• Island Break-water, constructed by scuttling two old ships JANUS and
WELLESDON which form the
skeleton around which a rubble mound is formed.
• It is a natural port endowed with deep water basins formed by a high promontory
into the sea,known as Dolphin’s Nose Hill to the south and Ross Hill to the North
of the entrance channel.
• The only port in India and first of its kind in South Asia to have a Cavern
facility for LPG – a mined rock
Cavern at a depth of 200 mtrs. below sea level (capacity: