The port of Pare Pare is located on the West coast of Sulawesi.
The coast around the port is sandy and muddy and so is the sea bottom.
There are two coral reefs located west of the harbour, Karang Tete and Karang Laubang.
The access channel is 3 nautical miles long, 0.5 nm wide with a depth of -11m00 LWS.
The port was not in compliance with the ISPS code in 2009 but, as all Indonesian ports, it is perfectly closed with security guards at the gates.
Cruise ships clearance procedure.
Cruise ships arriving in Indonesia should normally schedule their cruise itinerary calling first one of the Indonesian Port of Entry (see list below).
- In case the cruise ships carries less than 200 passengers, the clearance is granted on vessel’s arrival in Indonesia and the visa delivered to those passengers which are able to get visa on arrival (See list). Enroute clearance is not necessary.
- In case the vessel carries more than 200 passengers, clearance has to be carried out enroute to Indonesia. The cruise operator has to organize it with his shipping agent in Indonesia to have a team of immigration officers joining the cruise ships to the last foreign port before Indonesia. Clearance and visa will be processed enroute to Indonesia. The number of Indonesian officials joining the cruise ship will depend of the number of the number of passengers and crewmembers onboard.
When the cruise operator has no alternative than having the first Indonesian port not being an Indonesian Port of Entry, the second option applies (Enroute clearance) irrespective of the number of passengers onboard.
List of the Indonesian port of Entry
- Sekupang, Citra Tritunas (Harbour Bay); Nongsa; Marina Teluk Senimba; & Batam Centre, Batam, Riau
- Bandar Bintan Telani Lagoi & Bandar Sri Udana Lobam, Tanjung Uban, Riau
- Sri Bintan Pura, Tanjung Pinang, Riau
- Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau
- Belawan, Medan, North Sumatera
- Sibolga, Sibolga, North Sumatera
- Yos Sudarso, Dumai, Riau
- Teluk Bayur, Padang, West Sumatera
- Tanjung Priok, Jakarta
- Tanjung Mas, Semarang, Central Java
- Padang Bai, Karang Asem, Bali
- Benoa, Badung, Bali
- Bitung, Bitung, North Sulawesi
- Soekarno-Hatta, Makassar, South Sulawesi
- Pare-pare, Pare-pare, South Sulawesi
- Maumere, Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara
- Tenau, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara
- Jayapura, Jayapura, Papua
Only citizens of following countries FREE VISA for entering Indonesia (11 countries) if they are entering via gate ports of Indonesia, but if they are entering via non gate ports, they must pay visa on arrival (VOA) USD 25 / pax - valid for 30 days.
- BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
- HONG KONG SAR
- MACAO SAR
The 64 countries below are no longer free visa. They will get a visa on arrival (VOA) when they are entering the country via gate ports (effective from 26th January 2010) – The cost is USD 25 / pax valid for 30 days.
35. NEW ZEALAND
42. SAUDI ARABIA
43. SOUTH AFRICA
44. SOUTH KOREA
49. TAIWAN TERRITORY
50. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
51. UNITED KINGDOM
54. CZECH REPUBLIC
64. TIMOR LESTE
If the vessel has onboard passengers which are not entitled to get visa on arrival in Indonesia and which have no visa, the cruise operator should inform the shipping agent in order to approach and inform the immigration officer at first port entry then asking a visa dispensation as tourist at a cost of from USD 50 to USD 100/ pax.
Israeli passport holders are restricted in Indonesia.
GATE PORTS OF INDONESIA:
OTHER GATE PORTS
Entikong, Entikong, West Kalimantan
* If the citizen which is include in 64 countries above entering Indonesia via GATE PORTS, they are able to be given VISA ON ARRIVAL (VOA) and visa costs : US$ 25 / pax - valid for 30 days.
** If the citizen which is include in 64 countries above entering Indonesia via NON GATE PORTS, they must obtain visa and visa must be arranged at the local Indonesian Consulate abroad or you must submit a letter to the Immigration Head Office in Jakarta requesting an exemption that visa costs to be paid in cash on board or via bank-transfer (via PELNI AGENT)
*** If the citizen which is NOT INCLUDE in 64 countries above entering Indonesia via GATE PORTS or NON GATE PORTS, they must in possession of visa before entering Indonesia (it must be arranged at the local Indonesian Consulate abroad).
|Temperature||Average of 26°C.|
|Winds||The rainy season lasts from November to April while the dry season is from May to October. Bad weather including strong winds occurs in December and January. The average wind speed is 7 knots.|
|Current||Presence of a tidal current Northerly with the flood tide and Southerly with the ebb tide, speed 1 to 2 knots.|
|Tidal range||1m50 maximum|
|Access channel||The access channel is 3 nautical miles long, 0.5 nm wide with a depth of -11m00 LWS.
The entrance channel of Pare Pare is dredge down to -11m00 LWS in depth while the port ensures a depth alongside the berth of -11m00 LWS depending on the berths.
|Main cruise berth||The total length of the pier is 280 meters.|
|Other points||The port of Pare Pare often has two ferries alongside the same day. Since cruise ships have priory, normally one of the ferry moves at anchor while the cruise ship goes alongside but, since the operation may take some time, cruise ships should arrive with sunrise.|
|For additional information you can also contact directly the Harbour Master of the port of Benoa - Captain Ali Sodikin - email firstname.lastname@example.org - Cell +62 812 30886882 or +62 878 53396688.|
|Is Pilotage Compulsory||Yes|
|Address||Jalan Gajah Mada N°14|
|Jakarta Pusat 10130 - Indonesia|
|Phone||+62 21 6385 7747|
|Fax||+62 21 6386 4837|
|Contact||Mrs. Erna Srl Emawati, Cruise Agency Department|
|PT Andhika GAC|
|Address||Wisma Staco, 2nd Floor, Suite 201228|
|Jalan Casablanca Kav. 18|
|Jakarta 12870 – Indonesia|
|Phone||+62 21 831 1000 or +62 21 831 1001|
|Fax||+62 811 970 0083|
|Contact||Suprijanto Widodo, Section Head-Cruise / Offshore|
|Are tugs available||Yes|
|Capacity per pipe/hour||80 m3/hour|
|Fuel Grades||Not available|
|Tana Toraja (Rantepao)||3 hours|
|Cruise ships calling Pare Pare|
|Vessels||Albatros, Astor, Clipper Odyssey, Colombus, Delphin, Deutschland, Europa, Hanseatic, Maxim Gorky, Mermoz, Minerva, Ocean Pearl, Silver Cloud, The World.|
|Name||PT. Reka Wahana Mulya - brand name "Indoworkforces"|
|License||N°1/MEN/I/2007 issued by Ministry of workforce & Transmigration of Republic of Indonesia|
|Address||Jalan Cikini IV No.14|
|Additional Information||Indoworkforces collaborates with the following hotel school, Lembaga Pendidikan dan Pelatihan Hotel & Cruise" Jl.Situsari II No.15-A Buah Batu, Bandung, Indonesia|