The Karwar bay, apart from its scenic beauty, also boasts of an excellent
harbour which is fit for use during all seasons. Karwar port with a total
length of 355 meters, located at Baithkul area plays an important role
in the sea trade, fishing and maritime services of India. The port under
the administration of the Government of Karnataka has the declaration
from the Central Government to handle all types of cargo including the
B&C class of petroleum products. Manganese ore is the major commodity
that the port handles. A fishing jetty is attached to the Karwar port.