Jurong Fishery Port (JFP), an international port for foreign fishing vessels to land their fish catch, started operations in 1969. Located at Fishery Port Road, it has a land area of 5.1 hectares.
JFP serves as a docking and bunkering base for foreign fishing vessels operating in the Indian and Pacific Ocean. It is also a marketing and distribution centre for fresh fish.
These facilities can also be found at JFP:
- a 400-metre long wharf
- a wholesale fish market
- a computerised water batching system that dispenses drinking water to vessels berthed there
- ice-crusher stalls
- fish merchants’ office units
Supply of Fish
Fishing vessels and fish reefer boats calling at JFP unload their catch for wholesale through the fish merchants from 2300hrs to 0200hrs.
The fish sold at JFP are also imported from these sources:
- by sea from Indonesia
- by land from Malaysia and Thailand
- by air from Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar, Taiwan and Vietnam
Frozen tuna is also transshipped through the JFP.
Marketing & Wholesale Activities
JFP has a 9,000m2 wholesale fish market which houses 110 market lots. There are about 103 SFA-licensed fish merchants that conduct wholesale fish business at JFP. 2,000 to 3,000 fish retailers, fish processors and institutional buyers come to this market daily to buy fish.
The price of fish is dependent on:
- supply and demand
The species of fish sold are:
- Sea Bream
- Spanish Mackerel
- Gold-Banded Scad
- Red Snapper
- Horse Mackerel
For Marketing and Distribution activities:
- Closed on Mondays (2.00am-6.00am)
For all other activities:
You can view the location map here.