The port of Manado is located in Manado City. The port was formerly under the management branch of PT. Pelindo IV Bitung. Since 1st January 2011, Port of Manado became a stand-alone branch under PT. Pelindo IV Headquarters in Makassar. The business segment of the port are ships services, goods, passengers, storage and property. The main business segment of Manado port is passengers service for inter-island (fast ferry/speed boat).
In general, the ships berthing in the port of Manado are fast ferry serves to Sangir and Talaud Islands. The large-sized of vessels such as container vessel, conventional vessel and passenger vessel owned by PT. PELNI (Persero) are berthing in the port of Bitung, which is located about 40 km East of Manado City.
Port website: https://inaport4.co.id/branch/read/1/21
Key port information may also be found at: https://inaport4.co.id/
Port Location and Contact
Province or District
North Sulawesi Province
Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Port
Port's Complete Name
Port of Manado
01° 30’ 02’’ N
124° 50’ 12’’ E
Managing Company or Port Authority
PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia IV (Persero) Cabang Pelabuhan Manado
Management Contact Person
M. +62 812 4303 066
Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures
Sam Ratulangi International Airport
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
For more information on port contacts, please see the following link: 4.4 Indonesia Port and Waterways Company Contact Lists
Length of channel
Width of channel
Min. depth of channel
Minimum Depth In Basin
Depth On Wharf
High Water Spring
Low Water Spring
From October to January
Major Import Campaigns
Handling Figures for 2018
Container Traffic (TEUs)
Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018
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 (PP.15 Tahun 2016)
Type of Berth
Maximum Draft (m)
40.2 m x 10.1 m
60.35 m x 10.1 m
60 m x 10 m
General Cargo Handling Berths
Imports - Bagged Cargo
Exports - Bagged Cargo
Imports and Exports - RoRo
Port Handling Equipment
There is no handling equipment at the Port of Manado.
There are no container facilities at the Port of Manado.
Customs clearance is available through the local customs office in the port: http://www.beacukai.go.id/
There is a large passenger terminal at the Port of Manado (2,100 m2).
Port of Manado does not have a multipurpose terminal because of low commodity movement and in small volume. The cargoes are usually directly loaded onto the ship or taken directly from the service user.
GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING
There are no grain and bulk handling activities at the Port of Manado.
MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL
Number of Storage Facilities
Stevedoring activities organized by third parties (authorised stevedoring company) in coordination with the Labour Union Association (TKBM) administered by the Port Authority (KSOP) Office. The owner/shipper can also discharge their own cargo by contacting the Labour Union Association directly.
All of them provide full or semi-full package services; organizing labourer and handling equipment, discharging goods at the port, and delivering the goods at the customer’s warehouses directly.
The port serves a vast inland area of many smaller islands within Northern Sulawesi with vast mining, plantations and forestry potential and the fisheries sector is also one of the main sectors.
Hinterland along the island consists of several commodities such as cloves, nutmeg and copra. These commodities originating from the Sangihe, Talaud, Tagulandang, Sitaro and North Maluku islands are the main commodities that pass through the Manado port, where market demand for these commodities is quite high both in Manado and other regions including Java.
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