Vanimo Port

 
Vanimo Port is part of a small township with an economy based around the timber industry. Vanimo is the capital of Sandaun province in Papua New Guinea and is reputably a surfing paradise.
 
General Port Information
Location
Latitude: 02° 41.09'S
Longitude: 141° 17.84'E
Chart No. AUS 389
Regional Port: Port Moresby
Radio Communication Call "Vanimo Port Control" on VHF
16/12.
Customs & NAQIA Port of entry
Tugs: Privately owned and operated under
license issued by the PNG Harbours
Board
Customs: Port of entry
Pilotage: Pilotage is not compulsory. Pilot available at 48 hours notice from Madang
Bunkers: Fuel: Diesel available by road tanker atBerths 1 by Mobil Oil (PNG). Water issupplied on request by private water
tanker.
 
Wharf Facilities

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

Storage Area
Under cover storage 135sq.m. Open storage 9,000sq.m.

Bunker Provider
Diesel available by road tanker at Berths 1 by Mobil Oil (PNG).

Slipways, Ship Repairs & Maintenance
A new dry dock facility is in operation at Motukea (Port Moresby) by Curtain Brothers (PNG) Ltd.

Water Provider
Water is supplied on request by the Port Authority.

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

Stevedore Provider
Vanimo Agencies & Stevedoring Pty Ltd
P.O Box 167, Vanimo
Telephone:(675) 57 1413/1320

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.

BULK HANDLING, WATER PROVIDER, RO-RO, TANKER, SLIPWAY, SHIP REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), PASSENGER HANDLING, HEAVY LIFT AND STEVEDORE PROVIDER.
 
Contact Information
PNG Ports Corporation Limited
P.O BOX 264
Vanimo
West Sepik Province
Papua New Guinea

Telephone:+675 457 1086
Facsimile:+675 457 1066
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Official Office
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +675 982 1599 / 76814333 / 71910223
Pilot (Marine) +675 982 1538
Customs (Collector) +675 982 9325
Health Officer +675 982 7249
Quarantine Officer +675 982 2396
Fire +675 982 8662
Police +675 982 8222
Ambulance +675 982 7333
Emergency 000
 
Technical Information Wharves
Berth Length Width Water Depth
(below LAT)
Deck Height
(Above LAT)
Berth
1
28.6m 10m 4.51m 2.7m
Old Berth 19m 6m 4.5m 2.7m
 
Permissible Loadings
 
Berth Distributed
Tons per sqm
Road Vehicle
Truck Semi-trailer Forklift
Berth 1 1.46 T9
 
F7
Old Berth 1.46 T6
 
 
 
Pilotage
 
Pilotage Authority
PNG Ports Corportaion Limited. Pilotage is not compulsory. Pilot available at 48 hours notice from Madang.

Boarding Station
Lat: 02°39.0 S, Long: 141° 18'E, Vanimo Point Bearing 240° (T) x 1.60M

Or Bad Weather
Lat: 02°39.0 S, Long: 141° 18'E, Vanimo Point Bearing 240° (T) x 1.60M

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

Tug, Towage, Barges and Mooring Gangs
Privately owned and operated under license issued by the PNG Harbours Board. Arrangements can be made with Private Operators through the respective Shipping Agents.

Vanimo Port Layout

 
Mostly cloudy

27°C

Port Moresby

Mostly cloudy
Humidity: 79%
Wind: S at 22.53 km/h

Milestones in Progress

Port Moresby Port relocation project

Motukea Port Development
Lae Port Extension
Lae Tidal Basin Project