Apra Port (GUAPR)

Port Code GUAPR City Apra
Port Name APRA Country/Region USA GU
Category Port City Route WEST PACIFIC
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Apra Port (GUAPR)


      It is located on the west coast of Guam (full name: Guam), at the southern end of Mariana Islands in the North Pacific, and about 2860n miles east of Hawaii (Hawaii).As an "unincorporated territory" of the United States, Guam has the power of local self-government and is under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of the interior.The residents of Guam are United States citizens, but they do not participate in United States elections. They have their own governor and capital (aganna), and they have a representative of the house of Representatives, but they do not have the right to vote in the house of Representatives.The economy is dominated by tourism, with a per capita income of US $7675.The main industries are construction, textile, food processing and oil refining.Crops include rice, coconut, tobacco, cocoa, coffee, fruit, etc.There is an American naval and Air Force Base on the island.There are regular flights at the International Airport.It has a tropical rain forest climate.The annual average temperature is 26 ℃.The typhoon season is from August to December.The annual average rainfall is more than 2000 mm.The tidal range in the harbor is about 0.61m.The main berths in the port area are as follows: type of berths, length of coastline (m), maximum water depth (m), container 4 750 10.6 oil quay 2 470 16.7 6 1220 handling equipment, including various shore cranes, container cranes, forklifts and tugs,Among them, the maximum lifting capacity of the container crane is 140 tons, and there are 254-304.8 mm oil pipelines for loading and unloading oil.The largest reliable oil tanker at the terminal is 100000 DWT.The ballast tank can hold 80000 barrels.In 1992, the container throughput reached 146000 TEU.

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Summary of GUAPR

Apra Port (port code: GUAPR) is a seaport on the west coast of Guam. It is over 1,400 nautical miles south of Tokyo and about 2860 nautical miles east of Hawaii.
The port contains the port for the island of Guam. The island comes under the jurisdiction of the USA and has a large naval base in the inner harbor in addition to its commercial activities in the outer harbor.
The port offers facilities for handling break bulk, containers and liquid. It handles approximately 1.9 million tons of cargo, 100,000TEU and 2,139 vessels annually. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are military vessels, accounting for about 38%; cargo vessels, taking up around 28%; and tankers and dredging vessels, each taking a proportion of 14%.