Honnavar Port

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.

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Location : Latitude 14° 16.30’N and longitude 74° 27.10 E

Sourrended by hills, forests and Sharavathi river

Konkan Railway line and N.H.17 passing very close to the port.

Environmental position is quite good

 

Existing facilities:

First stage Lighterage wharf of 400’ long with a stacking area of 69,000 sq.ft.

Second stage lighterage wharf 564’ long with about 3,00,000 Sq.ft of stacking area.

Transit shed facility