Vision & Mission

  • Mission - "To Provide Efficient Seaport and Logistics Services of the Best Value to our Customers"

  • Values

  • * Total satisfaction of Customer
  • * Partnership with stakeholders
  • * Commitment to Quality and Team work
  • * Fairness, accountability and transparency in work
  • * Consideration for social and natural environment
  • * Value addition through productivity, safety and security
  • Vision - "To be the Preferred Indian Port"

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Chairman's Message


As we celebrate the 71st Independence Day of our motherland, I am both honoured and humbled by the privilege bestowed on me to hoist the national flag on this historic day. Please accept my warm patriotic greetings on this day of great national importance.

This year we also commemorate the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, an important milestone in the Indian freedom struggle, which began on August 9, 1942 led by Mahatma Gandhi. This revolutionary movement and the subsequent developments resulted in the Britishers leaving India and the country ...

Port History

History of Tuticorin Port


In Literature, the earliest mention has been made in 88 AD in Greek work "Periuplus of the Erythrean Sea". In AD 124, the earliest reference was made by Ptolemy who has observed - "Country of Kareoi, in the Kolkhic Gulf, where there is a pearl fishery, Sosikourai and Kolkhoi, and emporium at the mouth of the river Solan". There is little doubt that Ptolemy's Sosikuorai is no other place than Tuticorin. From AD...

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