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Most Luzon ports up and running

  • Most ports, especially in Northern Luzon, have resumed operations on Nov 2
  • Ports in Bicol region, which experienced two landfalls when Typhoon Rolly struck on Nov 1, still closed
  • Occidental Mindoro ports still not operational
  • PPA chief Jay Daniel Santiago to inspect ports in Bicol on Nov 4

Vessels taking shelter in Catanduanes where Typhoon Rolly first made landfall on Nov 1 | Photo from Philippine Coast Guard

Most ports in Luzon affected by Typhoon Rolly (international name Goni) are operational as of November 2.

These are the ports in Marinduque, Quezon, Batangas, and Masbate, Calapan in Oriental Mindoro, Bulan, Legazpi, and Matnog, according to Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. during a press briefing on November 2.

Other ports in Bicol region, which experienced two landfalls when Typhoon Rolly struck the Philippines on November 1, are still closed.
Occidental Mindoro ports are also not yet operational as of November 2.

Ports in Northern Luzon ports have resumed operations as of November 2, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA).

Manila South Harbor, Manila International Container Terminal, Batangas and Subic ports also resumed operations on November 2, according to separate advisories from terminal operators.

PPA in a media Viber group message said PPA general manager Jay Daniel Santiago will conduct an inspection of ports in Bicol region on November 4.

Rolly, which weakened to a tropical storm on November 2, is expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility in the morning of November 3. It was initially upgraded to a super typhoon then lowered to a typhoon after making landfall in the country on November 1.

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