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New Subic-Clark Visa System

New Subic-Clark Visa System

Jun. 15 | LAST January 2009, several government agencies entered into a joint agreement to prescribe a new visa system for the Subic-Clark economic corridor. The new visa and work permit system is scheduled for full implementation on July 1, 2009. As previously...

CAB hearing for Federal Express postponed

CAB hearing for Federal Express postponed

Jun. 1 | THE Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) hearing for the application of Federal Express Pacific, Inc to operate as an international air freight forwarder has been rescheduled to June 9 from the original May 23. This is on account of the absence of the CAB hearing...

Key international airports next recipients of scanners

Key international airports next recipients of scanners

Jun. 1 | THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) will soon provide scanners to key airports. The move mirrors what has been done for the water sector. BOC is looking at installing or replacing old passenger and cargo scanners at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the...

IATA: International air cargo demand slips 21.7% in April

IATA: International air cargo demand slips 21.7% in April

Jun. 1 | INTERNATIONAL air traffic continues to plummet due to the ongoing global financial crisis with cargo as the biggest loser in April, according to a report from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Cargo demand in April decline 21.7% while...

Forwarding newbie Sparta Logistics big on value-added services

Forwarding newbie Sparta Logistics big on value-added services

Jun. 1 | LOGISTICS industry newcomer Sparta Logistics sees opportunities in the Philippines often overlooked by major logistics players. At the sidelines of the company’s recent office inauguration at the Alpha Grandview Condominium in Malate, Manila, chief...

2GO is ATS’ focus of attention in 2009

2GO is ATS’ focus of attention in 2009

Jun. 1 | ABOITIZ Transport System (ATS), the country’s largest domestic vessel operator, is concentrating expansion on its logistics arm 2GO as it expects lackluster performance from its other business ventures. “This year, our expansion is centered...

APEX tops RP-Korean forwarding

APEX tops RP-Korean forwarding

Jun. 1 | KOREAN logistics company Asia Pacific Express Corp (Apex) is optimistic of maintaining its leadership position in the handling of cargo to and from Korea. Apex president and chief executive officer Edward Chang told PortCalls the company is targeting...

Forwarders prepare for BOC IAS e-Manifest

Forwarders prepare for BOC IAS e-Manifest

Jun. 1 | A growing number of freight forwarders/consolidators/non-vessel operating common carriers transacting at the Port of Manila and Manila International Container Port (MICP) are now fast tracking preparations for the eventual implementation of e2m Customs...

Skyland Brokerage sees better trade

Skyland Brokerage sees better trade

Jun. 1 | SKYLAND Brokerage is seeing slight improvements in business this year, if bills of lading (B/L) are to be used as a barometer of growth. “So far things are getting brighter,” Skyland Brokerage president Dominador de Guzman told PortCalls. As...

ICQS harmonization starts at Brooke’s Point

ICQS harmonization starts at Brooke’s Point

Jun. 1 | THE government is stepping up creation of a one-stop-shop for immigration, customs, quarantine and security ICQS) in step with latest initiatives by the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asian Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA). Maritime Industry Authority...
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