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Port Overview 

Administratively located in Nias Regency, North Sumatra ProvinceGunungsitoli port is the main access gate to Nias island. ThusGunungsitoli port plays an important role in the development of Nias island and connecting the island with the surrounding regions. The distance from Sibolga port to Gunungsitoli is approximately 80 miles. 

Port website:https://www.pelindo1.co.id/cabang/sbg/id/default.aspx 

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

Indonesia 

Province or District 

North Sumatra, Gunungsitoli 

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Port 

Tarutung, North Tapanuli District (60 km) 

Port's Complete Name 

Gunungsitoli Port 

Latitude 

01°18′28″ N 

Longitude 

97°36′25″ E 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

PT. Pelindo I Gunung Sitoli Branch 

Management Contact Person 

Tema 

General section 

Phone: 0822 7438 0939 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures 

Domestic airportBinaka 

Garuda Indonesia 

Citilink 

Wings Air 

Aviastar  

Port Picture 

 

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

Port Performance 

Tidal: High water spring: 0.5 m and Low – water spring: 0.m  

Wave: High wave in the harbour pool as between 0.75 – 2 (June – November)  

Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes 

September - December  

Major Import Campaigns 

No 

 

Other Comments 

 

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges 

Port rates and charges of various services can be referred to the government regulation under PP.11 tahun 2015. The full regulation can be download herehttp://jdih.dephub.go.id/assets/uudocs/pp/2015/PP_11_Tahun_20152.pdf  

Berthing Specifications 

Type of Berth 

Quantity 

Length (m) 

Maximum Draft (m) 

Comments 

Conventional Berth 

3 

 20 m x 18 m 

 60 m x 18 m 

 86 m x 20 m 

 7 

 

Container Berth 

- 

- 

- 

- 

Silo Berth 

- 

- 

- 

- 

Berthing Tugs 

- 

- 

- 

- 

Water Barges 

- 

- 

- 

- 

General Cargo Handling Berths 

Cargo Type 

Berth Identification 

Imports - Bagged Cargo 

NIL 

Exports - Bagged Cargo 

NIL 

Imports and Exports - RoRo 

 

Other Imports 

 

Port Handling Equipment 

Equipment 

Available 

Total Quantity and Capacity Available 

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage 

Dockside Crane 

No 

 

 

Container Gantries 

No 

 

 

Mobile Cranes 

No 

 

 

Reachstacker 

No 

 

 

RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer) 

No 

 

 

Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines 

No 

 

 

Transtainer 

No 

 

 

Forklifts 

Yes 

3 unit (1 unit of 2 MT, 1 unit of 5 MT and 1 unit of 6.5 MT 

Good 

Container Facilities 

Facilities 

20 ft 

40 ft 

Container Facilities Available 

Yes 

N/A 

Container Freight Station (CFS) 

Yes 

N/A 

Refrigerated Container Stations 

N/A 

N/A 

Other Capacity Details 

Daily Take Off Capacity  
(Containers per Day)  

N/A 

N/A 

Number of Reefer Stations  
(Connection Points) 

N/A 

N/A 

Emergency Take-off Capacity  

N/A 

N/A  

Off take Capacity of Gang Shift 
(Containers per Shift)  

N/A 

N/A 

Customs Guidance 

Customs clearance is available at the nearest office 

KPPBC TP SIBOLGA 
Jalan Horas Pelabuhan Sambas Sibolga 22532 

http://www.beacukai.go.id/   

Terminal Information 

MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL 

Gunungsitoli port is multi-purpose port that functions as cargo terminal as well as passenger terminal.  

GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING 

There is no handling activity for grain and bulk in the port. 

MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL 

The capacity of the main storage is up to 1,000 m2.

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Bagged Cargo 

N/A 

 

Refrigerated Cargo 

N/A 

 

General Cargo 

1 

1,000 

Stevedoring 

Stevedoring activities are organized and managed by third party (stevedoring company or Tenaga Kerja Bongkar Muat-TKBM).   

Hinterland Information 

The island produces various commodities including rubber, coconuts and patchouli oil. One of its beaches called ‘Lagundri’ is the most popular tourism destination of Nias. The beach is known as well-suited for water sports, particularly surfing.    

Port Security 

Security 

ISPS Compliant 

Yes 

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

No 

Police Boats 

No 

Fire Engines 

 1