Operation Centre

Operation Centre


Port Centres



Sg. Merah



11 hectares

1.1 hectares

0.1 hectares

1 hectares

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





Maximum GRT

10,000 tonnes

3,000 tonnes

2,500 tonnes

2,500 tonnes

Number of berths





Length of berth

448 metres

146 metres

49 metres

49 metres

Depth alongside

8.5 metres

7.6 metres

4.6 metres

4.6 metres

Transit Shed Capacity

11,650 m2

3,604 m2



Open Storage

2,361 m2

524 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

28,500 tonnes

Container Annual Capacity

115,000 TEUs

1,000 TEUs



Reefer Point






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.

Sarikei Operation Centre

Sarikei is situated about 48km from the mouth of the Rajang River. The port has a 146m long general cargo/container berth which can accomodate vessels of up to 3000 dwt with draughts of 7.6m. The port has two transit sheds.

Sarikei serves as both a centre for the export of agricultural products and consumer goods for Sarikei town and its surrounding area.

Sungai Merah Jetty

Sungei Merah is situated on the eastern bank of the Igan River, about 5km downstream from the confluence of the Rajang River. The jetty is about 91km from the mouth of the Paloh River and about 116km from the mouth of the Rajang River.

There is one 48.8m long wharf used primarily for the handling of fuel oil in bulk. The wharf is limited to vessels of 75m length and with draughts of 4.6m because of the narrowness of the river.