30 September 2019 

Oriental Port and Allied Services Corporation (OPASCOR), inaugurated its new Finger Pier Facility. After a year of construction, the facility is now ready to accommodate general cargo vessels carrying rice, steel, cement, salt and other bulk cargoes bound for Cebu.

It was a day of realizing a vision into a reality. Together with over 250 clients and guests, OPASCOR was proud to celebrate this new milestone for the company.


The Finger Pier is located at the northern end of the Cebu International Port (CIP). A 1-Billion port facility constructed in collaboration with the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) to address the need for more berth and yard space in Cebu’s international port and increase its operational capacity.

With a berth area of Two Hundred Fifty (250) Meters, the pier can accommodate two (2) small/medium vessels or one large vessel. It has a yard space of 7,500 Square Meters capable of stacking an additional load of 1,050 TEUs of containers, thereby increasing the total storage capacity of the Cebu International Port (CIP) to more than 10,000 TEUs at any given time.

At its maximum use, the total annual capacity of the existing CIP Container Yard is 780,000 TEUs at an average dwell time of 4.5 days and for the CIP Finger Pier Yard is 120,000 TEUs at an average dwell time of 3 days.

With the newly constructed Finger Pier, the current CIP berthing area for foreign cargoes shall be primarily used to service vessels carrying containerized cargoes, hence it can now accommodate bigger containerized vessels, or more vessels of the same sizes as those presently calling at the Cebu International Port.

Also, a ramp is constructed designed for RORO Vessels or Barges. This is to allow barging as a viable alternative of transporting cargoes outside of CIP via the sea to avoid road congestion. The use of waterway hustling as a logistical tool for urban and countryside distribution of cargoes will complement the existing traffic grid and further improve port connectivity. 



This project is an evidence that OPASCOR truly delivers its promise of Optimum Quality in Port Services, Always. As what OPASCOR Chairman and CEO, Atty. Tomas A. Riveral, saidPutting the customers first can reap greater rewards than short-sighted drive to protect share price”.


OPASCOR is thankful to the people and organization that made this project possible namely: Cebu Port Authority, Cebu port stakeholders, BDO Unibank Inc. - Commercial Banking Division VisMin, the project’s contractor EquiParco Construction Company, the dedication of all OPASCOR Finger Pier Working Committee Members, the company’s employees, managers, corporate officers and Board of Directors headed by Atty. Tomas A. Riveral and above all, upon the grace and guidance of the Almighty.

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