East West Transport & Port Services
East West Transport
East West Transport is one of Papua New Guinea’s largest multifaceted transport and logistics companies. Based in Port Moresby with significant presences in Lae, Wewak, Madang, Rabaul, Kimbe, Kavieng and Alotau, East West Transport operates across a wide spectrum of transport related activities, including the cartage of bulk fuel, containerized freight, LCL & break bulk cargo and offers depot services such as equipment hire, third party logistics, warehousing and bonded & unbonded yard storage. East West Transport is an experienced Dangerous Goods logistics provider, providing explosives and fuel logistics to customers like Pioneer DG, Puma, Exxon Mobil and Islands Petroleum.
EWT also offers a licensed customs cargo clearance service in Port Moresby and Lae. Working closely with Customs and NAQIA. This unique offering facilitates FAK & General FCL Containers / Bulk Shipments to be removed quickly from the wharf to its bonded sites adding significant cost savings for its clients.
Employing over 300 staff across Papua New Guinea, with commitments to training and developing staff to progress within the business, East West Transport strives to provide appropriate skills and knowledge to best serve customers requirements.
East West Transport is an ISO accredited transport provider with ISO 14001 & ISO 18001, accredited in March of 2017
Through Joint Ventures with more than ten local landowner groups, the JV Port Services (JVPS) businesses offer a full range of stevedoring and handling facilities in the ports of Port Moresby, Lae, Alotau, Oro, Madang, Kimbe, Kavieng and Kiunga. Each joint venture employs a local workforce and is a joint venture equity arrangement with local community partners.
With a fleet of specialist equipment the businesses handle all types of containers, as well as project cargo, breakbulk, RO-RO, LO-LO and grains. Local trucking businesses are also operated at several locations.
The JVPS businesses have increased vessel productivity by up to 100% in the past 5 years, which matches industry best standards for our method of operation and cargo mix. Safety standards are benchmarked against industry best practices and in accordance with AS/NZS standards. JVPS has achieved ISO accreditation for Safety and Environmental standards and will add Quality in 2019.
As part of our commitment to safe and efficient work practices JVPS has our own Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that we train our own staff under, enabling staff access to nationally recognised training.
JVPS take our position in the PNG corporate landscape seriously and as part of the Steamships group always strive to ensure the advancement of PNG and its people.