“Largest Two Ports in Vanuatu”

Find Busiest Vanuatu Port

Vanuatu comprised of approximately 80 islands spanning 1,300 kilometers. They consist of a chain of 13 major and numerous minor islands. The islands form an irregular Y shape and stretch 400 miles (650 km) north-south.

The Republic of Vanuatu relies heavily on inter-island shipping services to connect its outer islands to the central port hub. The shipping industry provides routes for cargo shipment as well as other services.

Vanuatu has two major international ports that serve as cargo hubs for the country. Please see the details below for more information on available sea transporters.

Port Vila
Port Vila
PMB 9056 1st Floor, Pilioko Building Port Vila Republic of Vanuatu

Port Vila is Vanuatu’s commercial and economic capital. It has 13 large and about 70 smaller islands in the Pacific Ocean.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port consists of three bays
  • Has a deep and large government dock
  • Well-protected for all vessels
  • Accessible facilities for all types of cargoes
  • Primary export is copra
Port of Santo
Port of Santo
Ports & Marine Department PO Box 148 Santo Vanuatu

The Port of Santo is a multi-function port. It is situated on the Ozama River, on the south coast of the Dominican Republic.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port handles: general cargo, cruise vessels, dry and liquid bulk
  • Santo Port Authority authorized the port
  • Anchorage depth – 23.2 meters
  • Oil terminal depth – 20.1 to 21.3 meters
  • Maximum vessel size – LOA 360 meters, draught 9.1 meters
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