25 SEPTEMBER 2023, MANILA — After the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of COVID-19 as a global public health emergency, more countries, including the Philippines, have relaxed travel restrictions causing people to make up for lost time during pandemic, resulting in "revenge” travel trends. This allowed favorite travel destinations to return to life before covid-19, opening once again the gates for land, air, and sea travel.
PPA News & Events
19 SETYEMBRE 2023, MAYNILA — Nakiisa ang Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) sa layunin ng Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) sa ilalim ng Office of the President na isulong ang malaya at ligtas na pamamahayag sa bansa sa ginanap na NCR leg ng Nationwide Media Summit 2023, noong 19 ng Setyembre 2023 sa Bayview Hotel sa Maynila.
13 SETYEMBRE 2023, MANILA — Mahigit 8,000 na puno ang naitanim ng mga empleyado ng Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) sa iba’t-ibang pantalan sa bansa ngayong ika- 13 ng Setyembre 2023 bilang pakikiisa nito sa paglaban sa climate change at bilang pakikibahagi sa “Lingap at Alagang Bayanihan (LAB) for all” sa kaarawan ni Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos Jr ngayong araw.
Pagpatak ng alas-8 ng umaga, nagsimula na ang sabayang pagtatanim ng mga puno sa paligid ng pantalan na kinabibilangan ng mga sumusunod na Port Management Offices (PMO):
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23 AUGUST 2023, MANILA — Standing firm on its fight against illegal drugs, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) ensures strict implementation of protocols to guarantee drug-free operations at ports which led to the apprehension of a passenger who allegedly dropped a tube of Marijuana during baggage inspection at Lucena Port on August 12, 2023.
According to PPA General Manager Jay Santiago, the agency has been intensifying its efforts in line with the whole of the government approach in fighting illegal drugs especially within its turf including port users and employees.
22 AGOSTO 2023, MANILA —Nakapagtala ang Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) ngayong August 22, 2023 ng bahagyang pagdami ng mga pasahero sa mga pantalan ngayong balik-eskwela na ang ilan sa mga estudyante at bunsod na rin ng katatapos lang na long weekend nitong August 21, 2023.
Base sa datos ng PPA, mula Aug.18 hanggang Aug. 22,2023, naitala ang 123,978 na mga pasahero, kung saan pinakamarami nitong Aug. 21 na pumalo sa humigit kumulang 32,000 na pasahero. Kabilang sa mga pinaka-abala at maraming pasahero ay ang PMO Negros Oriental/Siquijor, Batangas, Mindoro, Bicol, at Zamboanga.
18 AGOSTO 2023, MAYNILA —Agad na tinanggal sa posisyon ni Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) General Manager Jay Santiago ang walong ( 8 ) opisyal ng Port Management Office (PMO) Bohol matapos mahuli sa CCTV na nag-iinuman sa loob mismo ng multipurpose hall ng opisina ng pantalan nitong August 16, 2023 bunsod ng selebrasyon ng birthday ng Acting Port Manager ng Bohol na kinilalang si Lord Tyrone Agaton.
16 AUGUST 2023, MANILA —Infrastructure development in ports nationwide will continue to accelerate in the coming months, as the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) gears toward the completion of another 19 seaport projects before the end of 2023, adding up to the 30 seaport projects already completed during the first year of President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr.
28 JULY 2023, MANILA —Philippine Ports Authority General Manager Jay Santiago instructed all the port management offices (PMO) under PPA to prepare ahead of time for the new tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) which has intensified into a tropical storm and will be named "Falcon" once inside PAR.
Minimal damage were reported in ports including one broken glass panel door in PMO Northern Luzon due to strong winds but other than that, all the PMOs have followed the standard operating procedures during typhoon season.
21 JULY 2023, MANILA —The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) showed a net income of Php 6.19B during the first half of 2023, higher by 7.85% against target, and a 23.18% or 1.16B increase compared to Php 5.02B net income for the same period in 2022.
21 JULY 2023, MANILA —The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) continues its role as an eco-warrior in plastic waste management system contributing to cleaner and plastic-free oceans by implementing “Clean Port, Clean Oceans Project” nationwide.
Recently, PPA received a recognition from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WFF) - Philippines for its untiring efforts and commitment in implementing more sustainable plastic-free operations by enhancing waste management capacity and collection and by implementing a zero plastic community in its 130 ports all over the country.