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° 16.30’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
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