Look: Stunning shot of Balanacan Port in Mogpog

Kervin Leal Mirada, a traveler from Mogpog and member of Morion Mountaineers Sta. Cruz Marinduque, Inc. shared his stunning shot of Balanacan Port.

Balanacan is the mainport serving towns on the west side of Marinduque, including the capital town of Boac and the municipalities of Mogpog, Buenavista and Gasan. It links Marinduque with the provinces of Batangas, Mindoro, Quezon, Romblon, Masbate and even Metro Manila and other islands of the Visayas.


Port Profile

Location: Balanacan, one of the two national ports of entry in the province of Marinduque, is located at Lat. 13″ 31.9’N, Long. 121″2’E, northwest of Marinduque, SW of San Andres Point, Balanacan, Marinduque.

Sea Distance: It is 27 nautical miles to Dalahican, Lucena City and 57 nautical miles to Batangas City and sea distance to Manila is 150 nautical miles.

Port Area: The total port area of TMO Balanacan is 5,174.75. square meters. Operational area of 576.00 square meters and a commercial area of 4,598.75 square meters. Approximately, 4,7760 square meters reclaimed area is used for marshaling, parking and open storage.

Fact Pack Reference: Philippines Port Authority
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Romeo A. Mataac, Jr.

About the Author: Romeo A. Mataac, Jr. is the founder and chief correspondent of Marinduque News Network. Concurrently, he is a researcher in a leading global professional services company. He has five year background experience in finance & accounting operations and business process outsourcing. Myong, as he is fondly called by his friends, born and raised in the province of Marinduque. He loves travelling and doing community outreach activities. Email address: info.marinduque@gmail.com. Follow his social media accounts below.

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