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Archive for October, 2004

ISPM 15: New Import/Export Rules for Wood Packing

ISPM 15: New Import/Export Rules for Wood Packing

Oct. 25 | In addition to security measures being required in international trade, a new issue for the trading community is the growing complication of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures being implemented by member countries of the WTO. Specifically, a new...

Managing Your Customs Issues (3)

Managing Your Customs Issues (3)

Oct. 11 | Our first article for this series discussed the various customs administrative procedures applicable in (a) abandonment proceedings, (b) valuation and classification disputes, and (c) protest and payment under protest. A succeeding article touched on...

APL.com one of ten “great websites”: B2B magazine

APL.com one of ten “great websites”: B2B magazine

Oct. 4 | APL’s Web site has been judged by BtoB magazine to be one of its top ten “Great Web Sites”. In the past, B2B magazine has ranked its top 100 business-to-business (B2B) Web sites with a point system, and APL’s position has risen...

NENACO sees positive court ruling on rehab plan

NENACO sees positive court ruling on rehab plan

Oct. 4 | NEGROS NAVIGATION COMPANY (NENACO) said it anticipates a favorable response from the court on the company’s corporate rehabilitation plan. The court’s verdict on the rehabilitation program is expected to come out in a week or two, disclosed...

Air talks with Myanmar set for end October

Air talks with Myanmar set for end October

Oct. 4 | THE Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) said the Philippine air panel will meet its counterpart in Myanmar by the third week of October to discuss the renewal of the existing air service agreement (ASA) after the original schedule was cancelled in April. CAB...

Metro Pacific to provide P127M for NENACO

Metro Pacific to provide P127M for NENACO

Oct. 4 | NEGROS NAVIGATION COMPANY (NENACO) does not have to scout for a third party to obtain the remaining P127-million funding required for rehabilitation, according to Metro Pacific Corporation. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), Metro...

Strong private sector participation urged in Domestic Shipping Act implementation

Strong private sector participation urged in Domestic Shipping Act implementation

Oct. 4 | THE Philippine Interisland Shipping Association (PISA) is pressing the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to involve the private sector in the implementation of Republic Act No. 9295 or the Domestic Shipping Development Act (DSDA) of 2004 In a letter...

PPA to prioritize development of six ro-ro links in 2005

PPA to prioritize development of six ro-ro links in 2005

Oct. 4 | NEWLY-INSTALLED Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) general manager Oscar M. Sevilla recently identified six roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) links whose development will be prioritized next year to improve efficiencies provided by the Strong Republic Nautical Highway...

Customs awards computerization project consultancy

Customs awards computerization project consultancy

Oct. 4 | THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently awarded the consultancy job for its P500-million computerization project to Pacific Consultants International Philippines, Inc. The bureau signed the contract last week, BOC deputy commissioner for Management Information...

Cold chain sector seeks energy efficiency amid spiraling fuel costs

Cold chain sector seeks energy efficiency amid spiraling fuel costs

Oct. 4 | COLD storage companies are worried over the continuously increasing cost of fuel in the world market, forcing them to seek means to cut operating costs particularly on energy expenses. During the recently concluded 3rd Quarter Cold Chain Association of...
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