Philippines Philippines - Visayas Port of Cebu

Key port information can also be found at: Maritime Database Website information on Port of Cebu

Port Overview

The Cebu Port Network is composed of the Baseport and the Subports. Located in Cebu City, the Cebu Baseport is divided into Cebu International Port and Cebu Baseport Domestic Zone. The Subports are the secondary hubs or the management offices of the Cebu Port Authority strategically located in different areas of the entire province of Cebu. Under each subport are the outports - these are the ports under the smaller systems of subports. There are five Subport under the Cebu Port Network: Mandaue, Danao, Sta. Fe, Toledo, and Argao. Cebu baseport is suited at the city frontage between Cebu and Mactan Island, the port runs a total length of 4,202 meters (from International to Domestic Zone). The international zone has a length of 690 meters and the Domestic zone has 3,707 meters.

 Source: Cebu Port Authority (publisher). Date Last Accessed 09 Dec 2013

Port website: Cebu Port Authority Website

Port Location and Contacts



Province or District

Central Visayas

Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)

Name: Cebu

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name

Port of Cebu





Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)

Cebu Port Authority

Management Contact Person

+63.32.232-1461 to 63

Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: n/a

Airlines: n/a

Port Picture

 Source: Cebu Port Authority (publisher). Date Last Accessed 09 Dec 2013

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) was created through the enactment of Republic Act No. 7621 signed on June 26, 1992 to specifically administer all ports located in Cebu Province, thus, effectively separating these ports from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) system. CPA began operations and officially took over all Cebu ports on January 1, 1996. The Cebu Port Authority missions includes to build, operate and maintain ports under its network and implement an integrated management systems aligned with internationally accepted standards and practices for operations, planning and development of ports within its territorial jurisdiction enhancing trade and commerce.

Source: Cebu Port Authority (publisher). Date Last Accessed 09 Dec 2013

For information on Port of Cebu contact details, please see the following links:

Cebu Port Authority Contact Directory

4.3 Philippines Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Port Performance

For information on port performance figures, please see the following link:

Cebu Port Authority website information on Port Statistics

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

For information on port Discharge Rates and Handling charges, please see the following link:

Cebu Port Authority Webiste on Port Rates

Port Specifications and Facilities

For information on port specifications and facilities, please see the following link:

Cebu Port Authority Website information on Port Services and Facilities

Customs Guidance

For information on Philippines Port of Cebu Customs Guidance, please see the following links:

1.3 Philippines Customs Information

Cebu Port Authority Website information on Cebu Harbour Entry requirements

PLEASE NOTE: Following the response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) on 09 Nov 2013, additional Philippines Customs information is avalible and can be found in the following document:

Logistics Cluster Philippines Customs Snapshot 131114 

In order to streamline the customs procedures for humanitarian organisations bringing relief good into the Philippines, a “One-Stop-Shop” has been established in Manila, Cebu and Naia. The Purpose of the “One-Stop-Shop” is to bring together in a single location the key staff, necessary for expediting customs clearances for humanitarian cargo, for the selected agencies including representatives of: the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of Health, The Bureau of Food and Drugs, the Ministry of Finance (MoF), and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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