12 JULY 2023, MANILA — The Philippine Ports recently received the country’s highest ranking in the World Bank (WB) Logistics Performance Index (LPI) since 2007, jumping to the 43rd spot from the 60th place in the latest 2023 WB LPI report. PPA also generated a whopping Php 20.4B in revenues in 2022--- the highest collected so far since the inception of the agency 48 years ago.
PPA News & Events
11 HULYO 2023, MAYNILA — Nakiisa ang humigit kumulang isang daang empleyado ng Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) sa ginanap na Bloodletting Activity and Symposium na inorganisa ng Port Police Department (PPD) at PPA Human Resource Management Department (HRMD) bilang parte ng unang araw ng selebrasyon ng anibersaryo ng nasabing ahensiya.
21 JUNE 2023, MANILA — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) clarifies that the collection of P20 service fee at the Matnog Port is not authorized by PPA after its Port Management Office (PMO) Bicol recently received a series of reports of the unauthorized collection from passengers at the port.
19 JUNE 2023, MANILA — Philippine ports continued to participate in economic globalization, advancing its development among countries in South East Asia as reflected in the latest data from Drewry Maritime Research, surpassing static volumes of other South East Asian peers.
The port strategy report shows that the Port of Manila was the only port in the region with a double-digit growth compared to the the largest ports in the region with a decline in volumes and other ports in the region recording only single-digit increases.
15 JUNE 2023, MANILA — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) promptly conducts emergency evacuation at its Head Office in Port Area, Manila after the earthquake happened at 10 a.m. today, 15 June 2023.
More or less 800 employees of the agency were evacuated from the PPA Head Office building going to a safer area in the event of structure collapse or damage to its office's facilities.
13 JUNE 2023, MANILA — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is undertaking various preparatory activities to ready its ports and facilities nationwide amid the onset of the rainy season with the enhanced effects of the southwest monsoon or ‘Habagat.’
In line with the preparations, PPA General Manager Jay Santiago has directed the agency’s 25 Port Management Offices (PMOs) to ensure that all port facilities are ready to cater to passengers concerns especially those who will be affected by trip cancellations of their respective shipping lines due to inclement weather conditions.
29 MAYO 2023, MAYNILA — Namigay ang Port Management Office (PMO) NCR-North ng lugaw sa humigit kumulang pitompu't apat (74) na pasaherong stranded sa North Port Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) dahil sa kanseladong biyahe ng mga ilang barko na dulot ng mga isyung teknikal at masamang panahon.
Ito'y alinsunod sa programa ng Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) na pamamahagi ng libreng lugaw sa lahat ng mga pasaherong stranded ngayong panahon ng tag-ulan.
24 MAY 2023, MANILA —Precautionary measures are now in place in all ports under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) following the announcement of the weather bureau PAG-ASA to prepare for supertyphoon Mawar, with a local name of Typhoon Betty once it reached the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
While it has yet to directly hit the country, Mawar may enter PAR by Friday or the weekend according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA).
10 MAY 2023, MANILA —The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) remittance to the national government rose 9% to PHP 4.44B last year from PHP 4.08B in 2021, a consistent top performer Government Owned and Controlled Corporation (GOCC) in the Corporate Government Scorecard (CGS) over the past 6 years.
07 MAY 2023, MANILA — Committed to providing modern, sustainable and resilient port infrastructures and facilities throughout the country, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posts 83% budget utilization rate (BUR) in 2022, the highest in the previous years despite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 83% rate shows that PPA was able to maximize and implement responsible usage of its corporate budget with a huge increase in budget utilization rate comparing it from 71% in 2021 and 62% in 2020.