Port of Manila, one of the world's busiest container ports.

The following is a list of major ports in the Philippines organized by water mass. This list consists primarily of shipping ports, but also includes some that are primarily or significantly devoted to other purposes: cruises, fishing, local delivery, and marinas.

South China Sea

The South China Sea is west of the Philippines.

Port of Subic, the former US Navy base and now a major cruise and transhipment hub.
Port of Batangas, the Philippines' largest oil port and a major ro-ro terminal.
Port of Island Water body
Abra de Ilog Mindoro Verde Island Passage
Alaminos (Lucap Port) Luzon Lingayen Gulf
Balabac Balabac
Batangas Luzon Batangas Bay
Cabugao (Salomague Port) Luzon
Calapan Mindoro Verde Island Passage
Cavite Luzon Cañacao Bay
Coron Busuanga Coron Bay
Culion Culion
Currimao Luzon
Dagupan Luzon Lingayen Gulf
El Nido Palawan Bacuit Bay
Limay (Lamao Port) Luzon Manila Bay
Lubang (Tilik Port) Lubang Verde Island Passage
Manila Luzon Manila Bay
Mariveles Luzon Manila Bay
Masinloc Luzon
Orion (Capinpin Port) Luzon Manila Bay
San Fernando (Poro Point Port) Luzon Lingayen Gulf
San Jose Mindoro Mindoro Strait
Santo Tomas (Damortis Port) Luzon Lingayen Gulf
Sual Luzon Lingayen Gulf
Subic Luzon Subic Bay

Note: In September 2012, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III signed Administrative Order No. 29, mandating that all government agencies use the name "West Philippine Sea" to refer to the parts of the South China Sea within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone, and tasked the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) to use the name in official maps.[1]

Philippine Sea

The Philippine Sea is a marginal sea east and northeast of the Philippines. It is located in the western part of the North Pacific Ocean.

Port of Davao, Mindanao's main gateway.
Port of Matnog, the busiest passenger ferry terminal on the AH-26.
Port of Island Water body
Allen Samar San Bernardino Strait
Aparri Luzon Luzon Strait
Atimonan Luzon Lamon Bay
Basco Batan Luzon Strait
Bislig Mindanao Philippine Sea
Borongan Samar Philippine Sea
Casiguran Luzon Casiguran Sound
Dapa Siargao Philippine Sea
Davao (Sasa Wharf) Mindanao Davao Gulf
Dingalan Luzon Dingalan Bay
Guiuan Samar Philippine Sea
Infanta (Dinahican Port) Luzon Lamon Bay
Jose Panganiban Luzon Philippine Sea
Legazpi Luzon Albay Gulf
Mati Mindanao Pujada Bay
Matnog Luzon San Bernardino Strait
Palanan Luzon Philippine Sea
Piso Point (Piso Point Global Port) Mindanao Davao Gulf
Real (Puerto Real/Ungos Port) Luzon Lamon Bay
San Jose (Caraingan Port) Samar Philippine Sea
Santa Ana (Port Irene) Luzon Luzon Strait
Surigao (Verano & Lipata Ports) Mindanao Surigao Strait
Tabaco Luzon Lagonoy Gulf
Virac Virac Lagonoy Gulf

Celebes Sea

Port of General Santos, the southernmost port of the island of Mindanao
Port of Island Water body
Cotabato Mindanao Moro Gulf
General Santos (Makar Wharf) Mindanao Sarangani Bay
Isabela Basilan Basilan Strait
Kalamansig Mindanao
Pagadian Mindanao Illana Bay
Parang Mindanao Moro Gulf
Zamboanga Mindanao Basilan Strait

Inland Seas

Port of Cebu, the busiest seaport in the Philippines in terms of annual passengers.
Port of Iloilo, third busiest port in the Philippines by number of ships.
Port of Cagayan de Oro

Port of Island Water body
Amlan (Tandayag Port) Negros Tañon Strait
Argao Cebu Mindanao Sea
Balingoan Mindanao Mindanao Sea
Banate Panay Guimaras Strait
Banago Negros Guimaras Strait
Baybay Leyte Camotes Sea
Boac (Cawit Port) Marinduque Tayabas Bay
BREDCO Negros Guimaras Strait
Brooke's Point Palawan Sulu Sea
Bulan Luzon Ticao Pass
Butuan (Masao & River Ports) Mindanao Butuan Bay
Cagayan de Oro Mindanao Macajalar Bay
Calbayog Samar Samar Sea
Catbalogan Samar Samar Sea
Cebu Cebu Mactan Channel
Danao Cebu Camotes Sea
Dapitan (Pulauan Port) Mindanao Mindanao Sea
Dipolog (Galas Feeder Port) Mindanao Mindanao Sea
Dumaguete Negros Mindanao Sea
Dumangas Panay Mindanao Sea
Dumanjug Cebu Tañon Strait
Escalante Negros Visayan Sea
Estancia Panay Visayan Sea
Getafe Bohol Camotes Sea
Guihulngan Negros Tañon Strait
Hilongos Leyte Camotes Sea
Hinoba-an Negros Sulu Sea
Iligan Mindanao Iligan Bay
Iloilo Panay Iloilo Strait
Jagna Bohol Bohol Sea
Jimenez Mindanao Mindanao Sea
Larena Siquijor Mindanao Sea
Liloan Leyte Sogod Bay
Loon Bohol Mindanao Sea
Lucena Luzon Tayabas Bay
Maasin Leyte Mindanao Sea
Macabalan Wharf Mindanao Macajalar Bay
Magdiwang (Ambulong Port) Sibuyan Sibuyan Sea
Mahinog (Benoni Port) Camiguin Mindanao Sea
Malay (Caticlan Port) Panay Sulu Sea
Mandaue (Ouano Wharf) Cebu Mindanao Sea
Masbate Masbate Masbate Bay
Mukas, Kolambugan Mindanao Panguil Bay
Mogpog (Balanacan Port) Marinduque Tayabas Bay
Nasipit Mindanao Butuan Bay
New Washington (Dumaguit Port) Panay Sibuyan Sea
Odiongan (Poctoy Port) Tablas Tablas Strait
Opol Mindanao Macajalar Bay
Ormoc Leyte Camotes Sea
Ozamiz Mindanao Panguil Bay
Palompon Leyte Camotes Sea
Pasacao Luzon Ragay Gulf
Pio Duran Luzon Burias Pass
Plaridel Mindanao Mindanao Sea
Puerto Princesa Palawan Sulu Sea
Pulupandan Negros Guimaras Strait
Romblon Romblon Sibuyan Sea
Roxas (Culasi Port) Panay Visayan Sea
Roxas (Dangay Port) Mindoro Tablas Strait
Samboan (Bato Port) Cebu Tañon Strait
San Carlos Negros Tañon Strait
San Jose de Buenavista Panay Sulu Sea
San Isidro Samar Samar Sea
San Jose (Tampi Port) Negros Tañon Strait
Santa Cruz (Buyabod Port) Marinduque Tayabas Bay
San Remigio (Hagnaya Port) Cebu Tañon Strait
Santander (Liloan Port) Cebu Tañon Strait
Sibulan Negros Tañon Strait
Sorsogon Luzon Sorsogon Bay
Tabuelan Cebu Tañon Strait
Tacloban Leyte San Juanico Strait
Tagbilaran Bohol Bohol Sea
Talibon Bohol Camotes Sea
Tubigon Bohol Cebu Strait
Tubod Mindanao Panguil Bay
Ubay Bohol Camotes Sea
Tapal Wharf Bohol Camotes Sea

See also


  1. ^ West Philippine Sea Limited To Exclusive Economic Zone, September 14, 2012, International Business Times