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San Jose Port

January 24, 2011 by  
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San Jose is the main port serving Occidental Mindoro to the west of the central mountain range. Chief commodities handled at the port are rock salt, palay, rice, tobacco, live animals and other agricultural products for outbound cargo and cement, fertilizer and general commodities for inbound cargo

–It is approximately 2 kilometers from the Municipality of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. It is 217 miles from Manila via the Verde Island Passage and 170 miles via the Calavite Passage.

Port Limits: The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of San Jose (Occidental Mindoro) is delineated and particularly described, as follows:
“Beginning at point marked 1 on the plan, thence to point 2 at a distance of 303.00 m with bearing S 66? 30’ E, thence to point 3 at a distance of 652.00 m with bearing N 24? 30’ E, thence to point 4 at a distance of 612.45 m with bearing N 65? 40’ W, thence to point 5 at a distance of 685.00 m with bearing S 24? 30’ W, thence to point 1, the point of beginning at a distance of 310.00 m with bearing S 70? 57’ E, all in all comprising a total area of 405,467.91 sq.m. more or less.”
(Reference: Presidential Executive Order No. 416)

Navigational Approach: Latitude 120 19’55”N, longtitude 121005’10”E.The port is about 150 m NW from the Caminawit Point on the southwestern tip of Mindoro island. . Sea distance to Batangas City is 135 nautical miles.

Sea Distance
–From San Jose to: (N.M.= Nautical Miles)
Batangas City – 135.20 N.M.;
Coron, Busuanga Island – 58.60 N.M.;
Coron, Palawan – 57.00 N.M.;
Culiion, Palawan – 68.90 N.M.;
Manila(via Apo East Passage) – 169.90 N.M.;
Manila (via East Passage Tablas Strait) – 216.80 N.M.;
Puerto Princesa – 222.60 N.M.;
Semirara Island (via Ambulong West) – 35.00 N.M.;
Semirara Island (via Ilin Strait) – 25.10 N.M.

Pilot Boarding Station
–Not compulsory at the port.

Total Port Area
–14,074.20 square meters.

– Port Facilities
Facilities of the port includes the old pier on concrete piles measuring 60 m long and 15 m wide fendered by timber pile clusters and used by wooden seacraft or “batels”. Draft alongside is from 1.0 to 2.0 meters. It also has a concrete wharf 60 m long with controlling draft of 3.0 m and a concrete pier projecting 74 meters from the wharf seaward with a 32 m wide ramp at the offshore end and another 32 m long berth at the west side of the pier. It has a controlling draft of 3 to 4 meters. Other facilities are an asphalt paved open storage with an area of 1,612 sq.m.; a multi-purpose building housing a covered storage area of 225 sq.m. and the building further provides another 300 sq.m. for passenger terminal with amenities and parking area

– Port Services

–Prudential Customs Brokerage Services, Inc., Port of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro.
Prudential Customs Brokerage Services, Inc., 5/F Solid Mills Bldg., Dela Rosa St., cor. Adelantado St., Legazpi Village, Makati City

Leo Dante N. Boonggaling
Branch Manager

–Not compulsory. Tug assistance is not provided but tugs may be hired in Batangas
port. Transport service to and from the port is predominantly provided by motor tricycles.

Park & Sail
–Not available; only parking area for vehicles dropping and picking up passengers

PTB Services
–RoRo Operations has long been suspended due to heavy siltation

Port Security Service
–This is provided by LWDAI.

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–Chevron, Caltex and Petron

Water Supply
–Daloy Tubig, a PTO Holder

Garbage Collection
–Garbage collection service is provided by the Municipal Garbage Collector.

Fuel Supply
–Available in limited quantities from local suppliers.

Ship Repair
–Nearest shipyards are located in Manila and Batangas.

— Accredited Transport/ haulers load/unload goods to and from the barges. Transport service to and from the port is predominantly provided by motor tricycles.

Provision & Store
— None.

–Telecommunications Cellular phone services are provide by Smart, Globe and Sun while landline services (local/NDD/IDD) is provided by Digitel

— Westmin Hospital and Zapanta Hospital

–Land Bank of the Philippines
Philippine National Bank
Development Bank of the Phils.
Metro Bank and Trust company
Veterans Bank
Allied Bank
United Coconut Planters Bank
Asian Trust Bank

Distance to airport
–6.5 kms. Where regular domestic flights are provided by Asian Spirit and Air Philippines.

Shipping Services
RORO operation has long been suspended due to heavy siltation

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TMO San Jose

Caminawit Port, San Jose,

Occidental Mindoro

Tel. No. (043) 4912707


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