterland.
  6. Storage facilities available in the port.
  7. Nearness of a dry-dock.
  8. Supply of sufficient fuel required by the ships etc. is required for the development of the port.

By Amit Agarwal