Transport and Port Services
East West Transport
East West Transport is one of Papua New Guinea’s largest multifaceted transport and logistics companies. Based in Port Moresby with significant presences in Lae, Wewak, Madang, Rabaul, Kimbe and Kavieng, East West Transport operates across a wide spectrum of transport related activities including the cartage of bulk fuel, containerized freight, LCL & break bulk cargo along with depot related services of equipment hire, third party logistics, warehousing and yard storage.East West Transport is an experienced Dangerous Goods logistics provider, providing explosives and fuel logistics to customers like Pioneer DG, Puma and Exxon Mobil.
It also offers a licensed customs cargo clearance service in Port Moresby and Lae. Working closely with Customs and NAQIA East West Transport provides quarantine and customs agents based on-site 5 Days per week at its facilities. This unique offering facilitates FAK & General FCL Containers / Bulk Shipments to be removed quickly from the wharf to its bonded sites removing significant costs for its clients.
Employing over 300 staff across Papua New Guinea, with commitments to training and developing staff to progress within the business, East West Transport strives to provide appropriate skills and knowledge to best serve customers requirements.
JV Port Services
Through Joint Ventures with more than ten local landowner groups, the JV Port Services (JVPS) businesses offer a full range of stevedoring and handling facilities in the ports of Port Moresby, Lae, Alotau, Oro, Madang, Kimbe, Kavieng and Kiunga. Each joint venture employs a local workforce and is a joint venture equity arrangement with local community partners.
With a fleet of specialist equipment the businesses handle all types of containers, as well as project cargo, breakbulk, RO-RO, LO-LO and grains. Local trucking businesses are also operated at several locations.
The JVPS businesses have increased vessel productivity by up to 100% in the past 5 years, which matches industry best standards for our method of operation and cargo mix. Safety standards are benchmarked against industry best practices and in accordance with AS/NZS standards. JVPS is also working towards ISO certification.