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“Largest Four Port in Liberia”

Find Major Liberian Port

Liberia is a West African country surrounding Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, and the Atlantic Ocean. It is home to about 5,000,000 people and spans an area of 111,369 square kilometers.

The National Port Authority (NPA) is a state-owned organization that manages, plans, and builds all public ports in Liberia. It was created by an Act of the National Legislature in 1967 and revised in 1970. The NPA system has four ports: the Monrovia Freeport, the Port of Buchanan, Greenville, and the Port of Harper.

Learn more about this port below.

Port of Monrovia
Port of Monrovia
86V4+FRM, Monrovia, Liberia

Port of Monrovia is Liberia’s center and main port, located on the continent’s western coast. It includes an artificial harbor protected by two breakwaters, each approximately 2 kilometers long, extending northwest and southwest from the beach.

  • TEU: 125,000
  • Comprises four piers, one main wharf with four berths, tanker facilities, and a fisheries dock
  • Operated by the National Port Authority
  • Primary exports: seafood, timber, crude rubber, iron ore, etc.
  • Major imports: all types of general cargo, building materials, and petroleum products
Port of Buchanan
Port of Buchanan
VX52+84R, Buchanan, Liberia

Port of Buchanan is the second largest port in Liberia. Two breakwaters surround this port.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Significant ore export port
  • Total Exports: 11,500,000 tonnes
  • Overall imports: 250,000 tonnes
Port of Greenville
Port of Greenville
PO Box 165. Greenville, Sinoe County Liberia

The Port of Greenville is located in the country’s southeastern region, approximately 673.6 kilometers from the Monrovia Freeport. It comprises a 400-meter-long breakwater, and two quays safeguard the harbor on its inner side.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Primary export – forest products
  • Annually, about 109,000 m³ of forest product handled
  • Maximum size: tanker berth – LOA 62 meters, draught 4.8 meters
Port of Harper
Port of Harper
Harper's Seaport, Harper, Liberia

The Harper port is the smallest of Liberia’s four seaports. The port occupies a land area of 9.23 acres.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Main export: timber, oil palm, and rubber
  • Major imports: petroleum products, building materials, machinery, and consumable goods
  • Presently focuses solely on container movement and general cargo handling for humanitarian purposes.
  • It was almost deserted, with few activities.
  • Occupied by old buildings and old containers strewn across an open field
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