Port of Zamboanga
|Port of Zamboanga
Puerto de Zamboanga
|Location||R.T. Lim Boulevard, Zamboanga City|
|Operated by||Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority|
|Type of harbor||Artificial|
|Land area||15.6 hectares|
|Annual cargo tonnage||8,339,423(2012)|
|Annual container volume||2,739,558(2012)|
The Port of Zamboanga (Chavacano: Puerto de Zamboanga) and (Cebuano: Pantalan sa Zamboanga) is an seaport located in Zamboanga City, Philippines. It is managed by the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority (Zamboecozone), otherwise known by its corporate name, Zamboanga Freeport Authority (ZFA). The facility ranked second in Asia under the Super Efficient Ports in Asia study carried out in 2010 and published in the African Journal of Business Management (Vol. 5(4), pp. 1397-1407) on February 18, 2011.
The Port of Zamboanga is a center for sardine exports to the United States, Europe, the Middle, and Far East. 25 shipping lines operate via the port, serviced by four shipyards operating within the port boundaries and in Zamboanga City.
Passenger transport is also a major port industry, with an annual passenger throughput exceeding 5.5 million.
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