Karnataka's Navigable River System
state has a well distributed river system as under.
East flowing rivers:
The Krishna system:
Krishna, Tungabhadra, Vedavathi, Hagari, Malaprabha,
Ghataprabha, Doni, Bhima.
The Kaveri system:-
Kaveri, Hemavathi, Harangi, Kapila, shimsha
West flowing rivers:-
Kalinadi, Hattikeri,Gangavali, Aghanashini,
Sharavathi, Bhatkal, Pancha, Gangolli, Sita, Swarna, Varahi, Udyawar,
Gurpur and Netravathi.
Minor Ports Under The Government of Karnataka
The Karnataka State has a maritime coastline of 155 nautical
miles (300 Kilometers), studded by ten
minor ports between Karwar in the North and Mangalore in the south, flanked by
Uttara Kannada, Udupi and Dakshina Kannada Districts.
The ten minor ports of the State are Karwar, Belekeri, Tadri, Honnavar,
Bhatkal, Kundapur, Hangarkatta, Malpe, Padubidri and Old Mangalore.
Out of these ten ports, Karwar is the only all weather port while the
other nine are the reverine anchorage lighterage ports.
Why Choose Karnataka for Cargo handling
- Very Close to all Metros and well linked with NH17
- Easily navigable Routes
- Natural Harbors providing safety
- Efficient handling
Future Course of Development
Karwar port being one of the best natural harbors, is being upgraded under
Port Development Project and on its completion will offer better and increased
berthing and docking facilities to large sea faring vessels. The port has
considerable potential for the movement of the container cargo as it i!§
found to be logistically viable. The state Govt. has decided to start container
handling facility at the port.
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Karnataka Location Map
The Karwar Port lies between 130 55' and 150 31' north latitude and 74" 9'
units and 750 10' East longitude.
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