PORT OF SINDANGAN

TERMINAL MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF SINDANGAN

Port Profile

Port of Sindangan before the upgrading of then TMO Dapitan to a PMO in 2008 was under the jurisdiction of PMO-Ozamiz as one of their subports. And in 2009, the ten (10) government ports including the Port of Sindangan and the two (2)  private ports were transferred to PMO-Dapitan.

It was then upgraded to a Terminal Management Office as a result of the approval of the Rationalization Plan of PPA by virtue of the Governance Commission for GOCCs(GCG) Memorandum Circular No. 04-2014.



PORT LOCATION

  1. Port Limits

The Port of Sindangan, TMO Sindangan is connected by a concrete road to the national highway about three 2.20 kilometers away, approximately 89 kilometers away from Dipolog City and 234 kilometers away from Zamboanga City. It lies 123 degrees .01 minute east longitudes and 8 degrees, 23 minutes north latitudes.

Port Limits per Port Zone Delineation:

1-2                   S 71° 20’ E                  500.00 M

2-3                   S 32° 50’ W                 1200.00 M

3-4                   N 76° 44’ W                 1029.06 M

4-5                   N 32° 50’ E                  1300.01 M

5-1                   S 71° 20’ E                  500.00 M

  • Total Port Area = 8,167.39 sq. m.
  • Sea Distance 126 nautical miles from Sulu Sea
  • Land Access

The Port of Sindangan, TMO Sindangan is connected by a concrete road to the national highway about 2.20 kilometers away, approximately 89 kilometers away from Dipolog City and 234 kilometers away from Zamboanga City. Hence, the municipality is identified as the trading hub of the province considering, this is a major terminal point for links to Dipolog City down to Ipil and further down south to Zamboanga City.

  • Entrance channel/turning basin

Turning Basin = 1.64km

  • Physical Environment
  • Topography

Sindangan lies on the northwest corridor of Zamboanga del Norte. Its diverse geography ranges from Sulu Sea on the west and southwest, the Municipality of Leon Postigo, on the south, the Municipality of Siayan on the east, the Municipality of Bayug, Zamboanga del Sur on the southeast, the municipality lies 123 degrees .01 minute east longitudes and 8 degrees, 23 minutes north latitudes.

It is approximately 89 kilometers away from Dipolog City and 234 kilometers away from Zamboanga City. Hence, the municipality is identified as the trading hub of the province considering, this is a major terminal point for links to Dipolog City down to Ipil and further down south to Zamboanga City.

The topography of the town is generally coastal on the western parts while on the eastern sides are uplands. It consists mostly of alluvial, gently sloping hills and rock lands (82.5%), plain to slightly rolling and hilly to the mountainous area (15%) and inland valleys (2.5%) along its western coast facing the Sulu Sea. There are four major rivers traverse the area; Piao River (2.7km), Sindangan River (3.1km), Ingin River (9.3km), and Talinga River (13.7 km) a number of waterways such as rivers, small creeks and streams.

Port of Sindangan is composed of a reclaimed land area with a single structure protruding out into the sea-facing the southwest.

  • Oceanography

Due to the location is near to the river, the soil beneath the seabed is muddy. The deepest portion near the RC Pier is about 11 meters.

  • Climatological Condition

Sindangan enjoys relatively mild weather all year long which has a dry season from December to April and wet season from May to November. Lying on a niche in western Mindanao far from Pacific Ocean, the town is sheltered from typhoons though strong winds and rains that occasionally hit the town from the southwest monsoon in the months from June to August. At an average temperature of 28.2 °C, April is the hottest month of the year. At 26.9 °C on average, January is the coldest month of the year. Between the driest and wettest months, the difference in precipitation is 266 mm. The rainfall averages 2538 mm.

The waters around the Port of Sindangan are calm from mid-October to July as it is protected from the “Timog” or Easterly Wind and the “Amihan” or the Northeasterly Wind by land mass located on the east and north of the port. During Habagat season however, from August to mid-October, when the wind comes from the South West and West, the waters around the port maybe a little choppy.

  • Seismic Condition

The nearest active fault in the area is located at Leon B. Postigo, Zamboanga Del Norte.



PORT FACILITIES

  1. Berthing Areas

Total berthing length – 213.96m

Three (3) berths that can accommodate three (3) vessels at the same time.

Ramp 1 (11m x 9mm) and depth 3 – 4 meters

Berth No. 1: 78 meters length and depth 5 – 7 meters

Berth No. 2: 78 meters length and depth 5 – 7 meters

Berth No. 3 – 4 : 75 meters and depth 7 – 10 meters (ongoing construction)

  • Roll-On-Roll-Off Facilities

One (1) RORO Ramp

  • Anchorage

8°15, 024’ North

122°59, 235’ East

  • Storage Facilities (None)
  • Container Yard (None)
  • Container Freight Station (None)
  • Marshalling Area (None)
  • Back-up Area 3,635.65 sq. m.
  1. Vehicle Parking Area 1,345 sq. m.
  • Cargo Handling Equipment(None). CHO is under STU
  • Other port facilities/amenities
  • Fenders  500H x 1500L V-Type RDF-23 units
  • Double Arm Lamp Post = 15 units
  • High Mast Water = 1 unit
  • Electrical Room = 2.00m X 3.00m
  • Generator Set = 50kVa
  • Rock Causeway 9.00 X 150.00m
  • Power Plant Station = 30 sq. m.

PORT SERVICES

  1. Vessel Services
  2. Pilotage
Business Name Operator Name Address Contact Number
Iligan Harbor Pilot Association Capt. Richard T. Centino 3rdflr. Dupoint/Dismark Bldg., Cor. Zamora &Liuch St. Iligan City (063) 221-5512
  • Bunkering (none)
  • Chandling(none)
  • Towing/Tugging (none)
  • Line Handling
Business Name Operator Name Address Contact Number
Sindangan Port Services (STU) PPA Port Area, Barangay Calatunan, Sindangan, ZDN (065)224 5040
  • Mooring/Unmooring
Business Name Operator Name Address Contact Number
Sindangan Port Services (STU) PPA Port Area, Barangay Lamao, Liloy, ZDN (065)224 5040
  • Fumigation (none)
  • Waste Disposal (none)
  • Water Taxi (none)
  • Laundering (none)
  • Vessel Cleaning (none)
  • Water Suppliers (none)
  • Vessel Repair/Maintenance (none)
  • Other vessel services available (none)
  1. Cargo Services
  2. Cargo Handling
Business Name Operator Name Address Contact Number
Sindangan Port Services (STU) PPA Port Area, Barangay Calatunan, Sindangan, ZDN (065)224 5040
  • Barging/Lighterage Operations (none)
  • Cargo Checking (none)
  • Cargo Surveying (none)
  • Transport Service/Cargo Forwarding/Hauling/Trucking
  • Storage (none)
  • Warehousing (none)
  • Weighbridge (none)
  • Brokerage (none)
  • Other available services on cargoes (none)
  1. Passenger Services
  2. Passenger Terminal Building (none)
  3. Passenger Ferry Service (none)
  4. Garage Service (none)
  5. Medical Facilities
Business Name Operator Name Address Contact Number
Sindangan Integrated District Hospital (about 7 kilometers from the port) LGU Sindangan, 2nd District, Zamboanga del Norte Poblacion, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte 169
  • Booking/Ticketing Office (none)
  • Necessary Customs, Immigration, Quarantine & Health Clearances
Business Name Operator Name Address Contact Number
Maritime Industry Authority AJ Totoh Dapitan City 09177843198
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Arcelita A. Andaya Dipolog City 09177231430
Bureau of Animal Industry Dr. Darwin B. Abadilla Manukan Zamboanga del Norte 09778015822
Bureau of Plant Industry Benito S. Mendoza Zamboanga City 09069108007
  • Communication Service (none)
  • Canteen Services/Shops/Stores (none)
  • Other available passenger services (none)

One(1) private port under the jurisdiction of TMO Sindangan.

  • Mindanao Estate Timber Corporation (METC)

No passenger vessel operating at the Port of Sindangan, TMO Sindangan.