TPS location is very strategic, as it directly connects to the Surabaya toll way and the railway routes. Because of this location, TPS is called as The Gateway to East Java and Eastern Indonesia .

Geographically, TPS is located on the west part of Tantung Perak Port with the coordinates of 7;12;S, 112;40E, at the end of the shipping channel between Java island and Madura island for 25 miles length.

The minimum width of the channel is 80 meters, the minimum depth of ebb tide is 9.5 meters. The shipping channel is clearly marked, and 24-hour pilotage service is available.