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Port Overview

The Port of Zamboanga is a seaport located in Zamboanga City located in western Mindanao. The international container Port of Zamboanga ranked 2nd in Asia according to the 2010 Super Efficient Ports in Asia study.  The Seaport of Zamboanga has 19 docks, 12 of which are privately owned. The largest dock has capacity for up to 20 vessels, and is operated by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA).

Sources: 

https://maritimereview.ph/2019/01/25/the-port-of-zamboanga/

https://www.zamboanga.com/html/tourist_Seaport.htm

https://www.searates.com/port/zamboanga_ph.htm  


Key port information can also be found at: http://www.maritime-database.com 

Port Location and Contact

Country

Philippines

Province or District

Zamboanga Del Sur

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Port

Zamboanga City (0 km)

Port's Complete Name

PMO Zamboanga

Latitude

6.9027778

Longitude

122.074167

Managing Company or Port Authority

Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority

Management Contact Person

Arcidi S. Jumaani, Port Manager    

PMO Zamboanga

asjumaani@ppa.com.ph

(062) 991-2037 to 39 / 991-2360              

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures

Zamboanga Airport

Domestic only PAL / Cebu Pacific / Air Asia

 

Port Picture



Description and Contacts of Key Companies

Cargo Handling
CompanyContact PersonContact Details
Unified Stevedoring and Arrastre Corporation

Bienvenido Ruste, President


PTC-Mindanao Port Services Inc

Guillermo L. Laureano, President        


Zamboanga Arrastre and Stevedoring Corporation

Hadji Harun Dimarunsing, President/General Manager


https://www.zamboanga.com/html/tourist_Seaport.htm

For more information on port contacts, please see the following link: 4.3 Port and Waterways Companies Contact List.

Port Performance

Based on the PPA 2018 Cargo Throughput Report, PMO Zamboanga had 44,927(RORO) and 551,045(Non RORO) for the 1st quarter and 42,028(RORO) and 624,437(Non RORO) in the 2nd quarter of 2018. There are nineteen seaports or wharves in Zamboanga City, twelve of which are privately owned. The biggest and most modern is the Zamboanga Port, which is operated by the Philippine Port Authority (PPA). It is located at the City's southern tip, and it's main entrance is on R.T. Lim Boulevard. It can hold 20 vessels at a time. This port is designed for larger vessel and can accommodate within 10m draft. Container handling if DTD FCL mode will be shoulder by shipping company.

Humanitarian cargoes are priorities in all Philippine ports during an emergency.

Sources:

https://www.ppa.com.ph/sites/default/files/qtr_stat/2018%20Cargo%20Statistics.pdf

https://www.zamboanga.com/html/tourist_Seaport.htm

SEASONAL CONSTRAINTS


Occurs

Time Frame

Rainy Season

Yes

From June to November

Major Import Campaigns

No

N/A

Other Comments

Small vessel bound for Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-tawi provinces also use this port.

HANDLING FIGURES for 2018

Vessel Calls

9,721

Container Traffic (TEUs)

48,705 TEUs

https://www.ppa.com.ph/sites/default/files/qtr_stat/2018%20Container%20Statistics.pdf

https://maritimereview.ph/2019/01/25/the-port-of-zamboanga/

http://www.neda.gov.ph/regional-development-councils/

https://www.ppa.com.ph/sites/default/files/qtr_stat/2018%20Container%20Statistics.pdf


Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018

Bulk (MT)

58,631 MT

Break bulk (MT)

1,179,149 MT

https://www.ppa.com.ph/sites/default/files/List%20of%20Ports%20covered%20in%20PPA%20Statistics.pdf

https://www.ppa.com.ph/annual-statistical-report-by-year-vol-1

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

For information on port rates and charges, please see the following links: 

https://www.ppa.com.ph/?q=content/charges-vessel

https://www.ppa.com.ph/?q=content/charges-cargoes

https://www.ppa.com.ph/?q=content/charges-storage

https://www.ppa.com.ph/sites/default/files/ppa_document/2020%20Cargo%20Handling%20Tariff%20Nationwide.zip

https://www.ppa.com.ph/?q=content/exemption-port-charges

Berthing Specifications

Type of Berth

Quantity

Length (m)

Maximum Draft (m)

Comments

Conventional Berth

6

320  m

6-13 m

Finger pier w/ 2-RORO berth 1,000 m

Container Berth

0


Silo Berth

0


Berthing Tugs

0


Water Barges

0


https://www.skyscrapercity.com/threads/zamboanga-ports-and-shipping.1490265/

General Cargo Handling Berths

Cargo Type

Berth Identification

Imports - Bagged Cargo


Exports - Bagged Cargo


Imports and Exports - RoRo


Other Imports


Container Facilities

PMO Zamboanga has CFS and an open area for bulk storage.

Facilities

20 & 40 ft

Container Facilities Available

13,700 m2

Container Freight Station (CFS)

5,040 m2

Refrigerated Container Stations

Yes

Other Capacity Details


Daily Take Off Capacity
(Containers per Day)


Number of Reefer Stations
(Connection Points)

8

Emergency Take-off Capacity


Off take Capacity of Gang Shift
(Containers per Shift)


https://www.zamboanga.com/html/tourist_Seaport.htm

https://www.skyscrapercity.com/threads/zamboanga-ports-and-shipping.1490265/

Customs Guidance

Customs clearing is done at the port. Customs clearing and operations normally takes the usual process and time frame provided that all clearance, exemption and document are process on time.

Operating Hours: 8am - 5pm, Mon-Fri. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Phone: +6362 992 6844

For more information on customs in the Philippines, please see the following link: 1.3 Customs Information.  

Terminal Information

Multipurpose Terminal

2 passenger terminal sheds (1,620 m2 and 960 m2)

Grain and Bulk Handling

There are no grain and bulk handling facilities at Zamboanga Port.

Main Storage Terminal

  • 5,400 m2 open storage area
  • 6,200 m2 unpaved area
  • 13,700 m2 container marshalling yard

Storage Type

Number of Storage Facilities

Area (m2)

Bagged Cargo

1 (transit shed)

5,050 m2

Refrigerated Cargo

None (cold storage)


General Cargo

1 (Transit Shed)

5,050 m2

Stevedoring

  • Unified Stevedoring and Arrastre Corporation (USAC)
  • PTC-Mindanao Port Services, Inc. (PTC-MPSI)
  • Zamboanga Arrastre and Stevedoring Corporation (ZASCO)

Hinterland Information

  • Shipping companies will facilitate withdrawal and delivery of DTD FCL thru their contracted transporters.
  • LCL cargoes will be facilitated by the owner or their authorized representative.

Port Security

24/7 guarded gate 1 and 2 complex With Astrophysics baggage X-Ray machine and metal detectors.

Security

ISPS Compliant


Current ISPS Level
(Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional)


Police Boats

Provided by Maritime Command

Fire Engines

Provided by the local government

 



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