Operated by the Shipping Corporation of India Limited, M V Harshavardhana is a regular passenger ship plying between Port Blair
, and Chennai
(1190 km), Kolkata
(1255 km) and Visakhapatnam
(1200 km). It sails twice in a month, each from Kolkata and Chennai to Port Blair and vice versa. The ship sails between Port Blair and Visakhapatnam, once in every three months. The passage takes about 3/4 days.
The ship offers different classes of accommodation, including deluxe, first class cabin, berth cabin and second class cabin.