Maasin is the first chartered city in the Province of Southern Leyte, Region VIII. The port strategically faces Bohol Island and Canigao Channelin the northeast and opens up to the Mindanao Sea southward. This port serves vessels plying to Cebu City.
Commercial consists mainly of agricultural products such as copra and other commercial and industrial products coming from Cebu and Mindanao such cement, feeds, flour, rice and some steel or construction products.
Port website: www.ppa.com.ph
Key port information may also be found at: http://www.maritime-database.com/port.php?pid=3948
Port Location and Contact
Region 8, Eastern Visayas
Nearest Town or City with Distance from Port
Port's Complete Name
Port of Maasin
Managing Company or Port Authority
Philippines Ports Autorities (PPA)
Under the supervision of the Port Management Office of Western Leyte / Biliran (PMOWLB) – Head Office in Ormoc
Management Contact Person
Me Joeniet M. Docena
Officer-In-Charge / Sr. Terminal Operations Officer
Phone: (053) 570-9812 firstname.lastname@example.org
Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent National Arrivals/Departures
Tacloban Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport : 178 km
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
Cargo Handling: Panaon Arrastre Service, Inc. (PASI-Maasin Branch)
Alfredo O. Bantug, Jr.
Phone: (053) 381-2973
Security: Lockheed Global Security and Investigation Services Inc. (LGSISI)
Most frequent during December and January
Major Import Campaigns
Rainfalls and typhoons are throughout the year with no pronounced dry seasons.
Handling Figures for 2018
Container Traffic (TEUs)
In-137.5 / Out-140.50
Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018
Break bulk (MT)
Inbound (General Cargo) 68,976.55 MT
Outbound (General Cargo) 1,698.38 MT
Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges
Type of Berth
Maximum Draft (m)
Domestic cargoes only
Pier 1: 102m x 18m
Pier 2 :105m x 15m
Ro-Ro ramp: 15m x 15m
Controlling draft along berth: 6m
Port Handling Equipment
The port cargoes are handled through duly authorized Cargo Handling Operator, PANAON ARRASTRE SERVICES, INC. (PASI-MAASIN) using forklift equipment with gang complement deployed by the cargo handling operator.
Total Quantity and Capacity Available
Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage
RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer)
Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines
1 x 3 MT
1 x 5 MT
The terminal is suitable for bagged cargos. They are unloaded through a semi-mechanized scheme using vessel cranes with gang complement deployed by cargo handling operators
Bulk cargoes such as copra are contained in boxes being loaded to the vessel through the its crane equipment.
There is a RORO ramp, dimension: 15 X 15 meters and a marshalling area of 2,300 m2 for the vehicles.
GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING
MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL
Number of Storage Facilities
Stevedoring services are also being provided through the same cargo handling operator, the Panaon Arrastre Services, Inc. (PASI)
Delivery of cargoes is also being undertaken by the Cargo Handling Operator (CHO)-PASI but most cargoes are being withdrawn by the cargo owners using their own/rented trucks or vehicles. Cargoes are being transferred from the port’s stacking area to tail end of truck using the forklift equipment provided by the CH operator.
The port is fenced; there are security guards at the main gate and in the terminal building. The coastguards have an office outside the port and do regular patrol in the area. Manual and wheeled fire extinguisher are available, if needed, fire trucks can be called from the municipality.
The port has also newly installed Baggage X-Ray Machine Equipment and a Walk-Thru Metal Detector.
Current ISPS Level (Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional)