News and Publications
CPA TO ACTIVATE OPLAN BIYAHENG AYOS FOR SEMANA SANTA AND SUMMER VACATION 2023
Date Published: 28 March 2023
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is set to activate the Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Semana Santa and Summer Vacation 2023 and will place all ports in Cebu under heightened alert to step up all security and safety measures in response to the directive issued by the Department of Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista.
CPA OFFICIAL PRESS STATEMENT ON COMPANIA MARITIMA
Date Published: 21 October 2022
On 12 October 2022, employees of Megawide Construction Corporation (Megawide), led by Megawide Deputy General Manager Ms. Lydwana Eco, conducted alleged clearing operations but were in fact installing fences, wirings, and posts at the Compania Maritima premises of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA), accompanied by elements of the Cebu City Police Station 3 led by PMAJ Henry Orbiso and PMAJ Kenneth Albutra of Police Station 5. Read more...
CPA SETS ACTIVITIES FOR THE 23RD NATIONAL MARITIME WEEK
Cebu Port Authority is now preparing to implement a new system for online application, computation, and assessment of import charges and e-payment through Landbank's Link.BizPortal facility.
CPA GEARS UP FOR “OPLAN BIYAHENG AYOS” THIS HOLY WEEK 2022
DOTR, CPA INAUGURATE CEBU BASEPORT EXPANSION PROJECT
Date Published: 26 November 2021
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Cebu Port Authority (CPA) inaugurated on 26 November 2021, the recently-completed port expansion project at Berths 7-10, Cebu Baseport in Cebu City. Read More...
CONSTRUCTION OF SAN FERNANDO PORT TO START IN JANUARY 2022
Date Published: 26 November 2021
SEAFARERS TO GET FREE WIFI ACCESS WHILE DOCKED AT CEBU INTERNATIONAL PORT IN CELEBRATION OF THE 2021 NATIONAL MARITIME WEEK
Date Published: 19 September 2021
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) announced today that in celebration of 22nd National Maritime Week (NMW), seafarers’ onboard vessels to dock at Cebu International Port (CIP) starting September 20-26, 2021 will enjoy free and unlimited internet access.
In partnership with Globe, ships at berth will be provided with portable wi-fi units to get free internet access while docked at CIP. Read more...
CPA CELEBRATES MARITIME ARCHIPELAGIC NATION AWARENESS MONTH
Date Published: 16 September 2021
CPA BARES HOLY WEEK 2021 PREPARATIONS
Published: March 25, 2021
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has convened all port management officers, port security heads, representatives of the maritime and enforcement partners from Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Philippine Navy, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Bureau of Customs (BOC), Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), Philippine National Police Regional Maritime Unit (PNP), Office for Transportation Security (OTS) and other partner port stakeholders today, March 25, 2021 to finalize all preparations for the anticipated surge of passengers during the observance of the Holy Week. Read More...
UPDATES ON THE NEW CEBU INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER PORT PROJECT
Date Published: 26 February 2021
20 FILIPINO SEAFARERS FIRST TO AVAIL SERVICES OF CEBU'S CREW CHANGE HUB
Date Published: 20 October 2020
A total of 20 Filipino seafarers composed the first batch of seafarers to avail the services of Cebu's crew change hub yesterday, October 19, 2020 after its official activation on Friday, October 16, 2020. Read More...
CEBU CREW CHANGE HUB GETS NOD TO START OPERATIONS
Date Published: 15 October 2020
Following the conduct of simulation activity of the crew change protocols for the port of Cebu yesterday led by Department of Transportation (DOTr) Undersecretary Raul Del Rosario and Assistant Secretary Narciso Vingson Jr., the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) announced that Cebu's One-stop shop for crew change will now begin receiving requests for crew change starting October 16, 2020. Read More...
CPA DEFERS INCREASE IN CARGO-HANDLING CHARGES
Date Published: 1 October 2020
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has confirmed the deferment of the implementation of 5% increase in cargo handling charges for foreign cargoes up to October 1, 2021 following the approval and issuance of CPA Resolution No. 833-2020 by the Cebu Port Commission (CPC). Read More...
DOTr TO ACTIVATE ONE-STOP SHOP FOR CREW CHANGE IN CEBU
25 September 2020
In time for the World Maritime Day Celebration yesterday, September 24, 2020, the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) announced that preparations are underway for the activation of the One Stop Shop (OSS) for crew change in Cebu port. Read More...
CPA TO IMPOSE FINES FOR VIOLATORS OF COVID-19 PORT PROTOCOLS
Date Published: 1 August 2020
To crackdown on those flouting the health and safety guidelines and measures against COVID-19, the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has issued Administrative Order No. 03 dated 24 July 2020, or the "PORT GUIDELINES ON HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES TO PREVENT THE TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19 AND PROVIDING PENALTIES/FINES THEREFOR."
“This is to reiterate our commitment in enforcing our port health and safety practices and protocols to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and compel all port users to strictly comply with the safety guidelines,” said CPA General Manager Leonilo E. Miole. Read More...
CPA TO PUBLIC: DON'T GO TO PORTS WITH INCOMPLETE TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Date Published: 31 July 2020
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) would like to remind the public anew to make sure that they have secured all the necessary requirements to travel before coming to the port.
This as CPA, together with partner government agencies and Cebu City Government gear up for the resumption of travel for locally stranded individuals (LSIs), repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), and Authorized Persons Outside Residence (APOR) following the announcement made today by President Rodrigo Duterte downgrading Cebu City to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) status effective effective August 1, 2020. Read More...
CPA REOPENS PORT TERMINALS WITH MODIFIED PROTOCOLS FOR ‘NEW NORMAL
Date Published: 6 June 2020
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has announced the reopening of its port terminals for locally stranded individuals, repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and Authorized Persons Outside Residence (APOR) with modified port protocols for ‘new normal’ following the declaration of General Community Quarantine (GCQ) in the entire Cebu province. Read more...
CPA, BOC SIGN USUFRUCT AGREEMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BOC-PORT OF CEBU OFFICE BUILDING
Date Publised: 15 May 2020
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) led by General Manager Leonilo E. Miole and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) represented by the Port of Cebu District Collector Atty. Charlito Martin R. Mendoza inked a Usufruct Agreement today, Friday, May 15, 2020, for the free use of a CPA-owned lot inside the Cebu International Port (CIP) in North Reclamation Area, Cebu City for the construction of the New four-storey office building of the BOC-Port of Cebu, which the latter is obliged to do within one year from today. Read More...
CPA ISSUES MORATORIUM OF PORT FEES AMID COVID-19 CRISIS
Date Published: 15 May 2020
In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the CPA Board of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has declared a moratorium on the payment of berthing fees (Domestic), anchorage fees (Domestic), and permit fees/rentals for port concessionaire spaces, stalls, booths, check-in counters and other similar commercial spaces. Read More...
CPA EXTENDS HELP TO STRANDED CADETS IN SAN REMEGIO, CEBU
Date Published: 15 May 2020
Ten stranded cadet crew are currently under the care of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) while travel restrictions are still being imposed in most parts of the country.
Since May 1, CPA has been extending its support by providing accommodation to 10 out of 36 stranded cadet crew in San Remegio, Cebu and two others stranded in Sta.Fe, Bantayan Island. Read More...
DOTR, CPA TURN OVER THREE REFRIGERATED CONTAINER VANS TO CEBU PROVINCE
Date Published: 4 May 2020
Three refrigerated container vans dubbed as "Palamigan ng Bayan" were recently turned over to the Provincial Government of Cebu by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) through the Cebu Port Authority (CPA). Read more...
246 REPATRIATED OFWS ARRIVE IN CEBU PORT
Date Published: 28 April 2020
A total of 246 repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) arrived in Cebu port yesterday, according to the Cebu Port Authority (CPA).
CPA General Manager Leonilo Miole in a statement said that the arrival of the stranded OFWs in Cebu and other neighboring provinces are through the efforts of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Read more...
CPA EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE COVID-19 HAZARD PAY
Date Published: 17 April 2020
In compliance with Administrative Order No. 26 issued by President Rodrigo R. Duterte authorizing the grant of COVID-19 Hazard Pay to government personnel, the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) announced that all CPA employees who are physically reporting for work as their services are urgently necessary will each receive COVID-19 Hazard Pay at P500 per day times the number of days that they have physically reported for work during the quarantine period. Read more...
CPA THANKS PARTNER ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FOR UNHAMPERED SUPPLY CHAIN
Date Published: 14 April 2020
With the 24/7 non-stop port operation in Cebu Province, Cebu Port Authority (CPA) General Manager Leonilo Miole expressed his appreciation to the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), other law enforcement officers and border control guards for heeding to the request to allow passage of all Cebu port frontliners and stakeholders including cargo owners, shippers and consignees to ensure that cargo and supply chain remain unhampered amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
CPA CONTRIBUTES P500M FOR COVID -19 NATIONAL RESPONSE
Date Published: 13 April 2020
Pursuant to Republic Act No. 11469 known as the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”, the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) contributed P500 million to the national treasury to help fund government responses against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), said CPA General Manager Leonilo E. Miole. Read more...
CPA ASSURES ALL PORTS FULLY OPERATIONAL FOR CONTINUED FLOW OF GOODS
Date Published: 29 March 2020
Following the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) imposed in the entire Cebu Province, the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) assured the public that all port terminals remain fully operational to ensure the continued flow of goods.
“Amid the threat posed by COVID-19 and the implementation of ECQ, CPA continues to provide support by manning our ports to ensure the unhampered movement of cargoes, basic and essential goods and other necessities," said CPA General Manager Leonilo Miole. Read more...
NO DISRUPTION OF SUPPLY CHAIN AT SEAPORTS AMID CANCELLATION OF PASSENGER TRIPS DUE TO COVID-19
Date Published: 16 March 2020
The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) in coordination with the Cebu City Government will be facilitating the safe disembarkation and temperature scanning of passengers to arrive in Cebu today until March 18, 2020. This is following the pronouncements of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn F. Garcia and Cebu City Mayor Edgar C. Labella under EO No. 5F and EO No. 052, respectively, regulating the entry of domestic passengers arriving in Cebu via seaports. Read more...
CEBU PORTS STILL ON NORMAL OPERATION, CPA ASSURES PUBLIC THAT STRICT CONTROL MEASURES ARE IN PLACE AGAINST COVID-19
Date Published: 13 March 2020
The Cebu Port Authority has announced today that all Cebu port services will not be disrupted amid the continuing threat brought by COVID-19. This applies to all passengers and cargoes at port terminals within the province and cities of Cebu directly administered and managed by CPA. Read more...
CPA IMPLEMENTS TIGHT SCREENING AT SEAPORTS FOR COVID-19
Date Published: 9 March 2020
Following the recent confirmation from the Department of Health (DOH) of new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) bringing the total in the country to 35, the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has alerted all ports in Cebu to implement stringent prevention measures. Read more...