Marshall Islands - 2.1.3 Marshall Islands (RMI) Port of Majuro Uliga Domestic Dock

Port Overview

The Uliga Dock consists of an “L-shaped” dock adjacent to the port fairway and a dock warehouse

The Uliga Dock is used for the moorage of governmental vessels owned and operated by the RMI Marshall Island Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA), the RMI Ministry of Transportation and Communications and the RMI Ports Authority (RMIPA). Each of these agencies also own facilities situated inland of the dock including: The Outer Island Fish Market Center operated by MIMRA; offices and the Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation (MISC) owned by the RMI Ministry of Transportation and Communications; and, the Warehouse Facility owned by RMIPA and currently leased to the MISC and the International Migration Organization

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Key port information may also be found at:

Port Location and Contact


Republic of Marshall Islands

Province or District


Nearest Town or City

with Distance from Port

Majuro 1 Km

Port's Complete Name

Uloga Dock





Managing Company or Port Authority

Marshall Islands Port Authority

Management Contact Person

Captain Joe Tiobech

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures

Amata Kabua International Airport Majuro

United Airlines Nauru Airlines

Port Picture

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

Marshall Islands Port Authority

The Marshall Islands Port Authority (RMIPA) is the controlling agency for all ports in RMI and is based at Delap Dock. The Port Authority is a state owned enterprise and is responsible for the development, maintenance and operations of all sea ports, including Uliga and Delap in Majuro and the sole international airport, the Amata Kabua International Airport (AKIA or MAJ), located on Majuro Atoll. RMIPA reports to the Minister of Transportation and Communications and is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors appointed by the Cabinet. The day-to-day operations are managed by a Director and staff of 60.

Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation

The Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation manages the government ships, which are used for moving people and freight, including copra, around the islands. The Shipping office is on the road leading to Uliga Dock, MISCO also operate and coordinate Uliga Dock.

For more information on port contacts, please see the following link: 4.4 Port and Waterways Companies Contact List here.

Port Performance

Uliga Dock is a Domestic Dock handling Bulk break cargo to the outer Islands. Vessels are all self loaded. Fuel is available at the Dock

Seasonal Constraints



Rainy Season


Major Import Campaigns


Other Comments


Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

Loading and unloading rates are included in the cost of shipping. Rates vary dependent on the goods to be carried and the destination of the goods. Rates for goods can be obtained by contacting Ted Kiluwe at

Berthing Specifications

Type of Berth





Draft (m)

Conventional Berth




Port Handling Equipment

Port handling equipment is operated by Marshall Island Shipping Corporation.



Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Dockside Crane



Container Gantries



Mobile Cranes






RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer)



Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines








1 x 2.3MT

Uliga Dock Entrance with Warehouse on Left Hand side

Deck Cranes for loading and unloading Uliga Dock



Loading Cargo Vessel at Uliga Dock

Uliga Dock from Lagoon



Container Facilities

There are no container facilities at Uliga Dock.

Terminal Information

MISCO operates a storage warehouse at Uliga Dock which is used for consolidating domestic cargo.

IOM also rent approximately 200m2 currently holding 3 refrigerated containers

Storage Type

Number of Storage Facilities

Area (m2)

Bagged Cargo


600 (excluding IOM)

Refrigerated Cargo

IOM has 3 refrigerated containers not for public use


General Cargo

As with Bagged Cargo


Port Security

The port has a security guard at the gate entrance to the dock area.

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