This port is situated on the left bank of the Gurupur river and is approximately 10 Km south of the New Mangalore Port. The Port at present is a road stead port catering to vessels drawing a draft of 2 to 3m and is functional only during the fair weather season from September to May. The port has been developed to handle coastal vessels drawing a draft of 4.5m by the construction of two breakwaters and 252 m long alongside berthing facilities etc., Construction of 150 mtrs. cargo wharf from existing berth with an estimated cost of Rs.600.00 lakhs is under progress.
Location : Latitude 12° 52’ N and longitude 70° 51’ E Konkan Railway line and NH 66 (old N.H.17) passing very close to the port. Linked by Air also.
North wharf – 293.83 Mts. length.
Central wharf – 299.95 Mts. length
Salt wharf – 76.00 Mts. length
South wharf – 252.00 Mts. length
New south wharf – 362.71 Mts. length.
General Store including additional room.
Passenger shed including additional room.
Pump House and Port Well.
Furnace oil overhead tank.
Sheds in Dry dock area.
Light house signal cabin and flag staff tide gauge station and store shed Inspection shed.
Community hall (Bengre thota sand spit).
Transit shed at the south wharf.