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Port Overview 

Port of Tapaktuan is located in Tapaktuan city, South Aceh district about 430 km from Banda Aceh city, the capital of Aceh Province. The port is classified as Class III and is operated by the Unit Penyelenggara Pelabuhan (UPP), Directorate General Sea Transportation in the Ministry of Transportation.   

Port website:http://hubla.dephub.go.id/unit/upt/Unit-Penyelenggara-Pelabuhan.aspx 

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

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

Indonesia 

Province or District 

South Aceh district, Aceh Province 

Nearest Town or City 

with Distance from Port 

Tapaktuan City 

0.5 km 

Port's Complete Name 

Tapaktuan Port 

Latitude 

3.253603 

Longitude 

97.179726s 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

Unit Penyelenggara Pelabuhan (UPP), Directorate General Sea Transportation, 

the Ministry of Transportation  

Address Jalan Merdeka no 41, Tapaktuan Aceh Selatan, Province Aceh 

Management Contact Person 

Fizar (Kesyahbandaran) 

Ph. 082363613476 

Ph/Fax. 0656-21337 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures 

Kualanamu International Airport (located in Medan city, about 385 km away). 

Garuda Indonesia, Batik Air, Lion Air, Citilink, Air Asia, Wings Airlines, Susi Air, Silk Air, Jetstar 

Port Picture 

Note: 

  1. Warehouse 1 (495m2)  
  2. Warehouse 2 (495 m2
  3. Berth 1 (old) 30m x 8m 
  4. Berth 2 (new) 100m x 10m 
  5. Port Office 

 


Description and Contacts of Key Companies 

UPP Kelas III Tapak Tuan  

ContactsFizar 

                  Ph. 082363613476 

                  Ph/Fax. 0656-21337 

                  Address Jl. Merdeka No. 41 Tapak Tuan Aceh Selatan 

Port Performance 

Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes 

September – January 

Major Import Campaigns 

No 

 

Other Comments 

 

 

Handling Figures for 2018 

Vessel Calls 

171 

Container Traffic (TEUs) 

No containerised cargoes  

 

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018 

Bulk (MT) 

152,765 

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 

2 

  • Berth 1: 100 m x 10 m 
  • Berth 2: 30 m x 8 m 

16-25 

 

Container Berth 

- 

 

 

 

Silo Berth 

- 

 

 

 

Berthing Tugs 

- 

 

 

 

Water Barges 

- 

 

 

 

Port Handling Equipment 

Equipment 

Available 

Total Quantity and Capacity Available 

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage 

Gantry Jib Crane 

No 

 

 

Luffing Gantry Crane 

No 

 

 

Mobile Cranes 

No 

 

 

Reachstacker 

No 

 

 

RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer) 

No 

 

 

Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines 

No 

 

 

Transtainer 

No 

 

 

Forklifts 

Yes 

1 unit, 5 ton 

 

Weighbridge 

No 

 

 

Reefer Plug Portable 

No 

 

 

Dump Truck 

No 

 

 

Excavator 

No 

 

 

Wheel loader 

No 

 

 

Container Facilities 

Facilities 

20 ft 

40 ft 

Container Facilities Available 

No 

No 

Container Freight Station (CFS) 

 

Refrigerated Container Stations 

No 

No 

Other Capacity Details 

 

,Daily Take Off Capacity  
(Containers per Day)  

 

Number of Reefer Stations  
(Connection Points) 

 

 

Emergency Take-off Capacity  

Nil 

Nil 

Off take Capacity of Gang Shift 
(Containers per Shift)  

Nil 

Nil 

Customs Guidance 

Customs clearance and immigration are available through the local Customs office located in Meulaboh City, about 200 km awayWebsite: http://www.beacukai.go.id/

Terminal Information 

No information about terminal facility.  

Multipurpose Terminal 

Port warehouses and its open yard area can be used for multi-purpose activities. 

Main Storage Terminal 

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Bagged Cargo 

 

 

Refrigerated Cargo 

 

 

General Cargo 

2-unit warehouses 

990 m2 

Stevedoring 

Loading and unloading activities done through Labour Union Association (TKBM) and administered by the Port Authority (UPP) Office. The owner/shipper can also discharge their own cargo by contacting the Labour Union Association directly. 

There are 4 companies for Loading/Offloading 

  1. PT. Pantai Selatan 
  2. PT. Putra Jasa Bumi 
  3. CV Aida & Co 
  4. PT Kana Tuah Mandiri 

Hinterland Information 

The main hinterland of Tapaktuan port is South Aceh and West Aceh area, Aceh Province. Tapaktuan port serves commodity from its hinterland area, such as palm oil and iron ore. 

Port Security 

Security 

ISPS Compliant 

No 

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

N/A 

Police Boats 

No  

Fire Engines 

No