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BOC Zamboanga port surpasses revenue targets for Jan-Feb

BOC Zamboanga port surpasses revenue targets for Jan-Feb

Mar. 27 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) office at the Port of Zamboanga has exceeded its revenue collection target for the first two months of 2017 following bigger collections of duties and taxes from rice and cement importation. The port collected a...

Barkadahan Bridge on C-6 to open 2 more lanes by July

Barkadahan Bridge on C-6 to open 2 more lanes by July

Mar. 27 | Two additional lanes on Barkadahan Bridge along C-6 road will be opened to traffic in July, according to the Philippine Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Public Works Secretary Mark Villar in a statement said the widening of the bridge “will...

Public cautioned vs conman claiming to be next customs chief

Public cautioned vs conman claiming to be next customs chief

Mar. 27 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has warned the public against entertaining business proposals from a man who, apart from misrepresenting himself as a replacement for Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon, has been linked to extortion and various...

Robust passenger earnings deliver 122% income growth for Cebu Pacific in 2016

Robust passenger earnings deliver 122% income growth for Cebu Pacific in 2016

Mar. 27 | Cebu Pacific Air and wholly owned subsidiary Cebgo posted a three-digit surge in net income for the second year in a row, generating a 122.3% increase in net income for 2016. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Cebu Pacific said it earned...

PPA downgrades cargo, revenue outlook amid mining, exchange rate blues

PPA downgrades cargo, revenue outlook amid mining, exchange rate blues

Mar. 22 | From substantial cargo and revenue growth recorded in 2016, the Philippine Ports Authority is anticipating “nominal” growth this year due to volatility of the Philippine currency as well as the expected drop in output of the local mining industry. “Last...

ICTSI’s Laguna dry port gets accreditation as off-dock customs facility

ICTSI’s Laguna dry port gets accreditation as off-dock customs facility

Mar. 22 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has certified the Laguna Gateway Inland Container Terminal, Inc. (LGICT), the dry port container-handling facility of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) in Calamba City, Laguna, as an authorized...

P1.3B car storage facility at Batangas port breaks ground

P1.3B car storage facility at Batangas port breaks ground

Mar. 20 | The five-story car storage facility will enable Batangas Port to handle more than 7,000 completely built car units at any single time. Photo from www.asianterminals.com.ph Batangas Port is investing P1.3 billion to build a multilevel car storage facility...

ICTSI bags Grand Anvil for TABS

ICTSI bags Grand Anvil for TABS

Mar. 20 | The way International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) successfully engaged various stakeholders in implementing its truck appointment system project has won top recognition from the Philippines’ largest organization of public relations professionals. The...

Depot raid by BOC yields used clothing, counterfeit goods

Depot raid by BOC yields used clothing, counterfeit goods

Mar. 20 | Agents of the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently raided a central supply depot of used clothing or ‘ukay-ukay’ and counterfeit imported goods along Cuneta Avenue, Pasay City. Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS) director...

​Cebu Pacific increases inter-island connections

​Cebu Pacific increases inter-island connections

Mar. 20 | Cebu Pacific (CEB) is expanding its inter-regional flight network with the addition of two new routes that will connect the Visayas to Northern Mindanao. Starting March 15, CEB flies four times weekly (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays) between...
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