Regulations are in force for the handling of dangerous cargoes.
Drugs, arms and ammunition.
In case of necessity/emergency, the handling of dangerous cargoes is guided by PPA Administrative Order No. 08-97 entitled "Code of Safe Handling, Storage, and Transport of Dangerous Cargoes in Ports."
The port's cargo handling operators are directed to provide their workers with the appropriate personal protective apparel and other safety tools/equipment during the handling of dangerous cargoes.
For petroleum products, Motor Tanker Vessel is assigned at Berth 11 and maybe assigned to Berth 10 or 12 if former is occupied.
Fire watch is compulsory for inflammable solids and inflammable liquids.