Kavieng Port

 
 
Kavieng Port (above) is the main port for the New Ireland province of Papua New Guinea. Kavieng is a tropical
paradise known for both its natural diving sites and wrecks dating from the Second World War.
 
General Port Information
Location
Latitude: 02° 35.1'S
Longitude: 150° 47.7'E
Chart No. AUS 667
Regional Port: Rabaul
Time Zone: Local time is 10 hours ahead of GMT.
Radio Communication Call "Kavieng Port Control" on
VHF16/12.
Customs: Port of entry
Pilotage: Pilotage is not compulsory. Pilot is available at 48 hours notice from Rabaul
Tugs: None available
Bunkers: Fuel: Diesel available by road tanker and by pipe line at Berth 1. Suppliers: InterOil and islands Petroleum. Water: Available in limited quantities provided prior application is made to the Business Manager.
 
Wharf Facilities

Crane
There are no crane mounted however, mobile cranes are available
capable of lifting up to twenty (20) tonne containers. Shippers are advised though to check this before shipping heavier loads. Prior advice and approval must be sought from the relevant Port Authority.

Storage Area
Under cover storage 750sq.m
Open storage 3,000sq.m.

Bunk Provider
Diesel available by road tanker and by pipe line at Berth 1.
Suppliers: InterOil and Islands Petroleum.

Water Provider
Available in limited quantities provided prior application is
made to the Business Manager.

Waste Disposal
No waste disposal facility is available. Arrangement for
disposal can also be done with the Shipping Agents and
National Agriculture and Quarantine Inspection Authority
(NAQIA).

Stevedore Provider
Kavieng Port Services Ltd
P.O Box 293
Kavieng
NEW IRELAND PROVINCE
Telephone: (675) 984 2125/2239

BULK HANDLING, RO-RO, TANKER, LNG (Liquefied
Natural Gas), SLIPWAY, SHIP REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE,
HEAVY LIFT AND PASSENGER HANDLING.

The above mentioned facilities are not available. Further clarification and advice on the mentioned facilities must be obtained from the Executive Manager (Operations) or the respective Port Manager prior to any shipment.

The Port handles bulk cargoes, tanker, heavy lift and passengers.

 
Contact Information
PNG Ports Corporation Limited
P.O BOX 127
Kavieng
New Ireland Province
Papua New Guinea

Telephone:+675 984 2245
Facsimile:+675 984 2408
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Official Office
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +675 984 2182
Pilot (Marine) +675 984 2182
Customs (Collector)

+675 984 1031

Health Officer +675 984 2268
Quarantine Officer +675 984 1022
Fire +675 984 2029/984 2000
Police +675 984 2029/984 2000
Ambulance +675 984 2040
Emergency 000
 
Technical Information Wharves
Berth Length Width Water Depth
(below LAT)
Deck Height
(Above LAT)
 1
(Main Overseas Wharf)
94m 12m 7.0m 2.7m
Small Ships

Length 1 -16m

Length 2- 12m

4m 1.5m 1.4m
 
Permissible Loadings
 
Berth Distributed
Tons per sqm
Road Vehicle
Truck Semi-trailer Forklift
Berth 1 2.44 T17 ST28 F7
Berth 2  0.97 0.97    
 
Pilotage
 

Pilotage Authority
PNG Ports Corporation Limited. Pilotage is not compulsory. Pilot is available at 48 hours notice from Rabaul.

Boarding Station
Lat: 02° 37.42, Long: 150° 44.68 E, Edmago Island (East End) 353° (T) x 0.47M

Or or Bad Weather
Lat: 02° 37.42, Long: 150° 44.68 E, Edmago Island (East End) 353° (T) x 0.47M

Communication Arrangements
Call "Kavieng Port Control" on VHF16/12.

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 the respective shipping agents.

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Milestones in Progress

Port Moresby Port relocation project

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Lae Port Extension
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