THE SUBIC BAY TIMES - Why choose this premier freeport as an investment destination? Let's start with the location.
The soon to be expanded 67,000-hectare special economic zone and free port built in 1992 from a former American naval base, which largely consists of protected areas, including one of the few remaining forests in the Philippines.
As of today, Subic Bay Freeport Zone is one of the most successful military base conversion not just in the Philippines but in the entire world.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
- Subic Bay Freeport Zone is monitored 24/7 by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority's different security, emergency and safety departments
- SBMA Police Department / Law Enforcement Department
- The SBMA Police Department is equipped with various Police Interceptors.
- SBMA Dispensary - Emergency Medical Services
- SBMA Dispensary operates a fleet of ambulances ready to respond 24/7. Some hospitals like Unihealth Baypointe and James L. Gordon Memorial Hospital also responds to medical calls in Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
- SBMA Fire Department
- The SBMA Fire Department is equipped with E-One International Fire Engines, Pierce International Fire Engines, E-ONE Aerial Tower Ladder Truck, E-One International Squad Fire and Rescue Truck. In it's Airport Division, they are equpped with E-ONE Airplane Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) fire engines.
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Subic Bay Freeport offers accessibility by land, sea and air, strategically placing your business right in the heart of Asia's rapid growth markets, as well as those of Australia. Subic Bay's history as a bastion of foreign military might for more than a century is proof enough of the distinct value and advantage of its strategic location.
PORT OF SUBIC
- Natural deep harbor sheltered by the bay
- Two cutting edge container terminals with a total capacity of 600,000 TEUs
- 15 operational piers and wharves that can handle all types of sea vessels, including Panamax-class container vessels
- Other port facilities such as grains and fertilizer terminals, fuel tankers, and port areas for bulk and general cargo, ship lay-ups, roll-on/roll-off vessels, maritime training and ship repair
SUBIC BAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
- A two-hectare area with a modern 10,000-square meter passenger terminal, as well as visual and navigational aids
- Aerodome reference code 4E, meeting International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards for Category 1 precision approach runway
- Well-equipped with E-ONE Airplane Rescue and Firefighting Trucks, World-class medical response and SBMA Law Enforcement Department Airport Division.
DEPENDABLE SUPPORT INFRASTRUCTURE
Other support infrastructures in Subic Bay Freeport provide investors with highly dependable public utility services that are essential their day-to-day business activities, as well as their commercial and industrial operations. These utility services are designed to handle business, commercial and industrial expansion projects as well.
- STATE-OF-THE-ART SECURITY MONITORING SYSTEM
- STATE-OF-THE-ART TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES, including full deployment of next generation network and three-way connectivity via satellite, fiber opticcommunications
- HIGHLY RELIABLE AND STABLE POWER SUPPLY provided by 113-megavolt ampere power plants, which are connected to the National Grid through two (2) sources
- SUFFICIENT, CLEAN AND RELIABLE WATER SUPPLY
- WELL-MAINTAINED FREEPORT-WIDE ROAD NETWORKS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM
- EFFICIENT WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
IMAGINE BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS AMIDST A STUNNING AND MAGNIFICIENT NATURAL SETTING
Subic Bay Freeport's stunning and well-preserved natural environment offers investors and workers alike a perfect backdrop for quality performance.
While a lot of factors are known to influence human welfare and productivity, the proximity of the workplace to the natural environment - just like in Subic Bay Freeport - has been shown to play an important role in boosting workplace performance and welfare. It also helps in managing work-related stress, sustaining mental clarity and focus, and alleviating mental fatigue.