Republic of the Philippines

Public-Private Partnership Center

Tri-City Ferry System Project

Project Brief
Implementing Agency

Local Governments of Alaminos City and Dagupan City, Pangasinan and San Fernando City, La Union

Project Description

The project involves the following:

  1. Financing, design and construction of ferry terminals in the Cities of Alaminos and Dagupan, Pangasinan, and floating piers in San Fernando City, La Union for the embarking and alighting of passengers;
  2. Operation and maintenance of the three (3) ferry terminals of Alaminos City, Dagupan City and San Fernando City;
  3. Provision of ferry services to traverse major demand centers, including maintenance of the vessels, according to industry standards, and existing rules and regulation on sea navigation; and
  4. Conduct further marketing and promotional activities and ensure that the facilities constructed harness the cultural and natural wonders of the areas within the loop.

The project aims to decongest the traffic flow in the principal cities, increase the time savings of passengers, and boost the tourism potential of the loop and the region.

A Call for Expression of Interest was issued for the Preparation of a Project Preparation Study (PPS) for the Tri-City Ferry System (TCFS) Project in the Philippines. For more information, visit ADB Consultant Management System Portal through this link:

TA-6559 REG: Implementing the Cities Development Initiative for Asia – Preparation of a Project Preparation Study for the Tri-City Ferry System Project in the Philippines (54128-001)

Indicative Cost

Php 4.87 Billion

Procurement Mode


Contractual Scheme


Contract Term


Implementation Mode







Under development