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Archive for March, 2010

BOC mulls auto payment of penalties under e2m

BOC mulls auto payment of penalties under e2m

Mar. 29 | THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is eyeing the automation of penalty payments under the electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system to ensure the fine goes straight to government coffers. BOC admitted the current manual process for late submission of electronic manifests...

NH equipment remains wanting, say carriers

NH equipment remains wanting, say carriers

Mar. 24 | THE cargo-handling equipment installed at the North Harbor by new operator Manila North Harbour Port, Inc (MNHPI) still does not warrant a turnover, according to local carriers. “The new facilities being put in place are not even suitable for carriers’...

TNT mulls direct RP flights

TNT mulls direct RP flights

Mar. 24 | TNT Express Philippines is eyeing the introduction of direct flights to/from the Philippines and entering into inter-line agreements with airlines to boost capacity. TNT Express country manager Cetin Yalcin said direct flights to/from either Cebu or Manila...

Fresh bidding for Macapagal Terminal 2 ordered

Fresh bidding for Macapagal Terminal 2 ordered

Mar. 24 | CLARK International Airport Corp (CIAC) has reopened bidding for the construction and development of its Terminal 2 (T2) airport project after an earlier bid failed to pass ownership requirements. CIAC said it rejected with finality the offer of a consortium...

Criminal case vs Sulpicio officials warranted

Criminal case vs Sulpicio officials warranted

Mar. 24 | THE Department of Justice (DOJ) affirmed the recommendation of its investigating body and allowed the filing of criminal charges against Sulpicio vice president Edward Go and deceased vessel captain Florencio Marimon for the sinking of MV Princess of...

Forwarders complain of “very strict” e2m implementation

Forwarders complain of “very strict” e2m implementation

Mar. 24 | SEAFREIGHT forwarders are up in arms over the strict implementation of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) electronic-to-mobile/import assessment system (e2m/IAS), specifically the submission of the electronic consolidated cargo manifest (e-CCM). “The BOC is...

Private sector hits at lack of concrete policies in shipping

Private sector hits at lack of concrete policies in shipping

Mar. 22 | THE lack of concrete policies is to blame for the stunted growth of the local shipping industry. “Government really has no policy framework to develop the domestic shipping industry,” said Philippine Ro-Ro Operator Association (PROA) chair and National...

Customs launches National Single Window

Customs launches National Single Window

Mar. 22 | THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) formally launched the National Single Window (NSW) last week connecting a few government agencies to the BOC database. At the launch, Customs commissioner Napoleon Morales said the NSW simplifies and harmonizes customs and...

Asian Terminals joins Naval Supply Depot bidding

Asian Terminals joins Naval Supply Depot bidding

Mar. 22 | ASIAN Terminals, Inc (ATI) is challenging Harbour Centre Port Terminals, Inc’s (HCPTI) offer to operate Subic’s Naval Supply Depot (NSD). “The company purchased the Request for Proposal (bidding by Swiss challenge) for the development, operations...

SBMA seaport dep’t shoots for revenues of P568M

SBMA seaport dep’t shoots for revenues of P568M

Mar. 22 | THE seaport department of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) expects to collect P568 million in revenues this year — P510 million from core revenue sources and P58 million from other sources. Of the core revenues, P146.210 million will be accounted...