Kakinada Deep Water Port is located on the East Coast of India. It is in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, and is strategically located between major Ports of Visakhapatnam and Chennai.
It was commissioned by the Andhra Pradesh Government in November 1997. However, the Port was privatized in 1999.
On land, the port is surrounded by the districts of East and West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and the entire Telangana region. Primary cargoes of this region include agricultural products, minerals, coal and fertilizers.