Malé port is a fairly minor port in the Maldives. Malé is the world’s eighth most densely populated island, as well as the world’s 160th most populous island.
Due to the lack of surrounding countryside, all infrastructure must be located within the city. The majority of shipping agencies, businesses, and technical consultants are located on the waterfront.
Zone time is GMT +5.
Malé’s LOCODE (UNCTAD) is MVMLE.
Average Height of tide is 1.0m
Malé commercial harbour (MCH) is the Maldives’ main port and the primary international maritime entry into the country. It is located on Malé Island, the Maldives’ capital.
The existing port features a 102-meter-long quay with a CD-9.25-meter depth. Furthermore, the port features a 75-meter-long barge quay with a depth of -6.5 meters on both the east and west ends of the port.
Malé Port usage
Cargo ships – 55.56%
Tanker vessel – 22.22%
Offshore, tug, supply or dredging vessel – 7.41%
Sailing vessel or Yacht – 7.41%
Authority, pilot, military or high speed vessel – 3.70%
Other vvessel type – 3.70%
The Malé Commercial Harbour (MCH) facility handles all port activities, including docking, clearing, and storage. The MCB offers a wide range of services and activities, including port yards, harbor basins, wharves, and anchorages.