|Port of Makassar|
Panoramic view of Soekarno--Hatta Port
|Location||Makassar, South Sulawesi|
|Owned by||PT Pelabuhan Indonesia IV|
|Annual cargo tonnage||8,300,816 tonnes (2015) |
|Annual container volume||558,957 TEUs (2015) |
|Passenger traffic||841,942 (2015) |
Port of Makassar, also known as Port of Soekarno-Hatta, is a seaport in Makassar, Indonesia. It has the highest passenger traffic among Indonesian ports and the largest cargo traffic in Sulawesi. It is considered a primary port (Pelabuhan Kelas Utama) by the Indonesian Government, along with the Port of Tanjung Priok (Jakarta), Port of Tanjung Perak (Surabaya), and Port of Belawan (Medan).
An expansion to the port, dubbed New Port Makassar, is under construction with an expected additional capacity of 1.5 million TEUs in its first phase. The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation has expressed a desire to designate the port as hub for the rest of Eastern Indonesia, in accordance to the current government's maritime axis program.