This is located on the right bank of the Sharavathi river and at present is functioning as a fair weather lighterage port.The main bottleneck in the development of the port is the sand bar at the entrance of the river.This port has a good highway connection to the hinterland as well as the Konkan Railway connection.
Location : Latitude 14° 16’ 3’’ N and longitude 74° 27’ 1’’ E
Surrounded by hills, forests and Sharavathi river
Konkan Railway line and N.H.17 passing very close to the port.
Environmental position is quite good
First stage Lighter-age wharf of 400’ long with a stacking area of 69,000 sq.ft.
Second stage lighter-age wharf 564’ long with about 3,00,000 Sq.ft of stacking area.
Transit shed facility