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PH ports see 7.4% hike in first-half volume

PH ports see 7.4% hike in first-half volume

Sep. 12 | Photo courtesy of Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. Cargo volume handled by Philippine ports in the first semester of 2017 rose 7.42% due to a favorable business climate, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). Almost all aspects of cargo operations,...

PH carriers against TABS at North Harbor

PH carriers against TABS at North Harbor

Aug. 29 | The Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) is opposing plans to implement a Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS) at the Manila North Harbor (NH), saying it will only add to costs. PLSA, in a position paper submitted to the Philippine Ports...

Marina’s draft regulatory policy to govern ‘freewheeling’ harbor pilots

Marina’s draft regulatory policy to govern ‘freewheeling’ harbor pilots

Aug. 24 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) will be issuing a new policy to regulate the Philippine harbor pilotage sector and make harbor pilots compliant with international standards set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). “We’re creating...

PH carriers, PPA back bills liberalizing harbor pilotage

PH carriers, PPA back bills liberalizing harbor pilotage

Aug. 24 | Shipping lines and the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) are supporting bills seeking to liberalize harbor pilotage and create a regulating body for harbor pilots in the country. Stakeholders manifested their support for the bills during a Lower House...

New formula eyed for PH port rate adjustments

New formula eyed for PH port rate adjustments

Aug. 13 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is proposing a simple and standard formula for computing port and cargo-handling rates in a bid to ease and reduce the cost of doing business on the waterfront. The new formula proposed seeks to comply with the standing...

PPA updates central ro-ro system’s name, ports covered

PPA updates central ro-ro system’s name, ports covered

Aug. 6 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has clarified the name of the country’s central roll-on/roll-off route and updated the list of ports covered by the ro-ro loop. PPA general manager Atty. Jay Daniel Santiago signed Memorandum Circular No. 07-2017...

PPA unveils plan to extend TABS to domestic terminal

PPA unveils plan to extend TABS to domestic terminal

Jul. 31 | Terminal appointment Booking System coming soon to Manila North Harbor. Port photo courtesy of North Harbor terminal operator Asian Terminals, Inc. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) intends to expand the implementation of the Terminal Appointment Booking...

PPA revisits TABS penalties, solicits public feedback

PPA revisits TABS penalties, solicits public feedback

Jul. 31 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is reviewing the implementation of the Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS) and its penalties as it still sees “room for improvement.” “While we know that the TABS system is effective and it has contributed...

BOC: No legal basis to claims of jurisdiction overlap with PPA

BOC: No legal basis to claims of jurisdiction overlap with PPA

Jul. 23 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) emphasized there is “no legal basis” to claims its proposed rules for establishing customs facilities and warehouses (CFWs) undermine the authority of other regulatory agencies such as the Philippine Ports Authority...

PPA ready for global challenges as it marks 43rd anniversary

PPA ready for global challenges as it marks 43rd anniversary

Jul. 21 | Foreign cargoes that entered Philippine ports reached 151.604 million metric tons (mmt) in 2016, up 12.62% from 134.620 mmt handled in 2015. Photo of Manila International Container Terminal courtesy of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. The...
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