Batangas Port - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Batangas Port


Batangas port unlikely site for international cruise hub

Mar 12, 2018 - 3:43 PM

'Not in the next 5 years. It would require additional investment in the part of PPA, such as capacity requirements and security matters,' Philippine Ports Authority Manager Leopoldo Biscocho says

BATANGAS CITY PORT. A photo of the port of Batangas City on November 13, 2015. Photo sourced from Wikimedia Commons and taken by Andrea Albini

Batangas allocates P200M to revive white elephant livelihood center

Nov 22, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The provincial government gives the green light to turn the unused Batangas Port Livelihood Center into a livelihood and commercial hub

Customs chief Lina warns vs truck driver shortages

May 25, 2015 - 12:36 AM

The Customs chief says that more truck drivers are needed to speed up turnaround at ports He also asks the LTO and LTFRB for help

Auto manufacturers urge LTO to release plates sooner

Apr 01, 2015 - 10:30 PM

An automotive manufacturers chamber hopes LTO releases the plates made available recently in time for the implementation of the no registration no travel policy

Customs to sell P38M seized sugar and rice

Feb 08, 2015 - 1:48 PM

Port of Manila sets the sale of imported sugar on February 13; imported rice will be up for auction at Batangas Port on February 16

PH Coast Guard retrieves 4 bodies, including Indonesian's

Nov 10, 2014 - 6:29 PM

The incidents in Pangasinan Manila Batangas and Iloilo are reported days after the PCG noted an increase in suicide cases among ship passengers

Manila ports decongesting but corruption poses problem

Oct 01, 2014 - 5:27 PM

Secretary to the Cabinet Rene Almendras discloses a scheme by fixers that includes unfair charges for shipping lines

The Manila International Container Terminal. Photo from the ICTSI website

Customs misses revenue target in August

Sep 26, 2014 - 9:58 PM

Four out of the 5 billionaire ports in the country failed to hit their goals for August dragging the overall revenue performance for the month

After truck ban, Manila ports start to breathe

Sep 25, 2014 - 6:37 PM

Private operators of the country s biggest shipping ports report an increase in import and export shipments in Manila

The Manila International Container Terminal. Photo from the ICTSI website

Rizal bears brunt of #MarioPH wrath in Southern Luzon

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Trips have been cancelled in some Calabarzon and Mimaropa provinces while roads also remain impassable across the two regions

Overstaying containers at Manila ports shipped out to Subic

Aug 29, 2014 - 10:43 AM

A chartered vessel moves overstaying cargo to make way for the onset of peak shipping season next month

Battle of ports: Where should Calabarzon shipments go?

Feb 26, 2014 - 11:42 PM

The Batangas port is under utilized but Manila port operator ICTSI says the problem cannot be solved by diverting shipments from Manila

MARINE GATEWAY. In order to retain its trading hub status, Batangas City must redesign its seaport to withstand the effects of climate change. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Voters return to provinces as elections approach

May 11, 2013 - 10:12 PM

Different transportation terminals report an increase in passenger traffic two days before the elections

Asian Terminals posts 10% growth in 2012 profit

Mar 11, 2013 - 1:18 PM

The company attributes growth to strong port revenues and cost management efforts

PROFITABLE PORTS. Asian Terminals' growth driven by Manila South Harbor and Batangas Port operations. AFP Photo