Ormoc, Eastern Visayas Region, Philippines
Ormoc seaport (Port Code:PHORM) serves as inter-island passenger and vehicle transportation port (RoRo). It serves the City of Ormoc and its surrounding area. It is located in the city with just 1 kilometer distance from the center of the city or approximately 5 minutes with light traffic. A variety of different kinds of ships are available for passenger journeys ranging from pump boats & fastcrafts for short journeys to ferries & ships for longer journeys.
Ormoc port is the head office of the Port Management Office of Western Leyte / Biliran (PMOWLB). It is the second port of Region 8 and its location make it a good alternative to Tacloban port for cargo coming from Cebu. The port of Ormoc can cater to both small foreign and domestic vessels, and receive containerized cargoes as well as bulk and breakbulk cargoes. The main inbound cargoes are cement and the outbound commodities are copra. Cement from Cebu and copra/s are bound for Jimenez.
The port is often congested but there is a port expansion project. The average waiting time before berthing depends upon the availability of the berthing space but can be up to 3 days. The channel draft of Ormoc port is 11.7 m. The limitation of the vessels is 91 m length and 7m draft maximum.