Wewak

 
Wewak Port is located on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea and is the main port for the coastal town of Wewak. During World War II, Wewak was the site of the largest Japanese airbase in mainland New Guinea which was subjected to repeated bombing by Australian and U.S. planes.
 
General Port Information
Location
Latitude: 02° 41.09'S
Longitude: 141° 17.84'E
Chart No. AUS 389
Regional Port: Wewak
Radio Communication Call "Madang Port Control" on VHF
12/16. Listening watch maintained on
normal working hours and when ships are expected during non working hours.
Customs & NAQIA Port of entry
Tugs: Privately owned and operated under
license issued by the PNG Harbours
Board
Pilotage: Pilotage is compulsory. Pilot available
at 48 hours notice from Madang/Lae
Bunkers: Fuel: Diesel available by road tanker at Berths 1-3 by Inter Oil. Mobil Mooring Buoy is stilll existing (not in use). Water is supplied on request by the Port Authority.
 
Wharf Facilities

The Port has:

  1. Passenger Terminal
  2. Transit Shed: 2,220sq.m.
  3. Barge Ramp at Coastal berth

    The main wharf at Wewak has two approach arms
    and is connected to the shore by a 500m long
    causeway. Berthing Dolphins have been constructed
    at each end of the wharf to strengthen fendering
    system for the large vessels calling at the Port.

    Stevedore Provider
    Sepik Coastal Agency
    Telephone: 456 2930/ 456 2343
    PO Box 118, Wewak

    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 before shipping heavier loads. Prior advice and approval must be sought from the relevant Port Authority.

    Storage Area
    Under cover storage 2,220sq.m.
    Open storage 11,500sq.m.

    Bunker Provider
    Diesel available by road tanker at berths 1 –3 and by pipe line at Berth 4.

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

    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.

 

 
 
Contact Information
PNG Ports Corporation Limited
P.O BOX 270
Wewak
East Sepik Province
Papua New Guinea

Telephone:+675 456 2298
Facsimile:+675 456 2506
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Official Office
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +675 456 2162 / 71910184 / 76814304
Pilot (Marine) Refer to Business Manager
Customs (Collector) +675 4456 1331/456 2591
Health Officer +675 456 2586
Quarantine Officer +675 456 2586
Fire +675 456 2122
Police +675 456 2633
Ambulance +675 456 2166
Emergency 000
 
Technical Information Wharves
Berth Length Width Water Depth
(below LAT)
Deck Height
(Above LAT)
Berth
(Overseas Wharf)
73m 12.1m 6.2m 3.5m
Berth 2 &3
(Coastal Wharf)
30m 12.5m 3.0m 1.3m
 
Permissible Loadings
 
Berth Distributed
Tons per sqm
Road Vehicle
Truck Semi-trailer Forklift
Berth 1 2.20 T17 ST28 F5
Berth 2 & 3 2.20 T17
-
F5
 
Pilotage
 
Pilotage Authority
PNG Ports Corporation Limited. Pilotage is not compulsory. Pilot available at 48 hours Notice from Madang.

Boarding Station
Lat: 03°32.01 S, Long: 143° 39'E, C. Moem Light House Bearing 113° (T) x 2.90M

Or or Bad Weather
Lat: 03°32.01 S, Long: 143° 39'E, C. Moem Light House Bearing 113° (T) x 2.90M

Communication Arrangements
Call "Wewak Port Control" on V.H.F 16/12.

Tug, Towage, Barges and Mooring Gangs
Privately owned and operated under license issued by the PNG Ports Corporation Limited.

Wewak Port Layout 
 
 
Sunny

26°C

Port Moresby

Sunny
Humidity: 63%
Wind: SSE at 35.40 km/h

Milestones in Progress

Port Moresby Port relocation project

Motukea Port Development
Lae Port Extension
Lae Tidal Basin Project