|Alotau Port (above) is located at the eastern tip of mainland - Papua New Guinea. The township of Alotau became the provincial capital in 1969 after it was shifted from Samarai and remains the gateway to some of the most remote island communities in the world.|
|General Port Information|
|Latitude:||10°20'S Long:150° 22°E|
Inner anchorage upon port authority's
instruction only LAT: 10° 18.75'S
|Chart No.||AUS 624|
|Regional Port:||Port Moresby|
|Radio Communication||Call "Alotau Port Control" on VHF|
|Customs:||Port of entry|
|Pilotage:||Pilotage is compulsory. Pilot available at 48 hours notice from Alotau.|
|Tugs:||None available. However, arrangements can be done via the Pacific Towing office based in Port Moresby.|
|Bunkers:||Fuel is available by road tankers|
only while small vessels can load bulk via pipeline. Supplier: Inter Oil Products Ltd and Islands Petroleum Ltd.
|Cargo handling Facilities|
The available shore shore handling equipment and machinery are forklifts and semi-trailers capable of handling up to 40 footer containers. There are no shore
Under cover storage 2430sq.m. Open storage 7,640sq.m.
Fuel available by road tankers only. Supplier: Inter Oil Products Ltd and Islands Petroleum ltd. None, however there is a new dry dock facility which is in operation at Motukea (Port Moresby) by Curtain Brothers (PNG) Ltd.
Fresh water (treated) is available through pipes and can be restricted during certain periods Flooding or a dry spell). Prior arrangements can be done through the port authority or shipping agents.
1. Nako Marine Centre which has a slipway for small boats of less than 20m LOA and is located at the Sanderson Bay
2. Nawae Construction Ltd for building crane hire and slipway services can be contact for vessels greater than 20m LOA.
No waste disposal facility is available. Arrangement for disposal can be done with the Port Manager and National
Agriculture and Quarantine Inspection Authority (NAQIA) and removed by the Alotau Town Authority.
Alotau Stevedoring & Transport Ltd
P.O Box 28
Telephone: 641 1318/ 641 1090
|Palm Stevedoring & Transport Ltd|
P.O Box 354
Alotau Milne Bay Province
Telephone: 641 1318/ 641 1090
BULK HANDLING, RO-RO, LNG
(Liquefied Natural Gas), PASSENGER HANDLING, HEAVY LIFT & TANKER
The above mentioned facilities are not available. For further clarifi cation. Advice on the following facilities must be obtained from the Executive Manager (Operations) or the respective Port Manager prior to conducting any shipments.
PORT SECURITY (24 hrs)
Alotau Port is open for business based on shore cargo
or shipping movement/activities. Currently there are two
in-port shipping agents that represent the interest of the
shipowners or shipping principles.
PNG Ports Corporation Limited
P.O BOX 42
Miline Bay Province
Papua New Guinea
Telephone:+675 641 1266
Facsimile:+675 641 1276
|Business Manager||+675 641 1266/64/766 50540|
|Pilot (Harbour)||+675 641 0077/1266|
|Customs (Collector)||+675 641 0312|
|Health Officer||+675 641 1731|
|Quarantine Officer||+675 641 1365|
|Fire||+675 641 1055/641 1014|
|Police||+675 641 1222/641 1253|
|Ambulance||+675 641 1200|
|Technical Information Wharves|
|Barge Ramp||Width 8m Grade 1 in 12|
Tons per sqm
PNG Corporation Limited. Pilotage is compulsory. Pilot available and based in Alotau.
Lat: 10° 19.6'S Long: 150° 27'E. Sanderson Bay Light Ho Bearing 0245 ½ Tx 0.61M
Or Bad Weather
Lat: 10° 19.6'S Long: 150° 27'E. Sanderson Bay Light Ho Bearing 0245 ½ Tx 0.61M.
Call "Alotau Port Control" on VHF 12/16.
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.
Alotau Port Layout