What is the strategic importance of New Mangalore and Kochi ports?

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What is the strategic importance of New Mangalore and Kochi ports?

Answer:

  • New Mangalore: This port is located in Karnataka and caters to the export of iron ore concentrates from Kudremukh mines.
  • Kochi: Kochi is the extreme South-Western port, located at the entrance of a lagoon with a natural harbour. This port is having the biggest ship building yard.