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Archive for September, 2007

Latest Customs and Trade Updates

Latest Customs and Trade Updates

Sep. 10 | IN our previous columns, we have provided some of the latest developments in the customs and international trade front. Below is a summary of these recent developments and some others that we have not yet written about. Customs Enforcement Measures In...

South Harbor, Manila Harbor Center land swap proposed

South Harbor, Manila Harbor Center land swap proposed

Sep. 3 | THE South Harbor and the Manila Harbor Center should switch places to maximize growth and port potential, decongest traffic as well as protect national heritage. This idea is being pushed by former Philippine Ports Authority general manager and now Maritime...

Cebu Pacific lords over local aviation

Cebu Pacific lords over local aviation

Sep. 3 | BUDGET airline Cebu Pacific (CEB) is the domestic aviation market leader based on Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) passenger data from January to June 2007. CEB carried a total of 2,256,289 passengers for the period in review compared to Philippine Airlines’...

ATS gains P243M from sale of vessel

ATS gains P243M from sale of vessel

Sep. 3 | AFTER SuperFerry 16, Aboitiz Transport System (ATS) has sold another vessel from its SuperFerry fleet, a move seen to convert the firm into a freight service provider and cut its debt by more than half. ATS said it sold and delivered SuperFerry 15 to...

RP ban on single-hull tankers transporting white oil studied

RP ban on single-hull tankers transporting white oil studied

Sep. 3 | AFTER banning single-hulled tankers transporting black oil, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) now plans to phase out similar tankers carrying white oil to protect the environment and to comply with international regulations. Marina administrator...

PPA to appeal SC ruling on Batangas land expropriation

PPA to appeal SC ruling on Batangas land expropriation

Sep. 3 | THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will appeal a Supreme Court (SC) decision ordering the agency to pay P11 billion to owners of expropriated land for the Batangas Port Modernization project. PPA assistant general manager for operations Benjamin Cecilio,...

Advance manifest implementation nears with second VASP

Advance manifest implementation nears with second VASP

Sep. 3 | THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is set to accredit a second value-added service provider (VASP) in the next few days, the missing piece in the implementation of the advance inward foreign manifest (IFM) requirement. In an interview, Customs deputy commissioner...
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