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HK total exports value rises 18.2% in February

HK total exports value rises 18.2% in February

Mar. 31 | The value of Hong Kong’s total goods exports rose 18.2% year-on-year in February, while that of goods imports increased 25.4%, the Census & Statistics Department said. The value of goods exports totaled HKD241.7 billion (US$31.1 billion). Within...

PSA to focus on technology for developing ‘port of the future’

PSA to focus on technology for developing ‘port of the future’

Mar. 30 | Global port operator PSA International will zero in on technology and innovation in order to create a “port of the future” that can adjust to the uncertainties and challenges of the years to come. Tan Chong Meng, group CEO, said they are now seeing...

APL offers new insurance options against cargo-in-transit risks

APL offers new insurance options against cargo-in-transit risks

Mar. 30 | Global box line APL is extending cargo assurance to shippers who want protection against risks of loss or damage to their cargo in transit. Teaming up with one of the largest marine insurance companies in the world, APL is offering cargo assurance options...

Improved trade boosts cargo volumes for Asia’s airlines and airports

Improved trade boosts cargo volumes for Asia’s airlines and airports

Mar. 29 | On both cargo and passenger sides, traffic figures for Asian airlines and airports indicate robust growth in February 2017 as well as in the first two months of the year combined compared to the same periods a year ago. The Association of Asia Pacific...

CMA CGM and PSA open 2 more mega berths in Singapore

CMA CGM and PSA open 2 more mega berths in Singapore

Mar. 29 | The CMA CGM group and port operator PSA kicked off March 27 the second phase of their container terminal joint venture in Singapore. The CMA CGM-PSA Lion Terminal (CPLT) started operations in July 2016 with two mega container berths at PSA Singapore’s...

Shipping expert sees two scenarios in lifting of PH cabotage

Shipping expert sees two scenarios in lifting of PH cabotage

Mar. 29 | Considering the cost of operating ships in the Philippines, a shipping executive sees only two options if the government is to revoke the cabotage policy and therefore allow foreign ships to engage in domestic trade while ensuring a level playing field. At...

DOF unlikely to enter into settlement deal with Mighty

DOF unlikely to enter into settlement deal with Mighty

Mar. 29 | Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said any settlement with Mighty Corp on the latter’s tax evasion case is “now out of the question until the courts say so”. The recent seizure of Mighty cigarettes bearing fake tax stamps would help...

Marina revenue overshoots 2016 target by 43%

Marina revenue overshoots 2016 target by 43%

Mar. 29 | The Philippines’ Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has generated P1.14 billion in revenue in 2016, higher by 15.8% than the P983.728 million achieved in 2015 and beating the target for the year. Revenue from Marina’s operations and services...

Lower House reps conclude 10-day port and ro-ro tour

Lower House reps conclude 10-day port and ro-ro tour

Mar. 29 | Some members of the Philippine Lower House conducted a 10-day port tour and inspection of the country’s Western and Eastern Nautical Highways that are under the Road Roll-on/Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) Transport System (RRTS). The port activity, held from March...

Australia urged to allow entry of PH bananas

Australia urged to allow entry of PH bananas

Mar. 29 | Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has called on Australia to open its market to Philippine bananas, which have remained barred from that country for over 20 years now despite the sustained efforts by local banana growers to comply with Australia’s...
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