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Monthly Archives: January, 2010

Revenues of Asia Pac airlines dip 20% in ’09

AS expected, member airlines of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) posted steep declines in both cargo and passenger traffic in 2009 mainly...

FTAs no great shakes, according to forwarders

RECENT free trade agreements (FTAs) entered into by the country will not greatly benefit international freight forwarders, at least not in the short term. A...

PAL to develop cargo markets in Brisbane and Riyadh

FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will aggressively develop its cargo business in the Brisbane and Riyadh markets, soon to be serviced once again by...

INS tests import clearance system with DA agencies

CUSTOMS value-added service provider InterCommerce Network Systems (INS) is pilot testing an electronic import clearance system with the Department of Agriculture for official rollout...

Petron not renewing expired tanker contracts

PETRON Corp is reducing contracts with local tanker operators, and this is making members of the Philippine Petroleum Sea Transport Association (Philpesta) antsy. Petron's decision...

Stakeholders hold out hope for RKC ratification

PORT users remain optimistic that the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC) will be ratified by the Senate despite continuing political squabbles in its halls. Members of...

PCG wants age cap for passenger vessel imports

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) wants to cap the age of passenger vessels that may be imported to 10 years to improve safety. Vessels operating...

Four agencies get priority in NSW

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is finalizing its link with four government agencies under the National Single Window (NSW). This after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo...

PLSA opposes concession fees in North Harbor

THE Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) wants the provision on concession fees for ancillary services deleted under the North Harbor contract, claiming it is...

Business as usual after fire, according to BOC

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) yesterday (Jan 26) assured port stakeholders there will be minimal delays in the filing and clearing of cargoes after...
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