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Port Overview 

Port of Bima is located in Bima city, the island of Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Provinsi. Bima port is designed as collecting and feeder port for local commodities such as rice, corn and soy beans. Bima port is one of the largest ports in Sumbawa island and provides services for multi-purpose activities; domestic and international cargo shipment including container. The port is operated by PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero) Brach Bima 

Port website:https://www.pelindo.co.id/port-terminal/bima  

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

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

Indonesia 

Province or District 

West Nusa Tenggara, Bima City 

Nearest Town or City 

with Distance from Port 

Bima City (15 km ) 

Port's Complete Name 

Bima Port 

Latitude 

08°27′10″S 

Longitude 

118°43′20″T 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

PT. Pelindo III (Persero) Bima Branch 

Management Contact Person 

Wahyu Wirawan 

GM Pelindo III Bima 

Phone : +62 8123200 3831 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures 

The closest international airport is in Lombok island, with distance approx. 420 km (10-12 hours’ drive by car, using ferry crossing between the island of Lombok and Sumbawa). There are several airline companies operating in Lombok; Garuda Indonesia, Air Asia, Lion Group, etc. 

The closest domestic airport is Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin , with distance approx. 10 km (20 mins drive by car).  

Domestic airports : Sultan Muhammad             Salahuddin, with distance approx. 14 km (25 mins drive by car).  

The airline available: 

Garuda Indonesia 

Wings Air 

* NAM Air 

Port Picture 


 

Description and Contacts of Key Companies 

There are several companies operates at Bima port: 

  1. PT Mentari Sejati Perkasa 
  2. PT Alken Abadi 
  3. PT Timur Asri Laut.  

Port Performance 

The port has Length of Flow: 3.9 Nautical Mile, Flow Width: 1,500 M, Flow Depth: 9-13 MLWS. 

Tidal: High water spring: 1.7m and Low – water spring: 0.8m  

Wave: High wave in the harbour pool as between 0 – 0.75 

Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes 

December  April 

Major Import Campaigns 

No 


Other Comments 


 

Handling Figures for 2018 

Vessel Calls 

4,500 

Container Traffic (TEUs) 

8,600 

 

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for YEAR 

Bulk (MT) 

- 

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 

3 units 

  1. 192 X 15 
  1. 50 X 10 
  1. 50 X 10 

6 

5 

4 

Asset of Pelindo III Bima & KSOP Bima 

Container Berth 

- 

- 

- 

 

Silo Berth 

- 

- 

- 

 

Berthing Tugs 

- 

- 

- 

 

Water Barges 

- 

- 

- 

 

General Cargo Handling Berths 

Cargo Type 

Berth Identification 

Imports - Bagged Cargo 

Conventional Berth 

Exports - Bagged Cargo 

Conventional Berth 

Imports and Exports - RoRo 

- 

Other Imports 

- 

Port Handling Equipment

Pelabuhan Indonesia III Branch Bima Port is in charge of port operations. They have several handling equipment such as reach-stackers and mobile cranes. There are few private companies also operating similar handling equipment.  

Equipment 

Available 

Total Quantity and Capacity Available 

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage 

Dockside Crane 

No 

 

 

Container Gantries 

No 

 

 

Mobile Cranes 

Yes 

1 unit, 30 tons 

Good  

Reachstacker 

Yes 

1 unit, 45 tons 

Good 

RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer) 

Yes 

2 units 

Good  

Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines 

No 

 

 

Transtainer 

No 

 

 

Forklifts 

Yes 

1 Unit, 5 tons 

Good  

Top Loader 

Yes 

1 Unit, 40 tons 

Good  

Trailer 

Yes 

2 Units 

Good  

Container Facilities 

Facilities 

20 ft 

40 ft 

Container Facilities Available 

Yes Container Yard: 6,972 m2 

Container Freight Station (CFS) 

No 

No 

Refrigerated Container Stations 

No 

No 

Other Capacity Details 

 

 

Daily Take Off Capacity  
(Containers per Day)  

 

300 - 400 

 

Number of Reefer Stations  
(Connection Points) 

 

No 

 

No 

Emergency Take-off Capacity  

Yes 

Yes 

Off take Capacity of Gang Shift 
(Containers per Shift)  

No information 

No Information 

Customs Guidance 

Customs clearance is available through the local customs office. For more information on customs in Indonesia, please see the following link:Website: http://www.beacukai.go.id/

Terminal Information 

The port has 2 passenger terminals: 13,000 m2  and 520 m2  

MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL 

Port warehouses and container yards area can be used for multi-purpose activities. 

GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING 

There is no grain handling activity at the port. 

MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL 

There is only one storage with capacity 400 m2 , built with permanent concrete. 

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Bagged Cargo 

- 

- 

Refrigerated Cargo 

- 

- 

General Cargo 

1 unit 

400 

Stevedoring 

There is a labour association (TKBM) at the Bima port administrated by port authority.  

Stevedoring activities organized by Labour Union Association (TKBM) administered by Port Authority (KSOP) Office.  

Hinterland Information 

Goods that are supplied to Bima city mainly come from Surabaya, East Java, by sea transportation through Bima Port, and then distributed within eastern part of Sumbawa island (Bima city and surrounding) by land transport. The city of Bima on the island of Sumbawa has several agricultural and livestock commodities, such as rice, corns, soy beans, beef and shallot. The shallot commodity is mainly shipped to the islands of Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Papua, while beef shipped to Surabaya, East Java. 

Port Security 

Security and safety arrangement within the port are handled directly by Port Security and backed up by the Port Security Implementation Unit (Kesatuan Pelaksana Pengamanan Pelabuhan/KP3) and the Indonesia Sea and Coast Guard (Kesatuan Penjagaan Laut dan Pantai Indonesia/KPLP).  

Security 

ISPS Compliant 

No 

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

Level 1 

Police Boats 

Yes 

Fire Engines 

 No