PORT LIMITS

The Minor Port of Puducherry is situated in the East Coast of India between two Major Ports of India namely, Chennai and Tuticorin. It is an open roadstead anchorage port situated about 170 kms south of Chennai in position 11º 56' N, Longitude-79 º 50' E and is suitable for lighterage operations during fair weather months (February to September).

NORTH

A line drawn due east from the boundary pillar erected on the sea-shore 1595 meters north from the center of PUDUCHERRY New Pier to 15 fathoms of water.

SOUTH

A line drawn due east from the boundary pillar erected on the sea-shore 2987 meters south from the center of the PUDUCHERRY new pier to 15 fathoms of water.

EAST

A line drawn from the eastern extremities of north and south limits.

WEST

A line drawn from the northern boundary pillar to the southern boundary pillar, measuring approximately 4582 meters, parallel to the shore, 45.72 meters above high water level at spring tide, except that in respect of the stretch of foreshore covered by the points: 147 meters north and 107 meters south from the center of the new pier the line shall recede to 229 meters above high water level at spring tide.