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Dhubri port is an important river port in Assam. This port is located in Dhubri town on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. This port is located on the National Waterway 2. It is important for port terminal. It is located near the Bangladesh border at the western end of National Waterway 2.


Location


Dhubri Port or Jetty is located in Dhubri town on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River.

History

Dhubri port is a very old river port. This port is an important part of the economy of Dhubri and its adjoining areas. From the time of the British rule, this port was connected to the port of Kolkata with the water route. Jute and rice from Dumbari port were sent to the Port of Kolkata. After the country's independence, the Jamuna and Sundarban rivers fall between Pakistan and later Bangladesh. However, now between the two countries, ships and small vessels are carrying goods between Kolkata and Dhubri port.

RORO

Port has a roll-on/roll-off (RORO) ferry service with 1 low draft vessel operated on National Waterway 2 (NW2) by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAR) with capacity of 200 passenger, 4 cars and 2 trucks.Inland Waterways Authority of India to provide Assam four new state-of-the-art Ro-Pax vessels
Economic Times, Jul 28, 2020.



See also


* Inland waterways of India * Pandu Port

References

{{Indian Waterways Network|state=collapsed Category:Ports and harbours of Assam Category:Transport in Assam Category:River ports of India Category:Transport in Dhubri