Key port information can also be found at: Maritime Database Website information on Bali Port of Gilimanuk
The Port Gilimanuk is 129 kilometers from the city of Denpasar with a good (although very busy) road connection.
This is an important gateway linking the islands of Bali and Java.
Gilimanuk is the primary port for passenger ferries and Roll on Roll off (RoRo) cargo from Surabaya in Java.
The ferries leave on a regular basis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week between Gilimanuk and Banyuwangi (Surabaya) on Java Island.
In addition, this port provides connection to other destinations such as Pandang Bai and Nusa Tenggara archipelago.
Port website: PT. ASDP Website
Port Location and Contacts
Province or District
Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)
Port's Complete Name
Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)
Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations
Airport Name: Ngurah Rai International Airport
Airlines: Garuda Indonesia, Cathay Pacific, Jetstar, Malaysia Airlines, China Southern, Qatar Airways
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) Indonesia operates the port and a number of passenger and cargo ferry services.
PT. Pelni shipping lines provide inter-island sea connections for passenger travel throughout the archipelago of Indonesia.
There is also an independent facility managed by Pertamina for the discharge and loading of petroleum products.
For information on Bali Port contact details, please see the following link: 4.2.4 Indonesia Port and Waterways Company Contact Lists
Gilimanuk Port is primarily used for RoRo cargo and passenger movements. Ferries depart on a regular basis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ASDP has 52 ferries average 280 trips/days (10 minutes interval/schedule)
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From <month> to <month>
December – April
Major Import Campaigns
Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges
Type of Vehicle
Truck 5-7m length
Truck with 20-foot container
Truck with trailer and container
All vehicles above 15m length
As all cargo is “driven” on and off the vessel (RoRo) there are no additional discharge rates or terminal handling charges for cargo.
Type of Berth
Maximum Draft (m)
i. Hydraulic Ramps 3 units
ii. Pontoon: 1 unit
iii. Jetty 3 units
ii. 54 Meters
iii. 15m by 12m
General Cargo Handling Berths
Imports - Bagged Cargo
Exports - Bagged Cargo
Imports and Exports - RoRo
Port Handling Equipment
As this is port only handles RoRo cargo, there is no handling equipment.
The Port of Gilimanuk is classified as an international port.
Therefore, internationally sourced cargo may only move in or out of the port in conformity with Indonesian Customs Rules and Regulation.
However, the customs clearances for International cargo entering Bali are processed through another port in Indonesia (typically Surabaya or Jakarta).
If there are cargoes that need clearance in Bali; there are no customs officers available at the port itself.
All customs issues must be resolved in Denpasar Customs office; then documentation provided to release cargo.
For information on Bali customs guidance, please see the following links: 1.3 Indonesia Customs Information
There is no designated multipurpose terminal, the quay at the Port of Gilimanuk is used for a number of functions including passenger ferry terminal, general cargo and other transport movements.
Grain and Bulk Handling
There is no grain and bulk handling at the port.
Main Storage Terminal
There are no storage facilities at the port.
There is no stevedoring at the port.
Cargo is moved out of the port on the vehicles that it arrived on – this is the only way that it can be moved.
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Current ISPS Level
Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional