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Port Overview  

Ahmad Yani is the largest port in North Maluku Provinceand is located in Ternate city, Ternate island. The port is the economic gate for the Northern Maluku islands.  

Goods supplied to North Maluku come mainly from Makassar and Surabaya by sea transportation to Ternate City, and are then distributed to other districts and Islands by ferry or speed boat. A small amount of commodities also comes from Manado in North Sulawesi. 

The port is geographically located on the volcanic island of Ternate. During previous eruptions of Mount Gamalama the port remained operational.  

Port website:https://inaport4.co.id/branch/read/5/8 

Key port information may also be found at:https://inaport4.co.id/  

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

INDONESIA 

Province or District 

North Maluku Province, Ternate Island 

Nearest Town or City 

with Distance from Port 

Ternate City 

1 km  

Port's Complete Name 

Ahmad Yani Port 

Latitude 

00° - 46’ 95” N 

Longitude 

127° - 23‘ 02”  E 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia IV (Persero) Cabang Pelabuhan Ahmad Yani Ternate 

Management Contact Person 

Habibuddar Soleman 

HR and General Affair Manager 

M. +62 813 4496 2332 

Email. Habibuddar_soleman@yahoo.co.id 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures 

Sultan Babullah Airport 

  • Garuda Indonesia 
  • Lion Air 
  • Citilink 
  • Batik Air 
  • Sriwijaya 
  • Nam Air 

Port Picture 

 



Port Performance 

Tidal: High water spring: 2m and Low – water spring: 0.9m 

Wave: High wave in the harbour pool as between 0 – 1m and between 0 – 2m area at anchor 

Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes 

From October to February 

Major Import Campaigns 

No 

From (month) to (month) 

 

Handling Figures for 2018 

Vessel Calls 

2,046 

Container Traffic (TEUs) 

38,259 

 

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018 

Bulk (MT) 

584,102 MT (including general cargoes) 

Break bulk (MT) 

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges 

For information on port rates and charges, please see the following link: 

www.dephub.go.id 

Berthing Specifications 

Type of Berth 

Quantity 

Length (m) 

Maximum Draft (m) 

Comments 

Conventional Berth 

1 

415 

8 

A multi-purpose berth, and also used as container berth 

Container Berth 

 

 

 

Using a conventional berth 

Passenger Berth 

2 

600 m2 and 98 m2

- 

Passenger berth 

Silo Berth 

Nil 

 

 

 

Berthing Tugs 

Nil 

 

 

 

Water Barges 

1 

 

 

 

 Port website:https://inaport4.co.id/branch/read/5/8 

General Cargo Handling Berths 

Cargo Type 

Berth Identification 

Imports - Bagged Cargo 

Concrete Pier Ahmad Yani 

Exports - Bagged Cargo 

Concrete Pier Ahmad Yani 

Imports and Exports - RoRo 

Nil 

Other Imports 

Nil 

Port Handling Equipment 

The port equipment is managed by PT. Pelindo IV Ternate. 

Equipment 

Available 

Total Quantity and Capacity Available 

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage 

Dockside Crane 

No 

N/A 

N/A 

Container Gantries 

Yes 

1 unit – 40 T 

Good 

Mobile Cranes 

Yes 

1 unit 

Good 

Reachstacker 

Yes 

2 unit  - 45 MT 

Good 

RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer) 

No 

N/A 

N/A 

Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines 

No 

N/A 

N/A 

Transtainer 

Yes 

1 unit 

Good 

Forklifts 

Yes 

unit  - 5 T, 7 T and 33 T 

Good 

Gantry Luffing Crane (GLC) SWL 

No 

N/A 

N/A 

Head Truck 

Yes 

3 unit 

Good 

Tronton 

Yes 

6 unit 

Good 

Pilot Boat 

Yes 

2 unit 

Good 

Container Facilities 

Services for loading and unloading activities to and from ships / barges utilises Container Gantries. Container Yard can accommodate 3,000 – 4,000 (TEUs) of containers. 

Facilities 

20 ft 

40 ft 

Container Facilities Available 

Yes 

Yes 

Container Freight Station (CFS) 

Yes 

Yes 

Refrigerated Container Stations 

NO 

NO 

Other Capacity Details 

3000 – 4000 TEUs Capacity at Concrete Pier Ahmad Yani 

Daily Take Off Capacity  
(Containers per Day)  

20 – 25 Containers per hour 

Number of Reefer Stations  
(Connection Points) 

Nil 

 

Emergency Take-off Capacity  

Nil 

 

Off take Capacity of Gang Shift 
(Containers per Shift)  

Nil 

 

Customs Guidance 

Customs clearance is available through the local customs office in the port: http://www.beacukai.go.id/

Terminal Information 

MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL 

  • Concrete Pier AhmadYani415 M  
  • Concrete PierbaseBastiong 60 M 
  • Dock iron/wood baseBastiong56 M 
  • Pilot Boat 2 unit (40 HP x 2 and 85 HP x 2)
  • Clean Water cap. 375 T / M3 and supply cap. 100 T
  • Transit Shed 900 M2 and 1.000 M2
  • ContainerYard 21.112 M2 
  • Forklift 3 units cap. 5 T, 7 T and 33 T

PT. Indonesia Ferry (ASDP) operatesRo-Roferries in the Ternate. ASDP operates 13 ferries for 12 routes inter-island within North Maluku. ASDP also provides charter services for inter-island ferries in North Maluku. 


GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING 

There is no grain and bulk handling activities at the Ahmad Yani Port. 

MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL 

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Bagged Cargo 

2 (General) 

1900 m2 

Refrigerated Cargo 

Nil 

Nil 

General Cargo 

2 (General) 

1900 m2 

Stevedoring 

Stevedoring activities organized by third parties (authorised stevedoring company) in coordination with the Labour Union Association (TKBM) and administered by the Port Authority (KSOP) Office. The owner/importer can also discharge their own cargo by contacting the Labour Union Association directly. 

Hinterland Information 

The port serves a vast inland area of many smaller islands in Northern Maluku with vast mining, plantations and forestry potential. 

Hinterland along the island has commodities such as cocoa, cloves, cinnamon, pepper and nutmeg, as well as seeded Maize, sweet potato and cassava. 

Port Security 

Security 

ISPS Compliant 

Yes 

Current ISPS Level  
(Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional) 

1 

Police Boats 

Yes 

Fire Engines 

Yes 

 

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