Balikpapan Bay

Balikpapan Bay ca.1910

Balikpapan Bay (Indonesian : Teluk Balikpapan), is a bay in Indonesia, near Borneo island close to the city of Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Indonesian company Pertamina has its largest oil refinery on the eastern side of the bay.


Balikpapan Bay is located on the western side of Makassar Strait, in the south-west of the Pacific Ocean. The bay is bordering several areas.

Balikpapan bay is the mouth of several rivers such as Wain River before mergeing into Makassar strait.

Port and harbor

Several public ports were located in Balikpapan Bay, such as:

Private ports were also located in this area, such as :

External links

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Coordinates: 1°14.622′S 116°46.38′E / 1.243700°S 116.77300°E / -1.243700; 116.77300

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