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Port Overview 

The Port of Borongan a small national port and can accommodate only medium-draft sea vessels. 

The port is only serving the city of Borongan and few surrounding islands; it is mainly called by vessels coming from Cebu with cement and by fishing boats based in the city. Other commodities usually come by road from Tacloban. 

Bunkering is possible on demand. 


Port website:www.ppa.com.ph  

Key port information may also be found at:http://www.maritime-database.com/port.php?pid=3897  

 

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

Philippines 

Region 

Province 

Region 8, Easter Visayas,  

Eastern Samar 

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Port 

Borongan 

Port's Complete Name 

Port of Borongan 

Latitude 

11°36'33.15"N 

Longitude 

125°26'43.66"E 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

Philippines Port Authorities (PPA) 

Under supervision of the Port Management Office Eastern Leyte / Samar  (PMOELS) – Head office in Tacloban 

Management Contact Person 

Me. Fe Perosa 

Officer in charge 

09552013157 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent National Arrivals/Departures 

Tacloban “Daniel Z. Romualdez” Airport: 200km 

Airlines 

Destinations 

Cebu Pacific 

Manila 

Cebu Pacific 
operated by Cebgo 

Cebu, Davao 

Philippine Airlines 
operated by PAL Express 

Cebu, Manila 

Philippines Air Asia 

Clark, Manila 

 

Port Picture 

 

Description and Contacts of Key Companies 

Cargo handling:

Mr. Gil Estrobo 

Company owner 

09287139555 

Security:

Lockheed Global Services 

Port Performance 

Activities are very limited with only few cargo vessels per yearThe port is mainly used by fishing boats; they are asked to leave when a cargo vessel is calling the port 

Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes 

Most frequent during December and January 

Major Import Campaigns 

No 

n/a 

Other Comments 

Rainfalls and typhoons are throughout the year with no pronounced dry seasons. 

 

Handling Figures for 2018 

Vessel Calls 

10 

Container Traffic (TEUs) 

n/a 

 

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk fo2018 

Bulk (MT) 

n/a 

Break bulk (MT) 

4,229.06 MT 

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges 

Arrastre: Php 5 / sac 

Stevedoring: Php 13 / MT 

Berthing Specifications 

Type of Berth 

Quantity 

Length (m) 

Maximum Draft (m) 

Conventional Berth 

1 

45 m 

6 m 

Port Handling Equipment 

There is no equipment; the cargo handling is done manually. 

Terminal Information 

The Borongan port can only receive break bulk commodities, the storage space is very limited. 

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Refrigerated Cargo 

Not available 

n/a 

General Cargo 

Open space 

200 m2 

Port Security 

The port is fenced; there are security guards at the main gate.  

Security 

ISPS Compliant 

Yes 

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

Level 1 

Police Boats 

No 

Fire Engines 

No