Port of Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the busiest and most efficient international container ports in the world.

Fuels grades such as HSFO, VLSFO, MGO, LSMGO, Biodiesel etc. are available and can be supplied through Barges at Anchorage. Typically, fuel grades are basis ISO specs.

Port of Busan

In South Korea, the Naktong River’s mouth is where the Port of Busan is situated.

Generally, All the fuel grades such as IFO and MGO, LSMFO are available for bunkering and can be supplied at berth and anchorage through Barges. Pilotage is compulsory for busan port.

Port Kelang

Located on the western shores of Selangor state on the Kelang River off the on the Strait of Malacca, Port Klang is about six kilometers southwest of the city of Klang and about 38 kilometers southwest of Kuala Lumpur.

Port Klang is served by three major gateways called North Port, South Port (Southpoint) and Westports. There are 19 berths in North Port, 8 in South Port and 31 in Westport. In addition, the Kapar Power Station operates 2 berths while Boustead Cruise Centre Terminal operates 3 berths.


Outer Anchorages South Channel
Outer Anchorages North Channel
Inner Harbour Anchorage Areas
Deep Water Point (North)
Deep Water Point (South)
Deep Water Point (Reserve)
Northshore Anchorage

Hai Phong port

The Hai Phong port is one of the largest and most important seaports of Northern Vietnam. Although it was built by French colonizers in the late 18th Century, it has been upgraded for improving traffic in recent years. It is also one of the most modern seaports in South East Asia, with advanced navigation and networking facilities.

Hai Phong city is located close to the Red River Delta which is a strategic point for trade as well as international affairs. The close proximity to the China border, and excellent connectivity with major northern cities of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Da Nang makes this city a busy commercial hub.

Currently, Hai Phong port consists of 5 branches. The port area has 21 wharves with a total length of 3,567m with a design depth from -7.5m to -9.4m. The total area of ​​container yard at Chua Ve and Tan Vu port branches is 712,110m2 and 3,300 m2 for CFS warehouse at Chua Ve port.


As the seaport with the largest traffic volume in the North of Vietnam, Hai Phong Port is capable of receiving about 10 million tons / year, of which, Hoang Dieu Port Branch accounts for nearly 60% of the loading and unloading cargo. At the same time, the largest vessel can receive 40,000 DWT at Lan Ha transhipment area and the lowest with 700 DWT at Bach Dang buoy.


Currently, towards the goal of stable and sustainable development, Hai Phong port is implementing the investment project of Dinh Vu Port with 5 berths and increasing the ship’s tonnage to 55,000 DWT and in the future with 100,000 DWT in Lach. The district invests in IT infrastructure.

Da Nang Port

The Da Nang port is one of the largest ports in Central Vietnam. It is a connecting node between South Vietnam and North Vietnam, with a total coverage area of nearly 300,000 square metres.

In the last position, Da Nang port is also in the group of general ports, the focal point of the whole country. Da Nang port has three berth areas: Tien Sa – Son Tra, Lien Chieu and Tho Quang, of which, Tien Sa – Son Tra port is the main berth with a total yard area of ​​178.603m2 and 14.285m2 for the total area.

The maximum size of the vessel that can be accommodated in the port is 45,000 DWT, while port infrastructure is being improved to increase that capacity up to 50,000 DWT. It is a medium-size, deep water port and is strategic for maritime trade in the South China Sea.

The west bank of the D Nang port is dedicated to the Vietnamese Navy, while commercial vessels make land near the eastern bank. The whole Da Nang port is a natural harbour, with a channel depth of up to 13 metres at the mouth of river Han Giang, and houses an oil depot as well which is connected to the Bay through an oil pipeline.

The channel depth at the Da Nang port ranges from 10 to 17 metres which makes it ideal for all types of container ships, bulk carriers and liquid carriers as well. The port has a warehouse of 29,000 square metres and an open storage yard of 184,000 square metres. The port connects Central Vietnam to Thailand, Laos and Singapore through maritime ship routes and trading channels.

Saigon Port (Ho Chi Minh City)

Saigon is the old name of Ho Chi Minh City, which is the largest city in Vietnam, and also the most important trade centre in the country as well. The Ho Chi Minh City surrounds the Saigon River, which opens up in the South China Sea 20km northeast of the Mekong Delta.

The port is managed and operated by the Saigon Newport Company, which is a Government of Vietnam undertaking. It was opened for international trade by the French colonizers in 1860, and since then has been serving the country on the maritime trade front.

The port is the important nodal point for the Mekong Delta and the southeast region of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest industrial hub of Vietnam with prominent activities being shipbuilding, chemical manufacturing, seafood processing, agriculture and construction.

The Saigon Port is a deepwater seaport with channel depth ranging from 8.5 metres to 9.1 metres at different terminals. There are a number of terminals at the Saigon port that serve different purposes. For instance, the Cai Mep terminal is one of the most favoured ports by Australian and US freight liners due to its deepwater capabilities, while the Cat Lai, despite being the most modern container terminal, handles only Asian routes due to the low channel depth.

The Saigon old port has a total area of 500,000 square metres, while the new port is 452,700 square metres. The maximum vessel capability of the old port is 50,000 DWT while the new port can handle vessels up to 30,790 DWT.

Vung Tau Port

Vung Tau city is located on the face of the entrance of Saigon river in Ba-Ria Vung Tau province. The Vung Tau port is located on the southeast coastline of Vietnam. The port is a part of a cluster of multiple ports that majorly serve as the oil and gas trading hub of Vietnam. Vung Tau, along with Ho Chi Minh City is a major international entrance point of the country.

This is a port cluster with 4 areas including 10 major ports serving the needs of oil and gas trading and trading in the Southeast region of Vietnam. At the same time, Vung Tau port is one of two international gateways in Vietnam. 

in addition to 4 areas of Cai Mep – Sao Mai Ben Dinh, Phu My – My Xuan, Dinh River and Dam – Con Dao wharf area, Vung Tau port will expand 2 more berth areas in Long Son. and Sao Mai-Ben Dinh serving the petrochemical industry and passenger transport.


The Vung Tau port has a total length of 14km and an average channel depth of 4.5 metres. The maximum vessel size that can be accommodated in the port is 8000 GRT (gross register tonnage). The port has a warehouse of 12,000 square metres and cool storage of 950 MT for seafood transhipment goods. The shipyard in the Vung Tau port has electrical repairing facilities, general ship maintenance, and advanced telecommunication and navigation systems.

The Vung Tau port is being expanded for handling passenger traffic as well. The port cluster is a major trading hub for south and southeast Vietnam, and close proximity to Thailand and Malaysia makes it strategically significant as well.

Quang Ninh Port

Quang Ninh port is a very important part in the exclusive economic zone of Northern Vietnam. It is the second most significant port after Hai Phong. Major freight liners and transhipping container ships pass through Quang Ninh regularly.

Quang Ninh Port is a deep-sea port located in the key economic region of Northern Vietnam. The port has a total surface area of ​​154,700m2; total warehouse reaches 5400m2 and container yard up to 49000m2.


With favorable natural and climatic conditions and available facilities, Quang Ninh port is constantly developing and improving its technical and technological system while ensuring close security in order to improve service quality of yourself.


The Quang Ninh port has a total length of 36km with a channel depth of 10 to 20 metres at different positions. The total storage facility at the Quang Ninh port has a storage area of 154,700 square metres, a warehouse of 12,700 square metres and a container yard of 142,000 square metres. The Cai Lan port of the Quang Ninh cluster is the deepest and the largest seaport in North Vietnam and is under development to handle nearly 10 million MT of cargo annually.

Van Phong port

Located close to international routes with the shortest distance across the Pacific compared to Hong Kong and Singapore, Van Phong port has the potential to become an international transhipment port in Vietnam.

the international transhipment port in Vietnam is capable of receiving 5 million TEUs per year, with 8 berths for container ships with a capacity of up to 12,000 TEUs and 8 berths for feeders and the total port area of ​​405 ha. and the total berth length is up to 5,710m.


Currently, Tan Phong port has completed two terminals: My Giang and Doc Let and Ninh Thuy.

Quy Nhon port

Located in the center of Quy Nhon City – Binh Dinh Province and possessing natural conditions as well as favorable geographical location, Quy Nhon Port is considered as the leading port in the Central region ports with the ability to receive ships with a tonnage of 30,000 DWT and 50,000 DWT.


The port has a total surface area of ​​306,568m2; total warehouse area accounts for 30,732m2 with CFS warehouse 1,971m2; 201,000m2 of yard area with container yard accounts for 48,000 m2.

Cua Lo port

Cua Lo port belongs to Nghe An port cluster and is approved as an important container port in the group of seaports in the North Central region of Vietnam, with a port length of 3,020m with the capacity to receive ships of 30,000 DWT – 50,000 DWT.

Dung Quat Port

Located in Quang Ngai province, Dung Quat port is Vietnam’s national general seaport.

Dung Quat port consists of 2 port areas with a total warehouse area of ​​3,600m2 and a port yard of up to 50,000m2. Terminal 1 is the main port area in Dung Quat Bay capable of receiving 70,000 DWT ships with the function of loading and unloading, transporting all goods and equipment to build Dung Quat Oil Refinery. Meanwhile, wharf No. 2 at the mouth of Sa Ky seaport has the capacity to accommodate ships of 3,000 DWT, mainly for local maritime transport needs.

Chan May Port

Chan May Port is a general port of country located between the two urban centers of Hue – Da Nang. Besides the ability to receive container ships with a tonnage of 50,000 DWT, Chan May port is also selected by the Asian Yacht Association to build a stop for yachts in Southeast Asia with the ability to welcome cruise ships. The international calendar is 362m long and has a total capacity of 225,282 GRT.


Can Tho

Can Tho is a city in southern Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region. Set on the southern bank of the Hau River, it’s known for its canal network and nearby floating markets. The modern 2.75-km cable-stayed Can Tho Bridge spans the river. The busy Ninh Kieu waterfront is a hub for boat trips on surrounding waterways. Illuminated at night, Can Tho’s waterfront is home to floating restaurants, bars and hotels.

Dong Thap

Đồng Tháp is a southern Vietnamese province in the Mekong Delta, bordering Cambodia. In the north, the sprawling wetlands of Tràm Chim National Park are home to many species of birds including sarus cranes, herons and spot-billed ducks. Artifacts from the ancient Óc Eo civilization have been discovered at Gò Tháp archaeological area, a former military resistance base close to the provincial capital of Cao Lãnh.

Cam Pha

Cam Pha Port is in Quang Ninh, the number one center of Vietnam in terms of coal reserves. CAM PHA is a Medium-sized Port. The types of vessels regularly calling at CAM PHA are Fishing (58%), Cargo (15%), General Cargo (4%), Tanker (1%). 

Van Phong Port

Vân Phong Port is a deep-water port planned for development in Van Phong Bay, north of Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam. Vân Phong Bay has a natural average depth of 22 to 27 metres and is naturally protected by the Hòn Gốm Peninsula.

Port of Singapore

At the southernmost point of the Malay Peninsula and 30 kilometres southwest of the Malaysian port of Johor, the Port of Singapore connects to more than 600 ports in 123 countries. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore is the port’s owner and is responsible for its development and administration (MPA).

Available fuels include HSFO, VLSFO, MGO, LSMGO, biofuel, and LNG. Trucks and barges can be used for bunkering at OPL, Berth, and Anchorage. ISO spec 2017, 2010, etc. are generally available.

For every Marine Fuel Oil (MFO) bunker delivery in the Port of Singapore, the MPA-approved MFM system is required. The bunker tanker’s MFM system, as observed by the cargo officer, the chief engineer, and the bunker surveyor, shall be the basis for the supplied quantity of MFO specified in the Bunker Delivery Note. Only with the express consent of the Port Master are de-bunkering activities in ports permitted.

Bangkok Port (BKP)

popularly known as Khlong Toei Port , is an international port on the Chao Phraya River in Khlong Toei District of the Thai capital city, Bangkok. It is operated by the Port Authority of Thailand. The port also offers a conventional quay for loading and unloading cargo.

The Bangkok Port area is on the east side of the Chao Phraya River in Khlong Toei District occupying over 900 acres (3.6 km²). It was Thailand’s main international port, primarily a cargo port, though its inland location limits access to ships of 12,000 deadweight tonnes or less and not longer than 172 m (564 ft).

Specifications of Bangkok Port


Total length

No. of berth

East quay

1,528 m – 5,013 ft


West quay

1,660 m – 5,446 ft


Dolphin Khlong Toei

1,400 m – 4,593 ft


Dolphin Hua Sua

1,520 m – 4,987 ft


Mooring buoy at Sathu Pradit

1,580 m – 5,183 ft


Laem Chabang

Thailand’s largest port occupies 10.41 km2 (4 sq.mi) and is capable of handling the largest (Post-Panamax) vessels.

Laem Chabang includes:

Seven container terminals

One multipurpose terminal

One ro-ro terminal

One passenger ro-ro terminal

One general cargo terminal

One shipyard terminal

Adjacent Harbor Mall

The Port Authority of Thailand is responsible for the port overall. It engages private sector contractors to manage various port operations

Map Ta Phut

The Port of Map Ta Phut is located in south central Thailand on the shores of the Gulf of Thailand about 27 kilometers east of Sattahip Commercial Port and about 150 nautical miles southeast (about 220 kilometers by road) of the Port of Bangkok.

The Port of Map Ta Phut is a high-volume, high-capacity industrial port serving the area’s heavy industries. It is Thailand’s biggest industrial port, offering one-stop services that meet the highest international standards.

The Port of Map Ta Phut’s public terminals contain terminals, warehouses, open yards, and ample equipment. The public terminals include the general cargo berth operated under a 30-year concession by Thai Prosperity Terminal Company Ltd. The liquid cargo berth is operated under a 30-year concession by Thai Tank Terminal Company Ltd. The Port of Map Ta Phut also contains dedicated terminals used by specific companies: the Rayong Bulk Terminal, the National Fertilizer Terminal, the Alliance Refining Terminal, the Maptaphut Tank Terminal, and the Glow SPP3 Terminal.

The Thai Prosperity Terminal (TPT) Company Ltd operates the Port of Map Ta Phut Multipurpose Terminal serving customers in the Maptaphut Industrial Estate. TPT manages the Port of Map Ta Phut’s Multipurpose Terminal as a common-use port serving international vessels and facilitating the discharge of general, bulk, and specialized cargoes and containers.

The Port of Map Ta Phut Multipurpose Terminal is a modern facility that includes two berths. The main berth is 330 meters long with alongside depth of 12.5 meters, and it can accommodate vessels to 60 thousand DWT. The small vessel berth is 150 meters long with alongside depth of 6 meters. The terminal’s back-up area covers 80 thousand square meters including 75 thousand square meters of open yard for general cargo, containers, heavy-lift and bulk cargoes. The warehouse of over four thousand square meters handles a variety of cargoes.


The existing TPI terminal consists of 3 berth wharfs. The terminal can handle various cargoes i.e. Ethylene, Prolylene, ABS Monomers, crude oil and other petroleum products with the aid of marine unloading arms or flexible hoses.

Prior to designating a vessel suitable for ship unloading/loading, TPI require vessel particulars for examination. The notice of shore loading and safety check list are issued by TPI staffs at TPI terminal and ship staff have to follow up with out delay in order to carry out the ship unloading/loading with good performance and safe.

Berthing/unberthing is permitted only during daytime from 0600-1800 hrs. The assigned pilot will board the vessel at the anchorage area and will assist the master in manoeuvring the vessel to berth.

The assigned tugboat of adequate power will normally assist the vessel in berthing/unberthing. They will also standby in the vicinity nearby and ready to take the master’s or TPI’s loading master’s order regarding abrupt change in weather condition.

Two mooring boats are used to send lines ashore.

Important notice:

All mooring equipment and lines must be in top working condition.

Synthetic tails without proper connection of spliced mooring lines are not allowed.

Mixed moorings are occasionally acceptable as long as they are not used in the same direction or points.

While maneuvering for berthing at TPI terminal, it is essential that the vessel’s engine performs promptly and accurately.

Self-tension winches fitted with automatic rendering and hauling should not be used in automatic mode while the vessel is moored. This is because they may not always hold in position while at berth.

A sufficient number of personnel to deal with an emergency must be presented on board the vessel at all time during the vessel’s stay at berth.

While the vessel is at berth, her boilers, main engines, steering machinery and other equipment essential for maneuvering should be maintained in a condition that will permit the vessel to move away from the berth at short notice.

All vessels while lying alongside TPI terminal must strictly follow TPI terminal’s rules and regulations.


Phuket is located on the W seaboard of Thailand on the Andaman Sea. The port stands in Makham Bay, which is on the E coast of Phuket Island, 4nm S of Phuket town. General overview: The port is operated by Chao Phraya Terminal International Co Ltd and comprises two berths for general cargo. Some cargo is loaded and unloaded by lighter at working anchorage in Tha Rua Phuket and up to 9nm NE. Lighters discharge at Thaisarco Pier in the port of Phuket or at the lighter wharf in KlongTha Chin. Imports: General cargo and petroleum coke, equipment and tin. Exports: Rubber, latex and ilmenite ore. Traffic figures: Approx 420,000t general cargo 32,000TEU and 500,000 passengers handled annually. Load line zone: Tropical. Max size: LOA 213m, beam 25m, draught 9.4m.



  • Break Bulk
  • Container
  • Liquid
  • Passenger


Songkhla deep-sea port lies immediately outside the entrance to Songkhla Lake in a Location known as Outer Khao Daeng. It is located in the Country of Thailand. The Cargo handled at Port includes General Cargo, Containers, Fertilizer, building materials, rubber, containers, latex and Frozen Food. Approx 1,800,000t of cargo and 140,000TEU handled annually. Max size: Dry Cargo: LOA 173m, draught 8.2m, beam 25m, approx 20,000DWT. Tankers: LOA 200m, draught 8.0m, 30,000DWT.

Songkhla Port is managed and operated by Chao Phaya Terminal International Co Ltd. There are also oil and gas berths at the petroleum pier. Main Cargoes handled: Imports: General cargo, containers, fertilizer, frozen fish, and building materials.


  • Break Bulk
  • Container
  • Liquid
  • LPG
  • Ro-Ro


Sattahip Commercial Port (Thai) lies on the northern coast of the Gulf of Thailand on Sattahip Bay. Its deep-water port is an alternative to the Port of Bangkok’s relatively shallow waters.

Sattahip Commercial Port’s Juksamet Port is one of Thailand’s few deep-water ports. It is also home to the largest naval base for the Royal Thai Navy and its only aircraft carrier.

Sattahip Commercial Port’s Chuk Samet is the commercial port area. It contains the East and West Quays. The East Quay is 360 meters long with alongside depth of 9.14 meters. It can accommodate vessels to 150 meters long with maximum draft of 7.8 meters. The West Quay is 540 meters long with alongside depth of 9.75 meters, and it can accommodate vessels to 180 meters long with maximum draft of 9 meters. The Oil Jetty at the Sattahip Commercial Port is 198 meters long with alongside depth of 10.3 meters, and it can accommodate vessels to 27 thousand DWT. The Sattahip Commercial Port’s Tung Prong is the Navy Port. It contains four deep-draft berths with a minimum depth of 18.3 meters.

Si Racha

Sriracha Harbour is located on the centre of the E seaboard region.


General overview: The port is a private deepwater terminal designed for handling bulk, general and container cargoes and now developed to accommodate passenger and cruise vessels. The pier has its root 1.3km NE of Laem Hin Khao (13°08.3’N 100°54.1’E).

Traffic figures: The harbour can handle in excess of 3,000,000t annually. Max size: Harbour Pier: There is no limitation of vessel length or airdraught, max draught not to exceed 14.5m, max size 100,000DWT. Largest vessel handled: “Tahir Kaptan”, LOA 256.9m, 124,100DWT, 66,234GT.


  • Break Bulk
  • Container
  • Dry Bulk
  • Passenger
  • Ro-Ro

Port of Brisbane

The Port of Brisbane is the largest seaport in the state of Queensland. This port is responsible for more than 28 million of cargo each year, as well as 2600 ships and is ranked at the Maritime Security Level

Brisbane is well known for its strict environmental regulations and focus on ecological balance.

Approximately 31,878,000 tonnes of cargo, 896,205 TEU and 2000 ships are handled every year at the Brisbane port. It can accommodate vessels with a maximum LOA of 294 m, beam of 45 m and a 15 m draught.

The port comprises 27 wharves with a total quay length of more than 1700 m. Out of these 7 docks are dedicated to RoRo cargo, while 5 berths handle only liquid bulk, including chemicals. The port also has a passenger berth for handling cruise ships and yachts.

The port’s Container terminal incorporates 8 berths spanning 1600 m. It is leased to two stevedoring companies, the DP World Brisbane, which owns port equipment such as the Panamax and post-Panamax cranes, while the Port Brisbane Corporation owns the wharves and carries out port improvements.

It also has a specialised coal berth, a grain dock, a clinker plant and also a separate berth for handling wood chips at the Drybulk terminal. The liquid bulk terminal has 4 berths for dealing with crude oil, linked through pipelines to the port’s 2 oil refining plants.

Port of Sydney

Situated on the eastern Australian coast, the Sydney port is a natural harbour that provides commercial shipping as well as recreational services. Offering ship repair, bunkering and logistics, the port is among Australia’s prominent container handling facilities dealing with varied cargo such as petroleum goods, dry bulk, conventional cargo and containers. It also handles shipments of machinery, household items, chemicals, paper, packaged food, fruits and veggies.

Spanning 42 hectares, it comprises 11 berths and some private berths at the Gore cove. It also has a bulk terminal with three dedicated berths for handling sugar, cement and salt, while the liquid bulk terminal handles mainly LPG and chemicals. Sydney port also boasts of being the only Australian facility having two cruise ship terminals. It handles around 29,205,000 tonnes of cargo, including 1,777,000 TEU and 250,000 passengers every year.

Port of Fremantle

It is one of the largest Australian ports, located at the entrance of the Swan River on the country’s southwestern coastline. It is not only a busy commercial port but also a cultural centre and a renowned cruise destination. Comprising an inner harbour and an outer harbour, it spans 160 hectares. Around 25,045,192 tonnes of cargo, 500,000 TEU, 1580 ships and 1450 passengers are handled at the port annually.

The inner harbour accommodates container ships, naval vessels, and cruises and has facilities for handling vehicles, livestock and general cargo. It includes the North dock, which houses 2 container terminals and numerous general cargo berths. The Victoria Wharf has a ferry terminal, a small market and a museum. The outer port deals with dry and liquid bulk cargo like grains, caustic soda, alumina, sands, cement clinker, sulphur etc.

Port of Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne is one of the most important shipping ports in Australia. It’s also the fourth-largest container port in the Southern hemisphere. The port is important for the local economy as it supports the region’s pastoral and mining sectors, including numerous local industries by exporting their products such as tiles, bricks, uranium, fruits, pearls, zinc and lead concentrates, LNG, container goods, livestock and fodder.

Around 1500 ships, 3775,638 tonnes of cargo and 9000 TEU are handled at this port every year. The biggest ship that berthed at the port was the Saiko Maru weighing 81,000 DWT. The port is also a major exporter of cattle and is transforming into a crucial regional oil and natural gas hub linked with the world’s major terminals.

It has numerous wharves with designated berths for handling diverse cargo. The iron ore dock comprises a 145 m long berth with two mooring dolphins for accommodating the biggest bulk carriers. Similarly, the fort hill dock spans 310 m and has multipurpose berths with inbuilt ramps for handling roro.

The Stokes hill wharf has berths utilised by cruises, naval ships, charter ships and fishing boats. Ship repair and maintenance services are provided at the port’s fishing harbour and Mooring basin located at Frances Bay. It has 80 berths equipped with showers, washrooms, workshops etc. At the western end of the wharf is a precinct, an 1800 sq m facility housing a tourist help desk, cafes, restaurants and souvenir shops.

Port of Hedland

The Port of Hedland is the biggest container port in all of Australia as well as all of Oceania.

The port links with several other ports within Oceania, ranking it at a Maritime Security Level 1. They are also known for their advanced infrastructure and cyclone tracking and forecast technology.

The Port of Hedland lies on the north western coast in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and boasts of being the largest bulk export facility in the world, mainly dealing with shipments of iron ore. Other commodities handled at the port include ammonium, fuel oils, lithium, project cargo, breakbulk like cement, Roro, conventional cargo, salt, sulphuric acid, copper, chromite and livestock.

The inner port incorporates 12 berthing areas out of which 4 berths are owned and operated by the Pilbara ports authority while six are operated by BHP Billiton, a mining company. The last two berths are leased to Fortescue Metals Group. Currently, the port is being expanded for the construction of two additional wharves for accommodating increased iron ore and lithium exports. The port is accessible to the biggest ships with an LOA of 330 m and a draught of 19.9 m.

Port Hedland has a natural deep anchorage harbour which, as well as being the main fuel and container receival point for the region, was seen as perfect for shipment of the iron ore being mined in the ranges located inland from the town. Other major resource activities supported by the town include the offshore natural gas fields, salt, manganese, and livestock.

Port of Dampier

The Port of Dampier is also located in Western Australia, just near the Port of Hedland. Dampier is actually the second largest port in Australia, as it has merged with the Port of Hedland to form the Pilbara Ports Authority along with a number of other ports. This port in particular is responsible mainly for handling iron shipments.

Dampier is a major industrial port in the Pilbara region in the northwest of Western Australia.[2] It is located near the city of Karratha and Port Walcott.

Dampier Port is part of the Dampier Archipelago and is primarily a port for the export of iron ore from Rio Tinto mines, LNG and salt. The port services petrochemical, salt, iron ore and natural gas export industries. Rio Tinto exports large volumes of iron ore, especially Pilbara blend through the port, and in September 2010 announced plans to expand capacity. At the 2011 census, Dampier had a population of 1,341.

Port of Wellington

The Port of Wellington is the only major port in Oceania that is actually outside of Australia but still considered to be a part of the country’s chain of ports. With a yearly cargo of 15 million tons, the Port of Wellington handles domestic and international shipping linked to railroad and transportation.

Port of Darwin

Darwin is one of the up-and-coming seaports in Australia as it is the gateway to Asia.

The port is important for the local economy as it supports the region’s pastoral and mining sectors, including numerous local industries by exporting their products such as tiles, bricks, uranium, fruits, pearls, zinc and lead concentrates, LNG, container goods, livestock and fodder.

Around 1500 ships, 3775,638 tonnes of cargo and 9000 TEU are handled at this port every year. The port is also a major exporter of cattle and is transforming into a crucial regional oil and natural gas hub linked with the world’s major terminals.

It has numerous wharves with designated berths for handling diverse cargo. The iron ore dock comprises a 145 m long berth with two mooring dolphins for accommodating the biggest bulk carriers. Similarly, the fort hill dock spans 310 m and has multipurpose berths with inbuilt ramps for handling roro.

The Stokes hill wharf has berths utilised by cruises, naval ships, charter ships and fishing boats. Ship repair and maintenance services are provided at the port’s fishing harbour and Mooring basin located at Frances Bay. It has 80 berths equipped with showers, washrooms, workshops etc. At the western end of the wharf is a precinct, an 1800 sq m facility housing a tourist help desk, cafes, restaurants and souvenir shops.

Port of Adelaide

Adelaide port lies just a few kilometres inland from the St Vincent Gulf in Adelaide city and is the prime shipping port of Southern Australia and a crucial maritime gateway exporting vehicles, grains, automobile parts, ores, concentrates and wine. It also deals with containers, metals, steel and iron goods, mineral sands and agro-based products. Adelaide port handles more than 110 million tonnes of cargo and over 1000 ships annually.

Comprising an outer and inner port area having over 21 wharves, the port is one of the earliest historic settlements of the region, having direct maritime connections with major Middle Eastern and Asian ports while it receives shipments from the United States and South East Asia.

The inner port has 18 wharves that mainly handle RORO and bulk cargo such as processed meat, fruits, wool, soda ash, cement, tallow, metals and manufactured goods. It is decked with modern port equipment and cold storage facilities along with 6 silos, grain elevators and the biggest cranes for handling imports of timber, petrol, fertilisers, paper etc.

The outer port has six specialised berths for dealing with general cargo and livestock. It also houses the port’s container terminal, which handles all the container goods on its two designated docks spanning 600 m, directly connected to the country’s main cities via railways and roadways. Covering 24 hectares with a total storage space of 3500 sq m, the terminal is equipped with 150 reefer plugs.

Port of Newcastle

Newcastle port lies at the mouth of the river Hunter and is a major coal export facility covering 455 hectares with 5500 m of wharfage. Additionally, the port also has facilities for dealing with container goods, Roro, bulk, general cargo and tankers. It receives shipments of alumina, cement, fertilisers, chemicals, petroleum, coke, and phosphate and exports coal, grains, iron and steel, woodchips, zinc ore, and mineral concentrate. Approximately 3,3200 ships, 114,505,000 tonnes of cargo and 11,500 TEU are handled at Newcastle port.

The eastern port area has numerous berths with a draft of 12 m, a 4-hectare general cargo storage area and a 7119 sq m warehouse space. The western port handles grains and is equipped with an automated conveyor belt system for easy operations along with 2 silos with a capacity of storing 150,000 tonnes. Another berth is utilised for dealing with project cargo.

Steelworks wharf caters to the shipments of copper, lead and zinc and has a 50,000-ton storage facility. The port’s Carrington Coal terminal covers 41 hectares and has three wharves with a maximum capacity of handling 25 million tonnes of coal annually. Another terminal called the Kooragang spans 160 hectares and has a capacity for handling 76 million tonnes of cargo annually.

The dry bulk terminal deals with fertilisers, phosphates, and ores on its 3 specialised berths. Equipped with 10,000 m sheds, it also has two yards with a storage capacity of 30,000 tonnes. The port’s liquid bulk terminal has 9 storage tanks for keeping 9000m3 of oil and tallow.

Port Jackson

Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The harbour is an inlet of the Tasman Sea (part of the South Pacific Ocean).


A deep seaport and a river port are both part of the Port of Shanghai, which is close to the city of Shanghai.

Bunker fuels such as HSFO, VLSFO, MGO, LSMGO, and other fuels are available and can be supplied through Barges. Generally, the fuel grades are in accordance with ISO 2005 specs.


The Port of Tokyo is one of the largest Japanese seaports and one of the largest seaports in the Pacific Ocean basin.

Bunker fuels suck as IFO, MGO, LSMGO and LNG are available and can be supplied through Barge and truck at designated berth and Anchorage. Fuel grade are typically of ISO standard.