PPA News & Events

PPA gives financial, operational support to agencies involved in ‘Odette’ response ops

23 DECEMBER 2021, MANILA – The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has extended financial and operational support to agencies and organizations now involved in relief and reconstruction efforts in areas devastated by Typhoon Odette.

PPA General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago, under Memorandum Circular (MC) 23 dated 21 December 2021, directed all port managers, terminal operators, cargo handling operators, and shipping companies to give vehicles, equipment, people, and cargoes involved in the relief operations loading and unloading priority.

PPA prioritizes ‘Green Port’ initiatives, bats for sustainable port operations

22 NOVEMBER 2021, MANILA—The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is taking more advanced Climate Change mitigation initiatives after a series of successful measures were implemented for the past 5 years.

With this, PPA is now prioritizing its ‘Green Port’ initiatives patterned before the Green Port Awards System of the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) as it moves forward towards more sustainable port operations.

Mindoro’s ‘food highway’ gets boost with completion of 8 integrated seaport projects as PRRD leads the unveiling

18 NOVEMBER 2021, MANILA—The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) are set to unveil on Thursday another eight seaport development projects in the provinces of Mindoro worth P754 million.

The completed seaport development projects are expected to enhance and sustain efficiency at Mindoro’s ‘food highway’ resulting in faster movement of the supply chain and eventually lowering the market prices, particularly essential products.

PPA retains Green Port Award for its CDO port, remains critical to achieving a sustainable port operation

MANILA, 05 November 2021—The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is set to receive another Green Port Award for its Cagayan de Oro Port, a testament that the agency remains critical to achieving sustainable port operations.

PPA said the award was a culmination of group efforts in its CDO Port, under the Port Management Office of Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro, to maintain efficient operating processes while maintaining a high level of balance with the environment.

PRRD to inaugurate expanded Puerto Princesa seaport, cements Palawan’s role in the country’s tourism, economic markets

04 NOVEMBER 2021, PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is unveiling another major seaport development project today, exactly a week after inaugurating seven seaport projects in Bohol

The project, which involves the expansion of the Port of Puerto Princesa—the main maritime gateway of the province, is expected to further expand its role as a catalyst for growth not only for the region but for the entire archipelago.

DOTr, PPA unveil seven port projects in Bohol, swift recovery from the pandemic seen

29 OCTOBER 2021, BOHOL —The province of Bohol is expected to recover swiftly from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with the completion of seven new seaport projects.

These seaport projects, set to be inaugurated today by no less than President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, will significantly change the transportation and logistics patterns of the province to a more speedy, predictable, and cheaper transport mode.

New Pier, POB to boost traffic, address congestion at Lucena port

25 SEPTEMBER 2021, LUCENA CITY—The Port Management Office of Marinduque/Quezon (PMO MarQuez) is anticipating bigger Ro-Ro traffic as the PMO unveils an additional pier and a POB facility at its Lucena port.

With high concentration of passengers and rolling cargoes bound for Marinduque and Romblon, the new pier facility will address the congestion at the port as it offers additional berthing space for vessels.

Makar Wharf unveils new facilities, increase in port traffic seen

22 SEPTEMBER 2021, GEN. SANTOS CITY -- Port traffic at the Port of Gen. Santos, popularly known as the Makar Wharf, is expecting an upward trend despite the ongoing pandemic as it unveils its Port Operations Building (POB) Complex.

The POB Complex, which will be inaugurated on Thursday, 23 September, offers a state-of-the-art facility, which is expected to ease the movement of vessels, cargo and other port-related traffic compared to its old complex.