PPA News & Events

PPA, A GLOBAL ALLY IN REDUCING OCEAN PLASTIC POLLUTION

21 JULY 2023, MANILA —The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) continues its role as an eco-warrior in plastic waste management system contributing to cleaner and plastic-free oceans by implementing “Clean Port, Clean Oceans Project” nationwide. 

Recently, PPA received a recognition from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WFF) - Philippines for its untiring efforts and commitment in implementing more sustainable plastic-free operations by enhancing waste management capacity and collection and by implementing a zero plastic community in its 130 ports all over the country. 

BUILD BETTER MORE: 30 NEW INFRA PROJECTS COMPLETED BY PPA ON PBBM’s FIRST YEAR

12 JULY 2023, MANILA — The Philippine Ports recently received the country’s highest ranking in the World Bank (WB) Logistics Performance Index (LPI) since 2007, jumping to the 43rd spot from the 60th place in the latest 2023 WB LPI report. PPA also generated a whopping Php 20.4B in revenues in 2022--- the highest collected so far since the inception of the agency 48 years ago.

HUMIGIT KUMULANG 100 EMPLEYADO, NAKILAHOK SA BLOODLETTING PROGRAM SA UNANG ARAW NG SELEBRASYON NG IKA-49 ANIBERSARYO NG PPA

11 HULYO 2023, MAYNILA — Nakiisa ang humigit kumulang isang daang empleyado ng Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) sa ginanap na Bloodletting Activity and Symposium na inorganisa ng Port Police Department (PPD) at PPA Human Resource Management Department (HRMD) bilang parte ng unang araw ng selebrasyon ng anibersaryo ng nasabing ahensiya.

PH PORTS ACCELERATE 2022 PERFORMANCE, AMONG STRONGEST IN S.E ASIA

19 JUNE 2023, MANILA — Philippine ports continued to participate in economic globalization, advancing its development among countries in South East Asia as reflected in the latest data from Drewry Maritime Research, surpassing static volumes of other South East Asian peers. 

The port strategy report shows that the Port of Manila was the only port in the region with a double-digit growth compared to the the largest ports in the region with a decline in volumes and other ports in the region recording only single-digit increases.

PPA ENSURES DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

15 JUNE 2023, MANILA — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) promptly conducts emergency evacuation at its Head Office in Port Area, Manila after the earthquake happened at 10 a.m. today, 15 June 2023. 

More or less 800 employees of the agency were evacuated from the PPA Head Office building going to a safer area in the event of structure collapse or damage to its office's facilities. 

PPA readies ports, facilities vs ‘Habagat’

13 JUNE 2023, MANILA — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is undertaking various preparatory activities to ready its ports and facilities nationwide amid the onset of the rainy season with the enhanced effects of the southwest monsoon or ‘Habagat.’

In line with the preparations, PPA General Manager Jay Santiago has directed the agency’s 25 Port Management Offices (PMOs) to ensure that all port facilities are ready to cater to passengers concerns especially those who will be affected by trip cancellations of their respective shipping lines due to inclement weather conditions.

PPA-LUGAW SA MGA STRANDED NA PASAHERO SA PANTALAN

29 MAYO 2023, MAYNILA — Namigay ang Port Management Office (PMO) NCR-North ng lugaw sa humigit kumulang pitompu't apat (74) na pasaherong stranded sa North Port Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) dahil sa kanseladong biyahe ng mga ilang barko na dulot ng mga isyung teknikal at masamang panahon.

Ito'y alinsunod sa programa ng Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) na pamamahagi ng libreng lugaw sa lahat ng mga pasaherong stranded ngayong panahon ng tag-ulan.

PPA BRACES FOR SUPERTYPHOON MAWAR

24 MAY 2023, MANILA —Precautionary measures are now in place in all ports under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) following the announcement of the weather bureau PAG-ASA to prepare for supertyphoon Mawar, with a local name of Typhoon Betty once it reached the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

While it has yet to directly hit the country, Mawar may enter PAR by Friday or the weekend according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA).