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
Province or District
West Nusa Tenggara, Bima City
Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Port
Bima City (15 km )
Port's Complete Name
Managing Company or Port Authority
PT. Pelindo III (Persero) Bima Branch
Management Contact Person
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
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
There are several companies operates at Bima port:
- PT Mentari Sejati Perkasa
- PT Alken Abadi
- PT Timur Asri Laut.
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 – 0.75m
December – April
Major Import Campaigns
Handling Figures for 2018
Container Traffic (TEUs)
Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for YEAR
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)
Asset of Pelindo III Bima & KSOP Bima
General Cargo Handling Berths
Imports - Bagged Cargo
Exports - Bagged Cargo
Imports and Exports - RoRo
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.
Total Quantity and Capacity Available
Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage
1 unit, 30 tons
1 unit, 45 tons
RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer)
Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines
1 Unit, 5 tons
1 Unit, 40 tons
Container Facilities Available
Yes Container Yard: 6,972 m2
Container Freight Station (CFS)
Refrigerated Container Stations
Other Capacity Details
Daily Take Off Capacity
300 - 400
Number of Reefer Stations
Emergency Take-off Capacity
Off take Capacity of Gang Shift
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/
The port has 2 passenger terminals: 13,000 m2 and 520 m2
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.
Number of Storage Facilities
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.
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.
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).
Current ISPS Level (Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional)