The PNG Ports Corporation Limited is the port authority for the Port of Madang, succeeding PNG Harbours Limited in 2002. The PNG Ports Corporation was incorporated in 2006 with the state of Papua New Guinea is the sole shareholder of PNG Ports Corporation Limited. The General Manager and the Board are appointed by the National Executive Council. PNG Ports Corporation controls and manages all state-owned seaports in Papua New Guinea, but the regulatory functions once performed by the PNG Harbours Limited are in the hands of the Department of Transportation.
The Port of Madang contains two berths and a barge ramp. Berth 1, the overseas berth, is 137 meters long with alongside depth of 10.1 meters. Berth 2, the coastal berth, is 52 meters long with alongside depth of 1.6 meters. The port also contains a 12-meter-wide barge ramp.
The Port of Madang has 4580 square meters of storage sheds, 3090 of which are available for cargo storage, and 8830 square meters of open yards.
While the Port of Madang has no wharf-mounted cranes, it offers mobile cranes with capacity to lift up to 20-ton containers. Shippers should check with the Port of Madang before bringing heavier loads to get approval from the port authority.