Pangai, Haapai Islands, Tonga
Pangai port (Port Code:TOPAN) is a small port which is located on the Ha'apai group of islands in the centre of the Tonga group. The port of Pangai is owned and operated by the Government of Tonga under the Ministry of Marine and Ports. The Taufa'ahau Wharf is the main activity centre at the port, mostly accommodating domestic vessels. However the growing importance of the tourism industry attracts larger cruise liners to visit the anchorage area approx 2.0nm from the main wharf. Small size oil carriers engaged in international trade also visit the port. Port of Pangai belongs to Ministry of Marine and Ports and it is Harbor. The Port is only used by inter-island ferries and smaller inter-island shipping vessels. The wharf’s draft is the limiting factor with a maximum draft of 1.5m. There are no handling facilities.