PANABO CITY, Davao del Norte (PNA) – City Mayor Jose Silvosa Sr. is now working for the establishment of a multi-purpose public port here that will become a passengers’ port for providing a 12-minute searide in going to and from Davao City.
“As of now, there's a plan and preparation for it, but we're still getting permits from the Philippine Port Authority (PPA) and other national government agencies," he said.
Silvosa added that they have already identified a public domain area for the public port at the San Pedro village and as initially estimated the project needs about P200 million. He said given the huge resources that the plan entails, the approach in realizing it would be in progressive manner.
Currently, this city has two private ports owned by Tadeco and Dole Philippines. The ports are being used for the shipment of bananas for abroad.