Port of Zamboanga

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Port of Zamboanga
Puerto de Zamboanga
Zamboanga International Seaport Cargo Terminal.jpg
Location
Country Philippines
Location R.T. Lim Boulevard, Zamboanga City
Coordinates 14°36′30″N 120°57′22″E / 14.608197°N 120.956245°E / 14.608197; 120.956245
Details
Operated by Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority
Owned by Government
Type of harbor Artificial
Land area 15.6 hectares
Wharfs 19
Statistics
Vessel arrivals 14,092(2012)[1]
Annual cargo tonnage 8,339,423(2012)[1]
Annual container volume 2,739,558(2012)[1]
Passenger traffic 3,728,028(2012)[1]
Website
http://www.zambofreeport.com.ph/

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).[2] 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.[3]

Facilities[edit]

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.[2]

The port has 19 docks, 12 of which are privately owned. The largest dock has capacity for up to 20 vessels, and is operated directly by the Philippine Ports Authority.[2]

Passenger transport is also a major port industry, with an annual passenger throughput exceeding 5.5 million.[4]

Statistics[edit]

Passenger Statistics
Year
Total Passengers
Disembarking Embarking
1999 4,577,404 2,381,041 2,196,363
2000 4,924,174 2,575,729 2,348,445
2001 5,244,387 2,643,093 2,601,294
2002 5,570,493 2,834,766 2,735,727
2003 5,531,748 2,857,923 2,673,825
2004 5,665,392 2,962,956 2,702,436
2005 4,374,473 2,218,717 2,155,756
2006 3,208,531 1,604,273 1,604,258
2007 3,221,326 1,603,983 1,617,343
2009 3,546,679 1,754,109 1,792,570
2011 3,742,330 1,862,685 1,879,645
2012 3,728,028 1,854,535 1,873,493
2014 3,940,980 1,959,481 1,981,498
2015 4,220,580 2,104,749 2,115,831

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