Machilipatnam Port is situated at latitude 16° 09’N and longitude 81° 09’E on northern bank of serpentine salt creek in Machilipatnam
. There are old and new ports, located about 7 km and 2 km respectively inside the salt creek from confluence with sea.
The new port is equipped with 10 RCC finger jetties for small boats, transit sheds, signal station and lighthouse facility. The hinterland of port serves Krishna, West Godavari, Khammam, Nalgonda, Hyderabad and other Telangana Districts.