Labuan Liberty Port Management SDN BHD is the port authority for Labuan Port. With a natural deep-water bay, large vessels can anchor here free from the threat of typhoons and hurricanes, Labuan Port enjoys a tropical climate with average temperatures ranging between 28°C (82°F) and 32°C (89°F).
Labuan Port receives vessels carrying containers, bulk, and general cargoes. It has a 244 meter jetty with alongside depth of 8.5 meters and can accommodate vessels to 16 thousand DWT. The wharf has four berths. Labuan Port also has about 15.6 thousand square meters available in open storage, two warehouses, and a container yard. A 10 thousand square meter yard and warehouses are available outside Labuan Port. Labuan Port has capacity to handle 100 thousand TEUs of containerized cargo per year.
Labuan Port is a duty-free port with relaxed customs procedures. Being a small port, it can focus specialized services and equipment for efficient handling of cargoes, there is normally no wait for berthing and cargo discharging, and the port’s fees are among the lowest in Malaysia. Labuan Port’s berths have a total length of 355.6 meters with alongside depths of 4.6 and 10 meters. The New Liberty Wharf can accommodate vessels to 16 thousand DWT.
There are also five private jetties in Labuan Port. The Shell Jetty, specializing in petroleum, is 213 meters long with alongside depth of 9.4 meters, and it can accommodate vessels to 6 thousand DWT. The Iron Ore Jetty can serve vessels to 150 thousand DWT. Specializing in iron ore cargoes, the jetty is 220 meters long with alongside depth of 18 meters. Specializing in methanol, the Methanol Jetty is 650 meters long with alongside depth of 13 meters. The Asian Supply Base Jetty is 120 meters long with alongside depth of 8 meters. Both it and the Sabah Flour Mill Jetty handle off-shore wheat and maize.