Batangas Port is considered as the key port in CALABARZON region and a vital point for the shipments from the nearby islands specially Mindoro and Romblon. Batangas Port is located in Sta. Clara Batangas a 10 mins travel from the city proper located at the southeastern portion of the Southern Tagalog, province of Batangas.
Batangas port is declared as a national port in 1956 as a strategic point of entry in Luzon. This in turn enhance the industrial capability of the province.
After 53 years of operation, it is now declared as an “International Port of Batangas.” For now, Batangas Port is only operating domestically for its sea travel but its international container port are in full operation. It is now a gateway for every tourist who wants to experience paradise and discover the amazing underwater experience through diving and snorkling at Puerto Galera and other nearby islands like the Isla Verde which was recently announced as the center of the center of Marine biodiversity. One after another industrial company blooms in the CALABARZON area in which progress is in the ports horizon.
Meanwhile, Batangas port is rapidly improving when it comes to facilities, services and operation even in their security level for good and safe travel. Sea vessels increased their count as a good sign of tourism and for the locals, franchises of different products appeared in port because of the demands of the traveller or the “bakasyonistas”.
Port of batangas collects terminal tickets. Passengers and other shipments are required to pay duties, taxes and fees for the betterment of the port and for other projects that they will conduct.
Advertisements is also means of earning in Batangas Port, they actually have spaces for rent for those who want to advertise their places, beach resorts and different delicacies and services. Inside the port, souvenirs and different items are being sold, like bags, anklets,t-shirts and other pampasalubongs.
Contributed by: Donna A. Manongsong
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