Semana Santa 2022: Passenger volume in Cebu ports up by 53%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two years since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the volume of passenger in Cebu ports has started to rebound. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) recorded a total of 324,931 passengers going in and out…

Thousands flock to Cebu ports for Semana Santa

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With restrictions eased and improving weather, thousands of passengers traveling to their hometowns flocked to various ports in Cebu for the Holy Week.  The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) already accommodated a total of…

Heightened alert in all ports in Cebu starts April 10

Doris C. Bongcac 04/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Health and safety protocols will be strictly enforced in the different ports in Cebu as the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) anticipates the surge of travelers who may want to go home to their…

Rama asserts: Lot near Compania Maritima is owned by government

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama said construction works in the compound near Compania Maritima will continue as he said the property is owned by the government. This is notwithstanding the current case…

Ongoing construction activities at Compania Maritima deplorable, says CPA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Construction activities in Compania Maritima compound continue amid the protest of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) on the inclusion of the property in the Megawide venture for the Carbon Market modernization program.  Cebu City Market…

CPA: Free net access for seafarers aboard docked vessels at CIP

Futch Anthony Inso 09/19/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Seafarers on board vessels docking at Cebu International Port (CIP) will enjoy free and unlimited internet access. This was announced by the Cebu Port Authority as they celebrate the 22nd National Maritime Week…

New San Fernando port undergoes 3rd bidding

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least three construction firms and a joint venture expressed interest to construct the new San Fernando Port in southern Cebu, port officials announced on Monday, May 3, 2021. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA), in…

Cebu port preps for Holy Week

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Ports in Cebu are under heightened alert starting Sunday, March 28, for the Holy Week. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA), in a press statement, announced that it has activated Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Semana…

Cargo release schedule in CIP to be readjusted this Jan. 15

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In an effort to decongest traffic in major thoroughfares of northern Metro Cebu, local officials decided to readjust the schedule for releasing and pulling out of cargoes at Cebu International Port (CIP). A…

Del Mar returns home, honored as ‘father’ of CPA, MCIA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The remains of the late Cebu City Congressman Raul Del Mar have returned home. Del Mar’s ashes arrived at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, wherein welcome…

DOTr activates crew change hub at Port of Cebu

Doris C. Bongcac 10/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Friday, October 16, the activation of the crew change hub that is located at the Port of Cebu. Its operation was authorized following a successful dry…

CPA: Close to 8K passengers left Cebu ports

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Port officers in Cebu have recorded close to 8,000 individuals, who have left the island-province. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA), on August 20, announced that a total of 11, 910 locally stranded individuals…

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