Phoenix Petroleum unit opens new Batangas port facility

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 29 2014 01:29 PM | Updated as of Aug 29 2014 09:31 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Phoenix Petroterminals and Industrial Park Corp. (PPIPC), a subsidiary of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, has opened its new port facility in Batangas to allow locators to accept more shipments.

The new port, located at Brgy. Puting Bato West, Calaca, Batangas, PPIPC’s enhances the firm’s capability to accept more shipments from its locators and prospective locators.

PPIPC said the port facility features an L?shape design with a pier deck of 120 meters x 18m, with 9m width trestle equipped with fenders, bollards, lighting facilities and mooring dolphins.

The recent inauguration of the port facility is in line with the ongoing construction of the power plant of South Luzon Thermal Energy Corporation (SLTEC), which is expected to begin operations by the end of the year.

PPIPC is the owner and developer of the 94?hectare Phoenix Petroterminals & Industrial Park located in the three barangays of Salong, Puting Bato West, and Lumbang Calzada in Calaca.

The industrial park provides a location for companies looking to set up manufacturing plants, warehouses, storage tanks and other facilities, particularly those that rely on water transport.

Currently, the park houses the steel manufacturing plant of Steel Asia Manufacturing Inc., bulk solid warehouse of Arvin International Marketing, Inc., chemical storage facilities of Asian Chemicals Corporation and Philippine Prosperity Chemicals, Inc., the power plant of South Luzon Thermal Energy Corp. and the biggest petroleum depot of Phoenix Petroleum in the country.