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Monthly Archives: April, 2004

A Borderless ASEAN before 2020

IN a previous article, we mentioned that ASEAN has formally agreed to establish an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2020. The agreement was forged during...

Opportunities abound for local ship building, repair industry

THE local shipbuilding ship repair (SBSR) industry is alive and well in the Philippines, thanks to recent developments in the maritime sector and trading...

Marine salvage firm acquires more tugs

THE Malayan Towage and Salvage Corp., a marine towage and salvage company currently assisting in recovery operations for SuperFerry 14, recently acquired more tugboats. The...

APL security executive urges harmonized global regulations

OCEAN carriers and the world's ports and marine terminals risk overlooking a real security threat unless nations align their regulations, a maritime security expert...

Bareboat chartering program boosts RP push for overseas shipping

THE Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) said the overseas shipping sector is exhibiting significant growth, especially with the introduction of the bareboat chartering program. Latest...

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Empties stay weeks in depots despite global container shortage

Though badly needed, containers worldwide spend on average 45 days empty in depots In China and US, average stay is 61 and 66...

PH export plan to be revisited amid pandemic’s economic impact

• The Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022’s export targets undergoing a periodic review Proposed revisions to align with effects of pandemic and impact...

PAL offers free Antigen tests for Manila-GenSan passengers from Dec 7-17

Free Antigen testing for PAL passengers to General Santos from Dec 7 to 17 Travelers to GenSan must be at the Antigen testing...

EEI, two subcontractors fined for Skyway Extension mishap

The Department of Labor and Employment ordered Skyway Extension Project contractor EEI Corp. and two subcontractors to pay fines for violating several occupational...