Port of Subic Bay
The Port of Subic is within the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, formerly a US Naval Base now managed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority.
Close to Asia’s busiest ports, the 41-hectare port area features a natural cove with harbors of up to 15 meters deep - ideal for quayside boarding and disembarkation. It has 15 operational piers and wharves that can handle all kinds of sea vessels, including Panamax-class types.
Within a few minutes’ walk from the passenger terminal are shopping centers, hotels, casinos and restaurants, offering an array of delectable cuisines.
An easy ride away are beaches, marina, golf course, maritime museum and water-sport facilities and shipwreck diving areas. For meetings and events is the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center, one of the country’s biggest convention facilities. Subic Bay also offers a host of eco-tourism attractions, including three unique nature-based theme parks. Another interesting activity is bird-watching, which has been cited by prestigious bird-watching groups as ”a gold mine in a brilliant environment”.
Also readily available are several lifestyle tour packages to suit every visitor’s fancy. Subic Bay has its own international airport and is a mere 45-minute drive to another international airport.
|Port Of Subic Bay||Alava Pier|
|Purpose||Passenger ships, ferry boat and general cargo vessels|
|Distance from Pilot Boarding Ground||1.9 nm (Approx. 3.5kms)|
|Depth Alongside (at Zero Tide)||12 m|
|Air Draft Clearance (Max)||NA|
|Approach Channel (Min Width/Depth)||700m/40m (Inbound only)|
|Turning Basin (Dia/Depth)||0.600 nm (Approx. 1.1km)|
|Tidal Range||1.5 m|
|Wharf Height (at Zero Tide)||2.6 m|
|Wharf Area (L x W)||520 m x 18 m (original)
181 m x 18 m (extension)
|Vessel Length/Width Restriction (Max)||Pls refer to the pier & wharves|
|Fendering System||Wooden fender|
|Passenger Linkbridge (Connection Width 1.0m)||NA|
|Passenger Linkbridge Connection Interval||NA|
|Passenger Linkbridge Operation Range Above Wharf||NA|
|Water Supply Alongside||Subicwater (pipeline)|
|Bunker Supply Alongside||Silver Seas Marine Ent.|
Mr. Raul F. Marcelo
Deputy Administrator for Tourism
Mr. Ronnie R. Yambao
Manager, Business and Investment Department
Bldg. 229, Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone