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Port Overview

The port of Bengkulu is located in Baai Island, about 20 kilometres from Bengkulu city. The port is under the authorization of the Harbor Master’s Office and Port Authority (KSOP) and is operated by PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero) Pulau Baai Bengkulu Branch. Bengkulu port as a natural harbor is sheltered from the ocean waves as the entrance channel to the port is limited. 

 Bengkulu port entrance channel is supported by a breakwater: 

  • Channel length 2,300m
  • Channel width 6m 
  • Channel Draft: -2 to -12m LWS 
  • Vessels capacity: 3,000 to 35,000 DWT 

Port website:http://www.bengkuluport.co.id/ 

Key port information may also be found at:http://www.indonesiaport.co.id/ 

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

Indonesia 

Province or District 

Bengkulu Province 

Nearest Town or City 

with Distance from Port 

Bengkulu City 

~17 km ~30 minute travel time) 

Port's Complete Name 

Pulau Baai Port 

Latitude 

3° 54` 26" S 

Longitude 

102° 18` 09" E 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero) Cabang Bengkulu 

Management Contact Person 

Amir Wijaya, SE 

Operation Manager PT. Pelindo II 

M. +62 821 846 99998 / +62 811 730 966 

Email. Amir.wahab866@gmail.com 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures 

Fatmawati Soekarno Airport 

Frequent Domestic airlines: 

  • Garuda Indonesia 
  • Lion Air 
  • Citylink 
  • Batik Air 
  • Sriwijaya Air 

Port Picture


Port Performance

Pulau Baai Port service system (new) operates 24 hours a day and seven days a week (24/7). The utilisation of the new system is part of the strategy to improve the efficiency of the port. 


Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes 

From October to February 

Major Import Campaigns 

No 

n/a

Other Comments 

The main problem of the port is a high rate of sedimentation in the quay, which requires routine dredging at relatively high cost and is time consuming. 

 

Handling Figures for 2018 

Vessel Calls 

1,704 

Container Traffic (TEUs) 

27,185 

 

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018 

Bulk (MT) 

2,582,958 

Break bulk (MT) 

503,874 

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges 

For information on port rates and charges, please see the following link: 

www.dephub.go.id (PP.11 tahun 2015) 

Berthing Specifications 

Type of Berth 

Quantity 

Length (m) 

Maximum Draft (m) 

Comments 

Conventional Berth 

Berth Samudera 

165 x 18 

-9.1 m LWS 

 Dry bulk (coal shell and clinker) 

Berth Nusantara 

84 x 16 

- (6-7) m LWS 

 Liquid Bulk and General Cargo 

Berth Lokal 

102.5 x 10 

-4.5 m LWS 

Ship and General Cargo 

Container Berth 

Berth Nusantara I 

126.6 x 20 

- (7-8) m LWS 

Container and General Cargo 

Silo Berth 

1 

 

 

 

Berthing Tugs 

2 

 

 

 

Water Barges 

1 

 

 

 

 
Port website:http://www.bengkuluport.co.id/ 


General Cargo Handling Berths 

Cargo Type 

Berth Identification 

Imports - Bagged Cargo 

Berth Nusantara I 

Exports - Bagged Cargo 

Berth Nusantara I 

Imports and Exports - RoRo 

Nil 

Other Imports 

Nil 

Port Handling Equipment 

The port equipment is managed by PT. Pelindo II Bengkulu. 

Equipment 

Available 

 

Total Quantity and Capacity Available 

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage 

Dockside Crane 

Undetermined 

 

 

Container Gantries 

Yes 

1 unit 

Good 

Mobile Cranes 

Yes  

1 unit (PT. SAI) – 25 MT 

Good 

Reachstacker 

Yes 

units - 45 MT 

Good 

RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer) 

Undetermined 

 

- 

Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines 

Undetermined 

 

- 

Transtainer 

Undetermined 

 

- 

Forklifts 

Yes  

units - 2,5 T 

Good 

Gantry Luffing Crane (GLC) SWL 

Yes 

1 unit – 40 MT 

Good 

Head Truck 

Yes 

4 units – 40 MT 

Good 

Bulldozer 

Yes 

1 unit 75 HP 

Good 

Wheel Loader 

Yes  

2 units 

Good 

Chassis 40'' 

Yes 

4 units 

Good 

Chassis 20'' 

Yes 

2 units 

Good 

Conveyor Belt 

Yes  

2 units 

Good 

Container Facilities 

Services for loading and unloading containers to and from ships / barges uses Gantry Luffing Crane. Container Yard (CY) Nusantara I (12,000 m2) and Nusantara II (8,000 m2can accommodate around 1,000 (TEUs) of containers. 

The Container Service Procedure is summarised in the following document: 


Facilities 

20 ft 

40 ft 

Container Facilities Available 

Yes 

Yes 

Container Freight Station (CFS) 

Yes 

Yes 

Refrigerated Container Stations 

1 

1 

Other Capacity Details 

1,000 TEUs Capacity at Berth Nusantara I & II 

Daily Take Off Capacity  
(Containers per Day)  

80 

 

Number of Reefer Stations  
(Connection Points) 

4 

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 in the port. http://www.beacukai.go.id/ (note: website is available in Indonesian only) 

Further information can also be found at the following link: 1.3 Indonesia Customs Information

Terminal Information 

MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL 

There are several open areas that can be used for multipurpose activities: 

  • Stacking Yard at Samudra Berth →12,000 m2 
  • Stacking Yard at Nusantara I (CY) →12,000 m2 
  • Stacking Yard at Nusantara II (CY) →8,000 m2 
  • Stacking Yard at Stockpile Area Berth 50,000 m2 

 All conventional berths can be used for multipurpose activities.  

  • Berth Nusantara Lama Length 84 m and width 18m (-9 MLWS) 
  • Berth Lokal Length 124m and width 10m(-3 MLWS) 
  • Berth Samudera Lenght 165m and width 18m (-9 MLWS) 

PT. Indonesia Ferry (ASDPPersero) as operator for Ro-Roferry, provides the services from Pulau Baai (island) to Pulau Enggano (island). The capacity of Ro-Ro ferry is 750 GRT, which uses Berth Lokal with Length 124m and width 10m (-3 MLWS). 

GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING 

Pulau Baai port has two conveyor belts to load and unload the commodity in dry bulk terminal with existing capacity ± 2,2 million tons/year and designed capacity ± 10 million tons/years 

MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL 

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Bagged Cargo 

1 (General) 

1,750 m2 

Refrigerated Cargo 

Nil 

Nil 

General Cargo 

1 (General) 

1,750 m2 

Stevedoring 

Stevedoring activities organized by third parties (authorised stevedoring company) in coordination with the Labour Union Association (TKBM) administered by Port Authority (KSOP) Office. The owner/importer can also discharge their own cargo by contacting the Labour Union Association directly. 

All 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 a vast inland area with mining, plantation and forestry potential. 

Hinterland activities along the west coast of Sumatra includes palm oil, coffee, crumb rubber, ginger, cacao, molding and mining products. However, these industries are not fully utilizing the Pulau Baai Bengkulu Port but rather using other ports, such as Palembang Port, Panjang Port and Teluk Bayur Port. 

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