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Over 130 PH port projects finished since 2016

Over 130 PH port projects finished since 2016

Jul. 14 | The Philippine government has completed 133 commercial and tourism port projects worth P6.1 billion from 2016 to the first four months of 2018, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), mother agency of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). In...

ICTSI preferred bidder to operate Sudan container terminal

ICTSI preferred bidder to operate Sudan container terminal

Jul. 14 | Map of Sudan from Google map International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has been confirmed by Sea Ports Corporation of Sudan (SPC) as the preferred bidder to operate and manage the South Port Container Terminal (SPCT) in Sudan under a 20-year...

AirAsia Philippines launches Clark-Taipei flight at Clark airport

AirAsia Philippines launches Clark-Taipei flight at Clark airport

Jul. 14 | Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) President and CEO Alexander Cauguiran (2nd from right) accepts an AirAsia model aircraft from Minister James Chu, deputy representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines, during the...

P66M worth of misdeclared goods, ukay-ukay shipments seized at Manila port

P66M worth of misdeclared goods, ukay-ukay shipments seized at Manila port

Jul. 14 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized seven containers holding various beauty products, misdeclared goods, and used clothing (ukay-ukay), together having an estimated worth of P66.4 million, at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). Of the...

LBC rides digital trend with 2 new e-commerce services

LBC rides digital trend with 2 new e-commerce services

Jul. 10 | LBC Express has launched two new services aimed at addressing the growing market trend of online shopping and e-commerce in the Philippines. LBC recently introduced its Cash on Pickup (COP) and Cash on Delivery (COD) programs, utilizing two of the company’s...

2 new vessels boost FastCat fleet; over a dozen more set to arrive

2 new vessels boost FastCat fleet; over a dozen more set to arrive

Jul. 10 | Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation’s (APFC) FastCat, operator of the Philippines’ largest fleet of mid-speed and internationally classed roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) passenger ferries, has added two brand-new vessels to its fleet. FastCat 12...

PH trade up 5% in May even as exports falter

PH trade up 5% in May even as exports falter

Jul. 10 | Despite the continued decline in exports, the Philippines’ total external trade in goods increased 5.1% in May 2018, boosted by the double-digit growth of imports during the period. Latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority showed the total...

South Harbor posts record container traffic in H1

South Harbor posts record container traffic in H1

Jul. 8 | The volume handled by the Manila South Harbor for the first semester is 5% higher than in the same period in 2017. Photo courtesy of port operator Asian Terminals, Inc. Manila South Harbor handled 560,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the first...

PH files accession instruments to 6 IMO conventions

PH files accession instruments to 6 IMO conventions

Jul. 8 | The Philippines on April 24 and June 6 this year deposited instruments to accession to six maritime conventions with the International Maritime Organization (IMO), according to the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina). Marina in a statement said the...

PH manufacturing index up 20% in May

PH manufacturing index up 20% in May

Jul. 8 | The Philippines’ manufacturing sector continued its growth in May 2018, with both volume and value posting double-digit growth during the month, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). In its latest Monthly Integrated Survey...
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