There are currently two ports in Gonaives - this document refers to the private port of Gonaives.
The private port is located about 3 km out of the city. The road to the port is in a very bad condition. In the rainy season, it might become impassable which consequently blocks vehicle access to the berth. TEGOSA (Terminal Gonaives S.A.) is owned by the MEVS Group, which also owns Terminal Varreux (TEVASA) in Port-au-Prince.
Key port information may also be found at http://www.maritime-database.com
Port Location and Contact
Province or District
Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Port
Managing Company or Port Authority
Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures
Aéroport international de Cap-Haitien
Type of Berth
According to the operator, RoRo vessels are handled, too. Ships which are not equipped with a side ramp but only with stern ramp have to moor with the stern ramp to the berth (Piraeus style).
Port Handling Equipment
The port handling equipment is owned and managed privately.
There is no functional equipment on the berth; the use of ships gear is strictly recommendable.
Total Quantity and Capacity Available
Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage
RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer)
Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines
Storage facilities are very limited and utilized for used cars and empty containers.
Number of Storage Facilities