PROS Architects and Planners

Naval Operating Base Ulugan
Site Development Framework

Project Title & Location
Oyster Bay, Puerto Princesa


The Naval Chief Engineer
Philippine Navy

Project Completion

April 2002

Associated Firms


Services Provided
- Site Analysis
- Planning and Project Management Advise

The operating naval base is located in the western side of the island of Palawan, in the City of Puerto Princesa. The area is specifically located in Barangay Macarascas. The site is 52 kilometers from the city center. It takes 30 minutes by boat to reach the place. Its approximate land mass area is 9.0 hectares.

The development concept is to establish a forward operating base for the Philippine Navy in support of its mandate to protect the country's territorial limits along its western boundary. With the Navy's initial budget of PhP 34,000,000.00, the plan for Phase I of the development shall consist of:

1. Site preparation and general grading
2. Construction of boat landing
3. Rehabilitation of the water supply and distribution system
4. Shore power and lighting facilities
5. Siting and construction of the base administration and security building
6. Construction of the supply depot and warehouse
7. Repair and rehabilitation of the ammunition dump building.

The assistance was provided by PROS A&E in building the technical capability of the Office of the Naval Chief Engineer.