Sibu Operation Centre



The Rajang River flows through the central region of Sarawak and the town of Sibu is an important commercial and financial centre. Timber logging & timber-related products industry and other agro-based industries are the main economic activities of the Rajang Basin.

 

Sibu is the main operations centre and lies on latitude 02° 24N and longtitude 116°56E. It is about 113km from the mouth of the Batang Rajang.

The general cargo-container berths can accommodate two ships each of 154m length. The deck loading specification is 672 lb/sq.ft for live stacking loads. Laden 20 ft. containers can be stacked two-high while laden 40 ft. containers can be stacked one-high on the 2 wharf deck. Storage facilities at Sibu Centre comprise four transit sheds, a dangerous goods shed, an open yard and a container yard.

 

 




Description

Port Centres

Sibu

Sarikei

Sg. Merah

Tg. Manis*

Bintangor

Area

11 hectares

1.1 hectares

0.1 hectares

40.5 hectares

1 hectares

Approaches – Length of route from entrance:
Rajang River Channel
Paloh River Channel

 

113km
82km

 

49km
-

 

116km
92km

 

30km
-

 

66km
-

Maximum GRT

10,000 tonnes

3,000 tonnes

2,500 tonnes

32,000 tonnes

2,500 tonnes

Number of berths

4

2

1

1

1

Length of berth

448 metres

146 metres

49 metres

203 metres

49 metres

Depth alongside

8.5 metres

7.6 metres

4.6 metres

10 metres

4.6 metres

Transit Shed Capacity

11,650 m2

3,604 m2

-

9,259 m2

1,151m2

Open Storage

2,361 m2

524 m2

-

18,180 m2

1,897 m2

Container Yard

47,612 m2

1,200 m2

-

-

-

General Cargo Annual Capacity

450,000 tonnes

104,000 tonnes

400,000 tonnes

200,000 tonnes

28,500 tonnes

Container Annual Capacity

115,000 TEUs

1,000 TEUs

-

25,800 TEUs

-

Reefer Point

25

3

-

4

-


*run, managed and operated by an appointed port operator