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Higher PH transport rates loom with increased excise tax on fuel

Higher PH transport rates loom with increased excise tax on fuel

Feb. 22 | Philippine transport service providers warn any increase in excise tax on petroleum products will mean higher operational costs that will eventually be passed on to consumers. The government is proposing a staggered...

PPA amends holdover period for lapsed cargo-handling contracts

PPA amends holdover period for lapsed cargo-handling contracts

Feb. 16 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has revised in a newly issued administrative order the terms for the holdover period for expiring cargo-handling contracts. PPA Administrative Order (AO) No. 03-2017 said all...

As Cagayan De Oro port traffic rises, PPA adds one more harbor pilot

As Cagayan De Oro port traffic rises, PPA adds one more harbor pilot

Feb. 16 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has increased the number of authorized harbor pilots in Cagayan de Oro as vessel calls in the area continue to grow. The number of authorized harbor pilots in Cagayan de Oro Pilotage...

Surigao airport closed indefinitely but port still operational

Surigao airport closed indefinitely but port still operational

Feb. 15 | The Philippine Department of Transportation is assessing the extent of damage to transport facilities in Surigao following the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that shook the city on February 10. Transportation Secretary...

BOC eyes creation of maritime trading district in Manila

BOC eyes creation of maritime trading district in Manila

Feb. 12 | The Bureau of Customs is making a big push for the creation of the Port of Manila Maritime Trading District (PMTD), which the agency hopes to start by 2018. The project, according to Customs commissioner Nicanor...

PPA to review Ro-Ro port system

PPA to review Ro-Ro port system

Feb. 7 | The Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro-Ro) port system will be revisited by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), 14 years after it started in 2003, to ensure it continues to serve the needs of the trade and tourism sectors. Revisiting...

Asian Terminals empowered to handle berth assignments at Batangas port

Asian Terminals empowered to handle berth assignments at Batangas port

Jan. 31 | Starting February 1, port operator Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) will have the authority to approve and issue berth assignments at the Port of Batangas Phase 1. This power used to reside with the Philippine Ports Authority...

BIMP-EAGA, Asean logistics developments in focus at 2017 ports and shipping conference

BIMP-EAGA, Asean logistics developments in focus at 2017 ports and shipping conference

Jan. 27 | The 9th Philippine Ports and Shipping Conference to be held on Feb 23-24 will highlight strong emergence of the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines-East Asian Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and massive developments along...

PPA Jan-Nov profit overshoots target by 70%

PPA Jan-Nov profit overshoots target by 70%

Jan. 20 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted a 17% hike in net profit in the first 11 months of 2016, anchored on its strong financial performance from July to November last year. Latest data from PPA showed that...

PH cargo volume up 6% in Jan-Oct as imports surge

PH cargo volume up 6% in Jan-Oct as imports surge

Jan. 17 | Manila International Container Terminal handled the largest volume of containerized cargo for the period under review with 1.786 million TEUs. Photo courtesy of port operator International Container Terminal Services,...
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