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Philippines Transportation Profile 2017

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Railwaystotal: 995 km
narrow gauge: 995 km 1.067-m gauge (484 km are in operation) (2015)
Roadwaystotal: 216,387 km
paved: 61,093 km
unpaved: 155,294 km (2014)
Waterways3,219 km (limited to vessels with draft less than 1.5 m) (2011)
Pipelinesgas 530 km (2014); oil 138 km; refined products 185 km (2013)
Ports and terminalsmajor seaport(s): Batangas, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Liman, Manila
container port(s) (TEUs): Manila (3,342,200)
Merchant marinetotal: 446
by type: bulk carrier 76, cargo 152, carrier 12, chemical tanker 27, container 17, liquefied gas 5, passenger 7, passenger/cargo 65, petroleum tanker 44, refrigerated cargo 20, roll on/roll off 11, vehicle carrier 10
foreign-owned: 159 (Bermuda 47, China 4, Denmark 2, Germany 2, Greece 5, Japan 77, Malaysia 1, Netherlands 17, Singapore 1, South Korea 1, Taiwan 1, UAE 1)
registered in other countries: 7 (Cyprus 1, Panama 5, unknown 1) (2010)
Airports247 (2013)
Airports - with paved runwaystotal: 89
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
1,524 to 2,437 m: 33
914 to 1,523 m: 34
under 914 m: 10 (2013)
Airports - with unpaved runwaystotal: 158
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 56
under 914 m: 99 (2013)
Heliports2 (2013)
Transportation - notethe International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the South China Sea as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; hijacked vessels are often disguised and cargo diverted to ports in East Asia; crews have been murdered or cast adrift

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017