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Archive for November, 2007

Implementation of the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)

Implementation of the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)

Nov. 19 | THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) has already announced that the Revised Kyoto Conven-tion (RKC) will be adopted before the end of the year and will be implemented in the coming months and years. Known formally as the “The International Convention on the...

Legal Issues Involving Customs Demand Letters

Legal Issues Involving Customs Demand Letters

Nov. 5 | EARLY this year (March 12, 2007 column), we wrote about how importers are receiving demand letters from the Liquidation and Billing Division (LBD) of the various ports for payment of additional assessments on previous importations. Unlike previous demand...

PCCI to help PPA look for funds for dredging projects

PCCI to help PPA look for funds for dredging projects

Nov. 5 | WHILE waiting for a new operator for the North Harbor, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) will help the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) source needed funds to finance dredging at the port as well as the Pasig River. “We have...

Lorenzo takes delivery of vessel

Lorenzo takes delivery of vessel

Nov. 5 | MAGSAYSAY-owned Lorenzo Shipping Corp.(LSC) has taken delivery of one of three vessels, part of a refleeting program started two years ago when Magsaysay took over controlling stake at LSC. LSC officer-in-charge Roberto Umali, who also heads sister company...

Southern RP shippers: Abolish THC immediately

Southern RP shippers: Abolish THC immediately

Nov. 5 | SHIPPERS from southern Philippines want the government to immediately reduce if not abolish the terminal handling charge (THC) being billed by international shipping lines. The Mindanao Federation of Shippers Association (Minfesa) and the Philippine Exporters...

ATS posts net income of P480.8M for first nine months

ATS posts net income of P480.8M for first nine months

Nov. 5 | ABOITIZ Transport System Corp. (ATS) reported a net income of P480.8 million in the first nine months of the year, a reversal from last year’s net loss of P353.2 million. ATS said its income from operations improved considerably to P119.8 million...

Special purpose company for NH proposed

Special purpose company for NH proposed

Nov. 5 | THE Philippine Interisland Shipping Association (PISA) is proposing the creation of a special purpose company to undertake the immediate modernization of North Harbor. Former PISA chair and Magsaysay Maritime Corp. chief executive Doris Magsaysay-Ho said...

Batangas Port access easier with STAR opening

Batangas Port access easier with STAR opening

Nov. 5 | CAVITE, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) shippers will have faster access to Batangas Port in two months with the expected opening of an arterial road to the port, according to infrastructure monitoring task force director general Serge Remonde...
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