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Passengers in seaports breach 100K mark on Holy Wednesday

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 06:53 PM April 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The number of passengers in seaports across the country climbed to 100,000 on Holy Wednesday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

The PCG recorded a total of 104,855 outbound passengers in various port nationwide from 6 a.m. to 12 nn.

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This is four times the number of passengers monitored in the early hours of Wednesday (12 a.m. to 6 a.m.), which was at 24,664.

Most passengers were from Western Visayas provinces, such as Antique, Aklan, Iloilo, and Capiz, where 18,959 passengers were recorded.

This was followed by ports in Central Visayas with 18,177 passengers and Northern Mindanao ports with 16,155 passengers.

Below is the breakdown of the PCG’s tally of passengers:

1.National Capital Region-Central Luzon – 2,420
• Manila – 310
• Pasig – 82
• Bataan – 57
• Zambales – 938
• Laguna de Bay – 1,033

2.Central Visayas – 18,177
• Cebu – 11,479
• Bohol – 3,199
• Southern Cebu – 2,677
• Camotes – 822

3.South Western Mindanao – 3,125
• Zamboanga – 2,247
• Central Tawi-tawi – 878

4.Palawan – 7,470
• Puerto Princesa – 1,788
• El Nido – 3,045
• Roxas – 435
• Cuyo – 34

5.Southern Tagalog – 7,649
• Batangas – 9,641
• Oriental Mindoro – 2,080
• Southern Quezon – 1,876
• Occidental Mindoro – 697
• Romblon – 2,176
• N.Quezon – 820

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6.Western Visayas – 18,959
• Antique – 231
• Aklan – 6,430
• Iloilo – 12,255
• Capiz – 43

7.North Western Luzon – 525
• Pangasinan – 525

8.South Eastern Mindanao – 7,104
• Davao – 7,104

9.Bicol – 8,435
• Albay – 2,406
• Sorsogon – 3,962
• Camarines Sur – 381
• Masbate – 754
• Catanduanes – 234
• Camarines Norte – 698

10.Northern Mindanao – 16,155
• Surigao del Norte – 5,710
• Misamis Occidental – 3,204
• Siargao – 921
• Agusan Del Norte – 1,945
• Dinagat – 570
• Lanao del Norte – 1,026
• Misamis Oriental – 2,146
• Camiguin – 633

11.Eastern Visayas – 5,796
• Western Leyte – 2,796
• Southern Leyte – 830
• Eastern Leyte – 275
• Western Samar – 620
• Northern Samar – 982
• Biliran – 293

12.North Eastern Luzon – 841
• Aparri – 316
• Basco – 525

13.Southern Visayas – 8,199
• Negros Oriental – 4,387
• Negros Occidental – 3,320
• Suquijor – 492

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