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Cebu port cargo throughput 8.4% higher in first half

Cebu port cargo throughput 8.4% higher in first half

Sep. 7 | Cargo volume at Cebu’s port increased 8.4% in the first half of 2017 to 18.971 million metric tons (mmt) from 17.502 mmt in the same period last year, data from the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) showed. Domestic cargoes, which accounted for 80% of the...

LBC Express keeps title as leading PH air forwarder

LBC Express keeps title as leading PH air forwarder

Sep. 7 | Logistics and remittance services provider LBC Express, Inc. remains as the top airfreight forwarder in 2016, according to an initial report from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). LBC Express carried 15.244 million kilograms in 2016 for a 25% market...

Chelsea Logistics contemplating takeover of ferry operator

Chelsea Logistics contemplating takeover of ferry operator

Sep. 7 | Photo from www.chelsealogistics.ph Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to buy 100% shares of stocks from the owners of ferry company Starlite Ferries, Inc. (Starlite) and its subsidiaries. CLC in a statement...

Cebu Pacific ups overseas flights for peak season

Cebu Pacific ups overseas flights for peak season

Sep. 7 | From the fourth quarter of 2017 until the first quarter of 2018, low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific is increasing the number of flights between the Philippines and selected routes in Japan, Vietnam, and Indonesia on the back of higher demand during the peak...

BOC chief eyes incentives to meet target, beat corruption

BOC chief eyes incentives to meet target, beat corruption

Sep. 7 | Philippine Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña is looking at giving incentives to hit the P468-billion revenue collection target of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) for this year, the amount he has committed to deliver to President Rodrigo Duterte. Lapeña,...

DOF to install cybersecurity shield in all attached agencies

DOF to install cybersecurity shield in all attached agencies

Sep. 7 | The Philippine Department of Finance (DOF) is now putting in place a comprehensive cybersecurity defense structure that will span all its units and attached agencies to shield their online portals and communications systems from increasingly sophisticated...

Singapore to help install smart transport system to solve MM road congestion

Singapore to help install smart transport system to solve MM road congestion

Sep. 7 | The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Singapore government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop an intelligent transport system (ITS) that will ease traffic congestion and reduce pollution in Metro Manila. The...

Chelsea Logistics welcomes cap on age of imported passenger vessels

Chelsea Logistics welcomes cap on age of imported passenger vessels

Sep. 7 | Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) said it supports the new Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) rule putting a cap on the age of imported passenger vessels as this policy is aligned with the company’s fleet modernization program. In a statement,...

PAL renews proposal to build new passenger terminal at NAIA

PAL renews proposal to build new passenger terminal at NAIA

Sep. 7 | Philippine Airlines (PAL) is reviving an earlier proposal to build a new annex building at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 in a bid to accommodate growing passenger volumes. PAL president Jaime Bautista said the proposal, similar...

TWG to study PH implementation of 15-year age ceiling on trucks for hire

TWG to study PH implementation of 15-year age ceiling on trucks for hire

Sep. 7 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has created a technical working group (TWG) to discuss how to implement the department order that effectively puts a 15-year age cap on trucks-for-hire, with the group’s report likely to be out in “a few weeks.” The...
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