the Port

The autonomous port of New Caledonia is the public institution responsible for the administration, maintenance, operation and development of the port of Nouméa and port facilities.

Representing the actors of the marine, harbour and industrial-harbour activities of New Caledonia, the UMEP defends and participates in the improvement of the passage of the goods on the port of Nouméa.


New Caledonia Port and Airport IT Management

GIPANC is a company created on 11 April 2013 in Nouméa by the founders of UMEP. It brings together professionals related to port and airport activity:

  • Marine Agents
  • Cargo Handlers/Dockers
  • Carriers
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Marine pilots

The main mission of the company is the purchase, development and operation of all systems and processes involving the automation of the processing of documents necessary for the passage of goods for the use of port and airport operators of New Caledonia.

The company may participate in all actions: financial, commercial, industrial, securities and real estate transactions related to the main mission.

GIPANC deployed AP+ in 2013, the Cargo Community System.
In 2021, CI5 replaced AP+.

Learn more about the Cargo Community System


The Directorate of Customs of New Caledonia is the Administration of the State which exercises on behalf of New Caledonia fiscal, economic and protective missions. Its tax collection and trade flow control activities involve all UMEP members and Customs maintains a close relationship with UMEP


Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New Caledonia

CCI NC has been the historic partner of UMEP since its creation. In addition to being a member of the federation, it provides a neutral and external perspective on the issues and port issues raised within the federation.

In particular, CCI NC manages the cruise terminal.

Responding to its primary missions, which are to support companies and contribute to the economic development of the territory, the CCI NC provides its know-how, tools and logistics to fully assist the port actors gathered within the UMEP in achieving their objectives.