Miri Port Authority (MPA) was established on 1st February, 1981 under Section 3 of the Port Authorities Ordinance, 1961 and commenced operation on 1st March, 1983.
MPA is an important feeder port that links Sarawak's northen region's trade to the rest of the world. It is a key player in the development of trade for not only Sarawak's economy but Malaysia as a whole.
Miri is located at latitude 04"21' N and longitude 113"55' E along the north west coast of Sarawak. Its limit covers all navigable up to the HW mark and all land within the following limit:-
Inner limit - from the line delinating the coaster HW line water of the Batang Baram river mouth to the Parallel across the river at 03'45.00' N Outer Limit - 04"00.03' N 114"36.45 E to 04'48.5' 115"57.2' E and 04"48.6 N 113"57.2 E approximately.