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PLEASE NOTE: THIS ASSESSMENT HAS BEEN CARRIED OUT FOLLOWING THE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO TYPHOON HAIYAN (YOLANDA) ON 09 NOV 2013

The information given in the below assessment is correct as of 11 Dec 2013, however it may be suject to change at short notice.

It has been provided following the emergency response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) therefore the format of the assessment is presented  differently from information provided for a non-emergency LCA. 

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

Port Overview

The terminal suffered extensive damage during typhoon Yolanda. PhilPhos is currently advising that they expect their terminal to be back in operation earliest in March,2014. Meantime they are prepared to consider alternative business such as Relief.
During a recent visit, one barge was discharging relief rice with a shore crane hired from outside.

Port website: Philippines Port Authority Wesbite for Port of Isabel

For information on Philippines Port of Isabel Contact details, please see the following link:

4.2.3 Philippines Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Port Location and Contacts

Country

Philippines

Province or District

Leyte Island

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

Name: Ormoc

km: 44 km west

Port's Complete Name

Port of Isabel

Latitude

10.91667

Longitude

124.4333

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

Philippine Ports Authority

Management Contact Person

Mr Raoul

Port Operation manager

Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: n/a

Airlines: n/a

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

Discharge Rates
Per Hook (Depending on Vessel design)Up to 500mt
Gears

Max 2000mt per day

Please Note:

  • Nets are available,
  • Terminal avails itself of labour through a contractor
Costs 
Ex hold of the ship to stacked in Terminal WH  150 Pesos per mt 
Ex stack to on trucks  5 Pesos per bags

For additional rates and costs information, please contact Mr Cesar Banaag (Vice-President of Manufacturing)

Berthing Specifications

Berth

Length (m)

Comments

1

280 m by 12.00m    For use to handle phosrocks

2

180 m by 9.50 m     Berth that would be made available to Relief operations

3

120 m by 8.00 mn/a
4110 m by 7.00 mn/a
575 m by 5.00 mn/a

Please Note:

  • There is NO shore gear available at the berths. GEARED vessels only.
  • Short option to rent a mobile crane but to be checked long in advance of vessel’s arrival. Only valid for coasters and barges ,as discharge performance with a mobile crane would be insufficient to match speed required under charter contracts.
  • Since this is a private Terminal, berth availability should checked directly their Port Operation manager Mr. Raoul

Customs Guidance

Customs is available in the Port of Isabel

For information on Philippines Customs Guidance please see the following links:

1.3 Philippines Customs Information

PLEASE NOTE: Following the response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) on 09 Nov 2013, additional Philippines Customs information is available 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).

Port Security

Private company for gates, but presence of army inside warehousing compound