Harbour Engineering Department

Harbour Engineering Department, a specialised department of the Government of Kerala engaged in the coastal and port engineering sector, is now offering consultancy services to other states and organizations for the development of coastal infrastructure. The expertise and experience gathered over the years by the department in the investigations, planning, design, development, maintenance and administration of marine projects makes it the preferred consultant for the neighbouring states and regions.
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Vision and Mission

To tame the seas for protection, harnessing marine wealth and development of the coastal area using appropriate technology for the socio-economic betterment of the society and thereby serving the nation.


Development, Maintenance and Management of Ports and Harbours in Kerala and to provide consultancy services in the field for other maritime states, with special focus in the area of coastal engineering, research and development.




Harbour Engineering Department was formed as a specialised department to carry out all the investigation, planning, design, evaluation, execution, operation, maintenance, and management and related marine engineering and technical works for the development schemes of the Fisheries and Port Departments.The department was established in the year 1982.Prior to that, Harbour Engineering Wing was functioning under Public Works and Port Departments.



Harbour Engineering Department was formed in the year 1982 by the separation of the Marine Engineering Wing of the Port Department.


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