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Port Overview  

Gorontalo Port is located at the mouth of the river, a confluence of two rivers, Bone and Bolango Rivers. This forms an estuary called Muara Milango that enters into the sea. The distance from Gorontalo Port to Gorontalo City is about 5 km.  

Goods that are being supplied to Gorontalo mainly comes from Makassar and Surabaya by sea transport to Port of Gorontalo, which then distributed to Gorontalo City and surrounding districts. 

Port website:https://inaport4.co.id/branch/read/1/26  

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

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

Indonesia 

Province or District 

Gorotalo Province 

Nearest Town or City 

with Distance from Port 

Gorontalo City 

5 km  

Port's Complete Name 

Gorontalo Port 

Latitude 

00º 29’ 32” N 

Longitude 

123º 03’ 26” E 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia IV (Persero) Cabang Pelabuhan Gorontalo 

Management Contact Person 

Teddy Indra Yudhana 

General Manager 

Ph. 0435 8530416 

Andi Muslam 

Operation Manager and commercial  

M. +62 81241529447 

Email. keuangan.sdm.gto@gmail.com 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures 

Djalaluddin Gorontalo Airport 

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

Port Picture 

Port Performance 

Length of channel 

1.02 m 

Width of channel 

0.60 m 

Draft Channel 

10 m 

Min. depth of channel 

30 m 

Pool Minimum Depth 

20 m 

Wind Speed 

16 knots 

Flow speed 

8 knots 

Wave Height 

1.50 m 

High Water Spring 

1.50 m LWS 

Low Water Spring 

0,00m LWS 

 

Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes 

From June to September 

Major Import Campaigns 

No 

From (month) to (month) 

 

Handling Figures for 2018 

Vessel Calls 

468 

Container Traffic (TEUs) 

43.164 

 

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018 

Bulk (MT) 

925.834 

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 

http://jdih.dephub.go.id/assets/uudocs/perpres/2016/PP_15_Tahun_2016.pdf 

Berthing Specifications 

Type of Berth 

Quantity 

Length (m) 

Maximum Draft (m) 

Comments 

Conventional Berth 

Wharf 1 

Wharf 2 

Wharf 3 

60 m 

119.5 m 

188 m 

4-6 m 

6-8 m 

9-12 m 

 Conventional Port 

Container Berth 

Nil 

 

 

 

Passenger Terminal 

1 

500 m2 

- 

Conventional Port 

Silo Berth 

Nil 

 

 

 

Berthing Tugs 

Nil 

 

 

 

Water Barges 

Nil 

 

 

 

General Cargo Handling Berths 

Cargo Type 

Berth Identification 

Imports - Bagged Cargo 

Wharf 1 

Wharf 2 

Wharf 3 

Exports - Bagged Cargo 

Wharf 1 

Wharf 2 

Wharf 3 

Imports and Exports - RoRo 

Nil 

Other Imports 

Nil 

Port Handling Equipment 

Equipment 

Available  

Total Quantity and Capacity Available 

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage 

Fixed Crane 

2 

32 tons 

Good  

Rubber Tyred Gantry 

Nil 

- 

 

Mobile Cranes 

Nil 

- 

 

Reachstacker 

1 

45 tons 

Good 

Side Loader 

Nil 

- 

 

Transtainer 

Nil 

- 

 

Forklifts 

2 

7 tons and 32 tons 

Good 

Chassis Head Truck 

Nil 

- 

 

Head Truck 

5 

40 tons and 30 tons 

Good 

Tugboat 

Nil 

- 

 

Pilot Boat 

1 

- 

Good 

Container Facilities 

Facilities 

20 ft 

40 ft 

Container Facilities Available 

Yes 

Yes 

Container Freight Station (CFS) 

Yes 

Yes 

Refrigerated Container Stations 

No 

No 

Other Capacity Details 

Electricity 7 KVA 

Daily Take Off Capacity  
(Containers per Day)  

400 - 500 Container per day 

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 at the port: http://www.beacukai.go.id/

Terminal Information 

The government state-owned companies: PT. PELNI (Persero) and PT. ASDP (Persero), are the two main ferry operators for cargo and passenger movements from Gorontalo throughout Sulawesi province. The routes for PT. PELNI are Bitung – Togian – Poso – Luwuk – Kendari – Raha – Baubau – Ternate – Sanana – Namlea – Ambon – Makasar – Labuanbajo – Bima – Lembar – Benoa, and for PT. ASDP are Pagima – Wakai – Ampana. 

MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL 

Shipping Service Companies operating in the port of Gorontalo: 

  • PT. PELNI (Persero) 
  • PT. Pertamina (Persero) 
  • PT. Tanto Intim Line 
  • PT. Kurnia Maritime Line 
  • PT. Karya Segara Eternal 
  • PT. Wasaka S.Putra 

Stevedoring Companies operating in the port Gorontalo: 

  • PT. Pelindo IV 
  • PT. Means National Airport 
  • PT. Bone Muara Bahari 

Cargo Transportation Companies (EMKL) operating in the port of Gorontalo: 

  • PT. Kurnia Muara Bone; 
  • PT. Darly works; 
  • PT. Yusminto; 
  • PT. Ocean Adhiguna 

Existing capacity at Gorontalo Port: 

  • Container yard 500 m2 
  • Warehouses 560 m2 
  • Electricity 7 KVA 
  • Water Supply (PDAM)  
  • 24 working hours 

GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING 

There are no grain and bulk handling activities at the Port of Gorontalo. 

MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL 

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Bagged Cargo 

Nil 

Nil 

Refrigerated Cargo 

Nil 

Nil 

General Cargo 

1 

560 m2 

Stevedoring 

Stevedoring activities at the port organize by the 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. 

Hinterland Information 

The port serves the trading of local commoditiescorn, fisheries, rattanmolasses and cement. 

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