Daru Port

 
Daru Port (above) The Daru Port (as shown above) is situated on Daru Island and is near the mouth of the famous Fly River in the Western Province, Papua New Guinea.
Daru is situated on the North of Torres Strait and far North Queensland and is the second largest southern coastal settlement in Papua New Guinea after Port Moresby.
 
General Port Information
Location
Latitude: 09° 50.4'S
Longitude: 143°12.6'E
Chart No. AUS 840
Regional Port: Port Moresby
Time Zone: Local time is 10 hours ahead of GMT.
Radio Communication Call Daru Port control on VHF 16/69/72
Customs: Port of entry
Pilotage: Pilotage is not available. Pilot available on request from Port
Moresby.
Tugs: None available
Bunkers: Fuel: Available in drums and bulk. Supplier: Mayfuel Distributoer Ltd.
No water service.
 
Wharf Facilities

Crane
There are no wharf mounted cranes at current. However, forklifts are used instead to remove consignments as all TEUs are unpacked on board the vessel through the ramp. Once the trestle is rehabilitated, mobile cranes may be available.Shippers are advised though to check this before shipping and with heavier loads prior advice and approval must be sought from the relevant Port Authority.

Storage Area
Open storage 1,000 sq.m

Bunker provider
Available in drums and bulk. Supplier: Mayfuel Distributor Ltd

Water Provider
No waste disposal facility is available. Arrangement for disposal can also be done with the Shipping Agents and Department of Health (Quarantine Section).

BULK HANDLING, WATER PROVIDER, RO-RO, TANKER, SLIPWAY, SHIP REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), PASSENGER HANDLING, HEAVY LIFT AND STEVEDORE PROVIDER.
The above mentioned facilities are not available. For further clarification - advice on the mentioned facilities must be obtained from the Executive Manager (Operations) or the respective Port Manager prior to any shipment.


Daru Port Layout 

 
Contact Information
PNG Ports Corporation Limited
Daru Port
P.O Box 48
Daru
Western province
Papua New Guinea

Telephone:+675 645 9137
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Official Office
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +675 645 9137 / 73515931
Pilot (Marine) Refer to Port Moresby
Customs (Collector) +675 645 9114
Health Officer +675 645 9246
Quarantine Officer +675 645 9048
Fire Nil
Police +675 645 9022
Ambulance +675 645 9166
Emergency +675 645 9166
 
Technical Information - Wharves
Berth Length Width Water Depth
(below LAT)
Deck Height
(Above LAT)
Berth 1
(Main Wharf)
30m 12.2m 2.4 LAT
(Obtained from periodic data)
4.8m
Barge (Ramp) Width 6m Grade 1 in 8
Wharves Permissible Loadings
Note: Berth 1 – while awaiting a major Trestle Rehabilitation, NO road vehicles of any kind is allowed at current. Only passengers are allowed. To discharge and load cargoes, the Barge Rumps (1 and 2) are used instead.
Permissible Loadings
 
Berth Distributed
Tons per sqm
Road Vehicle
Truck Semi-trailer Forklift
Berth 1 1.5 T6
-
F2.5
 
Pilotage
 
Pilotage Authority
PNG Corporation Limited. Pilotage is not compulsory.
Pilot available at 48 hours notice from Madang.

Boarding Station
Lat: 03008.24S. Long: 1420. 23'92E. Rohm Pt Bearing 275 Tx 2.45M.

Or or Bad Weather
Lat: 03008.24S. Long: 1420. 23'92E. Rohm Pt Bearing 275 Tx 2.45M.

Communication Arrangements
Call "Aitape Port Control" on VHF 16/12.

Tug, Towage, Barges and Mooring Gangs
Privately owned and operated at some ports under licenses issued by the PNG Ports Corporation Limited. Arrangements can be made with Private Operators through respective shipping agents
 
Pilotage Authority
PNG Ports Corporation Limited. Pilotage is not available. Pilot are available on 48 hours notice from Port Moresby.

Boarding Station
Lat: 09° 50.4'S. Long: 143° 12'.6E, Bristow Island Light Bearing 290° Tx 2.70 M, AUS Chart: 840

Or or Bad Weather
Lat: 09 06'.8S. Long: 143 19'.4E, Bristow Island Light Bearing 290° Tx 2.70M. AUS Chart: 840

Communication Arrangements
Daru Port Control on V.H.F 16/69/72

Tug, Towage, Barges and Mooring Gangs
Privately owned and operated under license issued by the PNG Ports Corporation Limited. Arrangements can be made with Private Operators through respective shipping agents.