Port location Monrovia
Name of port Freeport of Monrovia
Port type Seaport
Management National Port Authority
Port services Marine services, cargo handling, warehouses, shipping inspection, reefer container storage.
Business section Oil and gas, energy, industrial logistics, port projects, renewables, pharmaceutical, hi-tech/telecom, automotive, mining and manufacturing.
Port facilities Reachstacker, Ro-Ro Tugmaster (trailer), forklifts and container facilities.
Export opportunities Passenger and cargo ships, iron ore, rubber, rough wood and cocoa beans.
Export destinations Poland, China, India, the United States and Greece.
Import origins China, South Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Germany.
Import opportunities Passenger and cargo ships, refined petroleum, rice, boat propellers and iron structures.
Shipping lines Maersk Line, MSC and OT Africa Line.
Borders Liberia is bordered by Sierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Ivory Coast to its east.
The National Port Authority (NPA) oversees the management of ports in Liberia. Liberia has four major ports – Freeport of Monrovia, port of Buchanan, port of Greenville and Port of Harper.
The Freeport of Monrovia is the largest and the main port. The National Port Authority projected throughput is more than 2.3 million metric tons. In partnership with APM Terminals, the Port of Monrovia provides exceptionally adaptable and dependable solutions for cargo and container-related issues. The Port of Monrovia is the gateway to Liberia and its capital city of Monrovia, where 90% of the country’s economic activity takes place.
The Freeport of Monrovia is a landowner port that has concession partnership with APM Terminals, Firestone, China Union and Western Cluster. The harbour at the Freeport of Monrovia is protected by two rock breakwaters approximately 2,300 metres and 2,200 metres in length, encasing a basin of 300 hectares of secured water. The marginal wharf (main dock) is 600 metresin length and fit for berthing three to four ships, subject to the vessel estimate. The Freeport of Monrovia likewise has three finger piers: Liberia Mining Company (LMC), National Iron Ore Company (NIOC), and Bong Mines Company (BMC) Piers.