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
Region 8, Easter Visayas,
Nearest Town or City with Distance from Port
Port's Complete Name
Port of Borongan
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
Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent National Arrivals/Departures
Tacloban “Daniel Z. Romualdez” Airport: 200km
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
Mr. Gil Estrobo
Lockheed Global Services
Activities are very limited with only few cargo vessels per year. The port is mainly used by fishing boats; they are asked to leave when a cargo vessel is calling the port.
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)
Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2018
Break bulk (MT)
Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges
Arrastre: Php 5 / sac
Stevedoring: Php 13 / MT
Type of Berth
Maximum Draft (m)
Port Handling Equipment
There is no equipment; the cargo handling is done manually.
The Borongan port can only receive break bulk commodities, the storage space is very limited.
Number of Storage Facilities
The port is fenced; there are security guards at the main gate.
Current ISPS Level (Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional)