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Yearly Archives: 2008

BOC-PCG ink anti-smuggling deal

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) recently signed a memorandum of agreement designed to help fight smuggling. The agreement allows...

Batangas port to slash cargo-handling rates by 14%

PORT operator Asian Terminals, Inc (ATI) will offer a 14% cut in cargo-handling rates in Batangas Port to boost traffic. “We are implementing the cut...

International Trade Arrangements

LAST Friday, we were invited to speak at the two-day conference of the Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP) held at EDSA...

Accreditation of Cargo Surveyors

IN a previous column, we wrote about a public consultation conducted by customs two months ago on the accreditation of third party surveyors that...

Non-container business lifts ATI revenues

PORT operator Asian Terminals, Inc. (ATI) reported a consolidated net income of P382 million for the first six months, up 18.8% from P321.4 million...

Transfer of PSB powers to Marina seen this year

THE power to supervise and regulate international sea freight forwarders may be transferred to the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) from the Philippine Shippers’ Bureau...

Resin importation through CBWs restarts today

RESIN importers — under certain conditions — may bring in the commodity through customs bonded warehouses (CBWs) beginning today. “The BOC (Bureau of Customs) acknowledges...

Conversion to double hull for white oil tankers scheduled for 2011

SINGLE-HULL tankers carrying white oil will be phased out at the start of 2011. This was the agreement between the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina)...

PAL expects savings of $20-30M this year

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL), the country’s flag carrier, will implement a fuel-efficiency program to bring in savings of $20-$30 million a year. “Once again, a pall...

PCG exempts int’l carriers from vessel rules during bad weather

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is excluding international shipping lines from guidelines on vessel movement during inclement weather. “International carriers are excluded from the new...
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