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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 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...

PPA’s 2016 profit exceeds target by 165%

PPA’s 2016 profit exceeds target by 165%

Mar. 2 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted a P6.159-billion net profit for calendar year 2016, beating the target by 165% or P3.836 billion. PPA, in a statement, said this was achieved with strong figures coming from lay-up fees, roll-on/roll-off (RoRo)...

PPA awaits nod to drop P19B Davao port upgrade, eyes lower project cost 

PPA awaits nod to drop P19B Davao port upgrade, eyes lower project cost 

Feb. 27 | Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Santiago speaking at the “Sea Change” maritime conference jointly organized by the Maritime Law Association of the Philippines and PortCalls on February 24. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is...

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 increase in diesel excise tax from...

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 cargo-handling operators with expired or...

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 District has been increased to...

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 Arthur Tugade, along with other transport...

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 Faeldon, will generate revenues of at least...

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 the system will provide data...
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