Samarai Port (PGSAM)

Port Code PGSAM / PGSQT City Samarai Island
Port Name SAMARAI Country/Region Papua New Guinea
Category Port City Route SOUTH PACIFIC
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Samarai Port (PGSAM)


      The southernmost port of Papua New Guinea. The maximum draft is 7.8m. The loading density of water is 1025. The maximum tidal range is 1 m and the minimum tidal range is 0.2 M. Prevailing southeast and northwest monsoon. No pilotage, VHF channels 16, 12, 8 and 6, call sign "Samarai port control" are used for communication. The working hours are from 7:00 to 23:00, and the working hours can last 24 hours after the contact between the ore carrier and the oil tanker. Port service facilities are: ship repair, fueling, small boats, medical, fresh water, supplies, repatriation, dry dock, traction and sewage. The main dock is located at 10 degrees 36 minutes 64 seconds south, 150 degrees 39 minutes 6 seconds East, 93.2 meters long and 12.8 meters wide. The area of transit warehouse is 948 square meters, and the area of open warehouse is 140 square meters. The wharf can carry a load of 0.97 T / m2, and sometimes a limited supply of fresh water is available on the wharf. Diesel oil is supplied by shell oil company through oil pipes. To the west of the main wharf are private quays and boat docks. The carrying capacity of the boat wharf is 0.97 T / m2.

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Summary of PGSAM

Samarai Port (Port Code: PGSAM/IDSRI) is a port located on the extreme southeastern tip of Papua New Guinea. The port, which has been superseded by Alotau on the mainland for commercial shipping, is visited by cruise vessels and pleasure craft. It is a significant trading port and stop-over between Australia and East Asia. The port comprises one main wharf available to ocean going vessels and one private coastal wharf. Samarai is mainly used for fishing, small cargo trade for the export of copra and importing diesel for the generator.