Other Major Ports in Oceania
Port of Suva is located in Suva City on Fiji Island. It serves as the commercial center of the country. Suva serves the needs of the industries of the region, city and the country. Various shipyards and container yards have been built around the port to keep the business going at a steady speed. It has five berth locations and a terminal storage of 10,000 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units, aka shipping containers).
The Port of Saipan is located in the Northern Mariana Islands. The main features of this port are an underground sewage disposal system, maximum permissible anchorage of 6.1 meters, linear berthing space of 2600 meters, 22 acres of container yard, and frequent sunset cruises to attract tourists.
Port of Apia serves as the gateway to the Samoa Islands. Samoa Ports Authority takes care of the port and its operations. The port handles approximately 97% of the cargo arriving in the country. Major features of the port are 185 meter long berth and floating fleet development.
Port of Madang is located in Papua New Guinea and it acts as a connecting point between Australia and Asia. It has a barge ramp of 70 meters and permissible loading of up to 2.44 tonnes per square meter.
Port of Dili is the main port and commercial center of East Timor Island. It connects the island to other islands of Oceania and serves as an interface between the air and sea transportation mediums of the island.