Port of Malahayati is located in Krueng Raya bay, Aceh Besar district about 35 km from Banda Aceh city, the capital of Aceh Province. Malahayati port is the largest port in Aceh Province and is operated by PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Persero) Brach Malahayati. Since 2013, a new container terminal is officially opened, serving more than 4,000 containers, and in 2018 serving more than 8,000 containers. During Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004, the port was heavily damaged, and the shores near the port was massively utilised for Landing Craft Operations (LCT).
Port website: https://www.pelindo1.co.id/cabang/MLH/id/Default.aspx
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
Banda Aceh City
Port's Complete Name
Managing Company or Port Authority
PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Persero) Branch Malahayati
Management Contact Person
Sam Arifin Wiwi (General Manager)
Ali Nafia (Operational Staff)
Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures
Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport, about 40 km away, passing Banda Aceh city (main route).
Airlines with International Arrival/Departures: Air Asia, Lion Air, Garuda Indonesia, Citilink, Malindo Air, Susi Air, Batik Air
Terminal for RoRo Ferry Ship in Banda Aceh is located in Ulee Lheue Port. The port is about 6 km away from Banda Aceh city centre, it is operated by PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) Banda Aceh Branch. There are 3 (three) RoRo Ship available, serving routes Ulee Lheu – Balohan (Sabang Island) vv and Ulee Lheue – Lamteng (Pulo Aceh) vv. The Type of ships are Passenger Ferry with open RoRo cargo Space. Call sign for these routes are KMP Papuyu, KMP BRR and KMP Tanjung Burang
Kantor Syahbandar dan Otoritas Pelabuhan (KSOP) Class IV Malahayati is a Unit Penyelenggara Pelabuhan (UPP) under the Directorate General Sea Transportation, the Ministry of Transportation.
Contacts: Sutrisna, (Plh) Kepala KSOP
Address : Jl Pattimura No 94 Kelurahan Sukaramai, Blower Banda Aceh
Phone : (0651) 48555 - 08126915052
Fax: (0651) 48555
PT. PELINDO I Malahayati Port PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Persero) or often known as Pelindo I is a government state-owned company engaged in logistics, specifically in port management and development.
Contacts: Sam Arifin Wiwi (General Manager)
Ali Nafia (Operational Staff)
Address : Jl. Laksamana Malahayati KM. 32,5 Krueng Raya Aceh Besar
Mobile : +6281267131602
PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) Banda Aceh Branch (Ulee Lheue Ferry Port) is a government state-owned company engage in the business of Port and Ferry services.
Contact: Ricky Akmal (Document Control Manager)
Address Jl. Rama Setia Desa Deah Geulumpang Banda Aceh -Provinsi Aceh
For more information on port contacts, please see the following link: 4.4 Indonesia Port and Waterways Company Contact Lists
September – January
Major Import Campaigns
Handling Figures for 2018
Container Traffic (TEUs)
Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018
Break bulk (MT)
The official discharge rates and handling charges are yet finalised. For the time being, the rates and charges from the Ministry of Transportation is applied. Please see the following link:
www.dephub.go.id (PP.15 Tahun 2016)
Type of Berth
Maximum Draft (m)
Total Quantity and Capacity Available
Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage
Gantry Jib Crane
Luffing Gantry Crane
2 unit, 25 mt
1 unit, 45 mt
RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer)
Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines
7 units, 5 ton and 3 ton
Reefer Plug Portable
Container Facilities Available
Container Freight Station (CFS)
Refrigerated Container Stations
Other Capacity Details
Container Yard 6,980 m2
Daily Take Off Capacity
Number of Reefer Stations
Emergency Take-off Capacity
Off take Capacity of Gang Shift
Customs clearance and immigration are available through the local Customs office located in Banda Aceh city. about 35 km away. Website: http://www.beacukai.go.id/
Passenger Terminal area consist of 510 m2.
Port warehouse and its container yard area can be used for multi-purpose activities.
Number of Storage Facilities
Stevedoring activities organised 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 the Labour Union Association directly.
The main hinterland of Malahayati Port is Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar area, Aceh Province. Malahayati Port serves commodity from its hinterland area, such as cement, coconut, etc.
Malahayati Port is open for international trade activities supported by several economic centres including Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar.
Current ISPS Level (Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional)