|Kieta Port (above) is located on the eastern coast of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, near the township of Arawa. It has few inhabitants now, and is known mainly for its transport connections (wharf and airfield).|
|General Port Information|
|Chart No.||AUS 683|
|Time Zone:||Local time is 10 hours ahead of GMT.|
|Radio Communication||Call "Kieta Port Control" on VHF|
|Customs:||Port of entry|
|Pilotage:||Pilotage is not compulsory. Pilots are|
available at 48 hours notice from Rabaul. Currently closed.
|Bunkers:||Fuel: Not available.|
Water: Not available
There are no wharf mounted cranes, however, mobile cranes are available in most ports 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.
There are no bulk cargo facilities in Papua New Guinea, except for Anewa Bay (Copper Concetrate) and the Jant Wharf at Madang (Woodchip).
Under cover storage 2780sq.m.
Open storage 14,200sq.m.
Diesel available by road tanker. Suppliers: Shell and Mobile.
Freshwater is supplied only when there is a surplus.
Slipways, Ship Repairs & Maintenance
A new dry dock facility is in operation at Motukea (Port Moresby) by Curtain Brother (PNG) Ltd.
No waste disposal facility is available. Arrangement for disposal can also be done with the Shipping Agents and
Department of Health (Quarantine Section)
|RO-RO, TANKER, LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), PASSENGER HANDLING, HEAVY LIFT, WATER PROVIDER 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 Manag
PNG Ports Corporation Limited
P.O BOX 127
Autonomous Region of Bougainville
Papua New Guinea
Telephone:+675 276 9238
Facsimile:+675 276 9237
|Business Manager||+675 276 9003 / 76814358 / 71910395|
|Technical Information Wharves|
|Berth 3 (Feeder)||69m||10.0m||4.8m||2.3m|
|Barge Ramp||Width 12m Grade 1 in 8|
Tons per sqm
|Berth 1 (new)||3.30||T17||ST28||F20|
|Berth 2 &3||1.46||T9|
PNG Ports Corporation Limited. Pilotage is compulsory.
Pilots are available at 48 hours notice from Rabaul. Currently closed.
Or or Bad Weather
Call "Kieta Port Control" on VHF 12/16.
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.