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Power banks must be classified as batteries, FedEx says

Power banks must be classified as batteries, FedEx says

Jan. 8 | FedEx Express Philippines said shipments containing power banks must be classified as batteries and prepared according to the new rules published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In service news to its customers, FedEx said that...

CAAP suspends accreditation requirement for handlers of dangerous goods

CAAP suspends accreditation requirement for handlers of dangerous goods

Jul. 27 | Air cargo service providers no longer need to secure accreditation for handling dangerous goods by air from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), at least for now. In Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 23-2016 dated July 11, CAAP director...

Updated PH Orange Book on port safety effective Jan 14

Updated PH Orange Book on port safety effective Jan 14

Jan. 12 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will implement on January 14 the updated and revised version of its rule book on safety, health, and environmental management (SHEM), which incorporates rules on handling and transporting dangerous cargoes. The port...

Marina lists new IMO rules affecting carriers from 2016

Marina lists new IMO rules affecting carriers from 2016

Jan. 11 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is calling on overseas shipping companies registered in the Philippines to get ready for the enforcement of several International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements from 2016 to 2018. In Advisory No. 2016-02...

BOC adjusts off-dock CY/CFS rates after 15 years

BOC adjusts off-dock CY/CFS rates after 15 years

Dec. 8 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released revised uniform rates that will be charged by off-dock container yard/container freight stations (OCCs) starting January 1, 2016. Embodied in Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 41-2015 dated December 1, the new...

PPA compliant with new SOLAS rule on mandatory verification of box weight

PPA compliant with new SOLAS rule on mandatory verification of box weight

Nov. 22 | Philippine ports are ready for the implementation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirement to mandatorily verify weight of packed containers from July 2016, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). PPA Port Operations Services...

PPA updates Orange Book rules on shipping dangerous goods

PPA updates Orange Book rules on shipping dangerous goods

Nov. 22 | The updated PPA SHEM, also called the Orange Book, introduces new regulations in place of outdated ones, according to PPA Safety Specialist Noli Villanueva in a recent presentation during the joint Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association,...
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