- The Gateway of KARNATAKA


Most moden LPG handling facilities are provided. The Port has now emerged as number one g handling Port in the country.

The Port is served by Broad Guage Railway line and is well connected with Southern region of the country through Mangalore. The Konkan Railway linking Mangalore with Mumbai is well connected to the Northern region of the country. The Broad Guage conversion between Hassan - Mangalore is under progress and is expeced to be completed by 2005 which directly connects the capital city Bangalore and other major places of Karnataka.
The nearest Airport Bajpe is just 18 kms from the Port. There are daily flights to Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai.
The port is connected with 3 Nationals Highways - The National Highway 17 connects to Southern states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry, National Highway 48 directl connects to Silicon City - Bangalore and National Highway 13 Sholapur - Mangalore road.


The Port facilities provided are to face the growing challanges and emerging needs of the 21st century. The port is well equipped to handle bulk, liquid chemical, POL, crude and POL products, LPG containers etc