Pangkal Balam Port is located on Bangka Island in the province of Bangka-Belitung, serving an area rich in mining and agriculture. The main commodities here are tin, kaolin, quartz sand, granite, rubber, palm oil and pepper.
Pangkal Balam Port Branch is located in Bangka Island, Bangka Belitung province. Pangkal Balam Port is equipped with various facilities, including a 787m long port, stacking facilities, passenger terminal, and a parking lot. Pangkal Balam Port Branch serves the transportation of imported and exported goods, inter-island trade, and the transportation of passengers to Jakarta by ferry boats/roll-off vessels and to Tanjung Pandan by jetfoil boats/ speedboats. One of other ports in this area is Muntok Port, located in the west beach next to the northern part of Bangka Island, besides that Sungai Selan Port, located deep in the southern part of Bangka Island, with a 118-m long wooden berth, and Belinyu Port, which has a 101-m long concrete berth.