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Total Number of Port Facilities in the Philippines

Requested from NAMRIA by Ludy Bernard Baldevarona at 04:59 PM on Oct 02, 2017.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 10/02/1950 - 10/02/2017
Tracking no: #DENRNAMRIA-525944683485

Ludy Bernard 04:59 PM, Oct 02, 2017

Good day,
We would like to request from your good office the following questions:
1. The total number of registered seaports in the country.
2. The capacities and dimensions of seaports. (Total land area and how many ships it can handle)
3. Do we have standard size or minimum size for the port facilities? 
4. Contact Details of the Port Facilities and corresponding authorities.

Your cooperation regarding this matter is deeply appreciated.

Thank you. 

Best regards,


Research and Development Director
National Maritime Safety and Security Agency, NAMSSA
May 22, 2018

Dear Ludy Bernard Baldevarona,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 02, 2017 04:59:13 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Total Number of Port Facilities in the Philippines.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have  the information you have requested. The scope of your request is the primary concern of the Philippine Ports Authority and as such should be referred to them. 

The Hydrography Branch of NAMRIA conducts hydrographic and physical oceanographic surveys and produces nautical charts, predicted tide and current tables, coast pilot book, list of lights, notices to mariners and other nautical publications depicting the country's maritime jurisdictions.

We are glad to offer any future assistance to your office that is covered by our core functions.

Thank you.

Zenaida Leano
FOI Officer

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