World Ports: Manila, Philippines
The next country we visit on our World Ports information series is the #Philippines, starting with the country's largest and busiest harbour, the Port of Manila.
The Port of Manila refers to the collective facilities and terminals that process maritime trade function in harbours that serve the Metro Manila Area. It is located in the Port and Tondo areas of #Manila, facing the Manila Bay. It is the largest and the premier international shipping gateway to the country and is composed of 3 major facilities, namely Manila North Harbour, Manila South Harbour and the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT).
It has a shoreline of 2km and is protected by some 3,048m of rock breakwater barriers, enclosing approx. 600ha of anchorage.
Time Zone: GMT+8
Port Position: 14°35'48" N 120°15'16" E
Nearest Airport: Manila International (Ninoy Aquino International) Airport
Global Container Port Ranking 2016: 35th
Container Volume 2016: 4.52 Million TEUs