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Port Overview

Port website: http://www.pngports.com.pg/index.php/port-moresby-port

Key port information can also be found at: http://www.maritime-database.com/

For more information about Port Moresby services, contacts and rates, please see Annex 2.1.2.

Port Location and Contacts

Country

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Province or District

NATIONAL CAPITAL DISTRICT

Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)

Name: Port Moresby

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name

PORT MORESBY PORT

Latitude

-9.478333

Longitude

147.1392

Managing Company or Port Authority

PNG Ports Corporation Limited

Management Contact Person

Corporate Communications Manager
Phone: +675 3084200
Fax: +675 321 1546

Email: corporatecommunications@pngports.com.pg

Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: Jacksons International Airport

International Carriers:

  • Air Niugini
  • Airlines PNG
  • Virgin Australia
  • Air Niugini

  • Virgin Australia

  • Airlines PNG

 

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

Port Contacts

Port Operations

Port Moresby Port

Contact

Business Manager

Mobile

+675 71910080

Telephone

+675  3211637

Fax

+675 3213606 

Email

Felix.Bauri@pngports.com.pg

Web

www.pngports.com.pg

 

Port Customs

PNG Customs- Southern Region Office Ports

Contact

Manager Compliance

Telephone

+675 321 7627

Email

orag@customs.gov.pg

Web

www.customs.gov.pg


For more information, please see the following link: 4.4 Papua New Guinea Port and Waterways Contact List

Port Performance

Seasonal Constraints

Yes / No

From <month> to <month>

Rainy Season

YesDecember to May

Handling Figures

Year 2014

Vessel Calls

1,883

Container Traffic (TEUs)

90,401
Total Cargo Handling (mt)1,726,850
Total Annual Capacity of the Port115,000 TEUs annually at present

Capacity: 2014

Bulk

Container

TEU Conventional

mt / Year

TEUs / Year

mt / Year

Export activity of the Port

77,637

44,620

318,147

Import activity of the port

301,795

45,781

1,029,271

Current yearly import by Humanitarian Organisations through that port

Not possible at present stage

Not possible at present stage

Not possible at present stage

Imported for this LCA Country

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

 

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

For information on port rates and charges, please see the following link: http://www.pngports.com.pg/index.php/tariff

Berthing Specifications 

Berthing Specifications

Total Berths

Quantity

Length (m)

Draft (m)

Conventional Berths

3

70

11.4

Container Berths

3

23

10.5

Bulk Oil Jetties

1

 

Cased Oil Jetties

1

 

Bulk Cement Berths

3

 

Explosives Jetty

1

Privately Owned

Pilot Boats

3

 

Water Barges

0

Police Boats

1

Anti-pollution Boats

1

Speed Boats

1


General Cargo Handling Berths 

Cargo Type

Berth Identification

Imports - Bagged Cargo

All berth in Port Moresby Port (both coastal & international berths)

Exports - Bagged Cargo

All berth in Port Moresby Port (both coastal & international berths)

Imports - Steel GoodsAll berth in Port Moresby Port (both coastal & international berths)

Imports and Exports - RoRo

All berth in Port Moresby Port (both coastal & international berths)
Imports - Vehicles

Container Terminal- Berth CT4A

Other Imports

All berth in Port Moresby Port (both coastal & international berths)

 

Port Handling Equipment

Port Equipment are provided by the Stevedoring Company to facilitate the movements of cargo within the terminal and therefore detailing into the specifics of the equipment can be obtained from them. (Port Services Limited)

Equipment

Available

(Yes / No)

Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Dockside Crane

No

 

Container Gantries

No

 

Reachstacker

No

 

RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)

Yes

4, 30-60 mt

Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines

No

 

Tractor

Yes

4, 30-60 mt

Forklifts

Yes

6, 30-60 mt

Container Facilities

The Container Terminal Berth 4A is, at the present, a multipurpose berth utilised for handling of grain and other dry break bulk cargoes and liquid bulk (Petroleum). This includes the Coastal Berths in Port Moresby.

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

Available

Available

Container Freight Station (CFS)

N/A- Privately OwnedN/A- Privately Owned

Refrigerated Container Stations

Available at the Port

Other Capacity Details

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

Average of 60

Customs Guidance

For more information on customs, please see the following links:

Customs Agents in Papua New Guinea

1.3 Papua New Guinea Customs Information

 

Terminal Information

Multipurpose Terminal

Port Storage – Managed by Port Moresby Port via Port Services Ltd- Stevedores

Total floor space = m²

Quantity

 Floor area (m²)

Main Quay Transit Sheds

Available at Port

Refer to PNGPCL website

Back of Port Transit Sheds

Available at Port

Refer to PNGPCL website 

Lighterage Area Transit Sheds

All Areas of the Port Terminal & Sheds

Refer to PNGPCL website 

Customs Warehouses

Not available within The Port

Refer to PNGPCL website 


Main Storage Terminal

Storage Type

Area (square meters)

Under Cover Storage

5,300

Open Storage3,100
Container Terminal (covered) 5,110
Container Terminal (Open Storage)28,400

 

Stevedoring

Stevedoring Services are provided by Ports Services Limited, Bismark Maritime and United Stevedores.

Rates for external service providers can will be given to by nominated shipping agents prior to ships ETA.

Other Services

Charge (indicate currency)

Mail per bag, or ships stores per package

External Service Provider (Various)

Returning empty bags

External Service Provider (Various)

Repairs in the breakage room per package

External Service Provider (Various)

Crated animals, per cubic meter of crate

Refer to PNGPCL Tariff Rates

Animals handled by sling

Refer to PNGPCL Tariff Rates 

Animals walked on/off board

Refer to PNGPCL Tariff Rates 

 

Port Security

Security

ISPS Compliant

(Yes / No)

Yes

Current ISPS Level

1

Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional