Their wish was gratified nine years later when, under the Marriage Treaty between Charles II of Great Britain and the Infant Catherine of Portugal, the ‘Port and Island of Bombay’ were transferred to the king of Great Britain The first of the present-day docks of the Port were built in the 1870s.
When was Mumbai port built?
A modern oil terminal at Jawahar Dweep with three berths was constructed between 1952-1956, and the fourth oil berth capable of receiving tankers upto 1,25,000 Displacement tons was constructed between 1980-1984. ERA OF CONSTRUCTION (1873~1914) 1873 Constitution of Bombay Port Trust as a Body Corporate.
What are the main features of Mumbai port?
The port has one dry dock, inside the Indira Dock, viz. Hughes Dry Dock which is 304 metres long. There are transit sheds at most of the berths and a number of warehouses in the Port area for storage of uncleared cargo and pre-shipment storage of export cargo.
Who is Indian king?
Chandra Gupta I, king of India (reigned 320 to c. 330 ce) and founder of the Gupta empire. He was the grandson of Sri Gupta, the first known ruler of the Gupta line. Chandra Gupta I, whose early life is unknown, became a local chief in the kingdom of Magadha (parts of modern Bihar state).