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PH ports, airports under heightened alert amid Marawi clashes

PH ports, airports under heightened alert amid Marawi clashes

May. 27 | Security measures have been stepped up at Philippine ports and airports following clashes between Islamist militants and government troops in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. While observing normal business operations, ports in the Mindanao region are under...

PPA oversight body created to identify, resolve Manila North Harbor issues

PPA oversight body created to identify, resolve Manila North Harbor issues

May. 22 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has created an operations oversight committee to look into concerns of stakeholders using the Manila North Harbor and ensure the efficient movement of goods passing through the port. Operations Memorandum Order (OMO)...

PPA earmarks P950M to improve 10 ports

PPA earmarks P950M to improve 10 ports

May. 18 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be spending almost a billion pesos to develop and dredge 10 ports in different areas of the country. In separate bid bulletins, PPA said it intends to spend P948.865 million under its 2017 corporate budget to...

Q1 cargo volume at PH ports up but at a slower pace

Q1 cargo volume at PH ports up but at a slower pace

May. 16 | Container throughput for the first quarter was up 4.08% over the same period last year. Photo courtesy of Manila South Harbor operator Asian Terminals Inc. Cargo volume handled by Philippine ports sustained its growth in the first quarter of 2017 but...

PPA approves 11% hike in cargo handling rates at Batangas port

PPA approves 11% hike in cargo handling rates at Batangas port

May. 16 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has approved an 11% increase in cargo-handling rates at Batangas Port Phase 1, to take effect on May 28. The 11% increase is in addition to the 10% provisional increase granted in 2013, according to PPA Memorandum...

Modernization of PH ro-ro service underway

Modernization of PH ro-ro service underway

May. 11 | The Philippine government will modernize the country’s roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) system, targeting the country’s three major nautical highways—Western, Central, and Eastern—and other ro-ro routes. The modernization program will be under the Department...

PH ports log 1.76% gain in Jan cargo throughput

PH ports log 1.76% gain in Jan cargo throughput

May. 7 | Cargo volume handled by Philippine ports grew 1.76% in January 2017, driven by increases in both foreign and domestic cargoes. Cargo volume for the month reached 17.476 million metric tons (mmt), slightly higher than the 17.175 million mmt handled in...

PPA: Sufficient Manila ports capacity during ASEAN meet

PPA: Sufficient Manila ports capacity during ASEAN meet

Apr. 27 | The Philippine Ports Authority urged cargo owners to maximize their import deliveries during the ASEAN summit to reduce the commercial impact of stringent security procedures on daily operations. Photo courtesy of Manila South Harbor operator Asian Terminals...

ICTSI proposes construction of multi-billion peso overpass to MICT

ICTSI proposes construction of multi-billion peso overpass to MICT

Apr. 24 | Port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is improving access to and from its flagship operation, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), with two road projects, including a multi-billion-peso overpass. ICTSI has submitted...

PH ports security tightened in time for summer break

PH ports security tightened in time for summer break

Apr. 13 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has tightened security at all its ports as it expects a busy summer this year. PPA directed over the weekend all port managers to mobilize their emergency response teams and security and safety personnel to ensure...
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