Kavieng Port (PGKAV)

Port Code PGKAV / PGKVG City Kavieng
Port Name KAVIENG Country/Region Papua New Guinea
Category Port City Route SOUTH PACIFIC
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Kavieng Port (PGKAV)


      Port at the northern end of New Zealand, Papua New Guinea.The maximum draft is 7.0 meters.The loading density of water is 1025.The tidal range is 1.2 meters, northwest wind prevails and pilotage is not compulsory, but it can be obtained from labour port when necessary.There is no radio station.Working hours: 7:40-16:15.Port service facilities are: medical and fresh water, no ship repair, fueling, dry dock, boats, traction, sewage, supplies and repatriation.The general cargo / bulk terminal is 94m long, 12m wide and 7.01M deep.There are transit warehouses and open warehouses.

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Summary of PGKAV

Kavieng (Port Code:PGKAV), the principal port of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, offers a sheltered harbour protected from ocean swells although vessels on the berth,and is both a trading and tourist destination. Located on Balgai Bay at the island’s northern tip, it is a port of call for interisland and Australian shipping and handles copra, cocoa, and trochus and green snail shells (for buttons). The coral-surfaced 120-mile (193-km) East Coast Road links Kavieng with coastal plantations and villages, and the town has air facilities to other parts of the country.