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Monthly Archives: October, 2010

Key Customs districts fall short of revenue targets

FOUR key collection districts of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) continued to perform below revenue expectations for September. The Port of Manila (POM), Manila International...

Completion of modular ports pushed back

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will complete modular port projects began by the previous administration by 2012, two years behind the original schedule. The Greater...

Asia Pacific airlines sustain growth numbers in Sept

THE Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines (AAPA) said international freight and passenger market in the region remained robust in September, showing signs the recovery from...

Customs suspends use of yellow lane

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) has suspended the use of the yellow lane under its customs selectivity alert system on suspicion that it is...

Local carriers seek return of free cargo standby time

THE Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) is pushing for the reimposition of the two-hour free standby time for cargoes at the North Harbor. The free...

Brokers mull protest action vs importer accreditation scheme

MEMBERS of the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc (CCBI) may go on strike to protest the turtle-paced and chaotic implementation of the importers’ accreditation...

Japan finds Batangas port use worrisome

THE Japanese government has expressed concern over Batangas Port’s apparent underutilization. Batangas Port Phase II was constructed using a P5.5-billion loan from the Japan Bank...

P40M worth of misdeclared cargoes seized by Customs

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) last week seized an assortment of misdeclared cargoes worth P40 million. Customs Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement Horacio Suansing issued a...

Competition, labor woes cut cargo volumes at PAL

CARGO volume at Philippine Airlines (PAL) is declining due to stiff competition as well as labor row concerns. “PAL is in a unique situation… But...

ARL introduces new lashing planner software

ARL last week launched its lashing planner software, the ARL Lashing Planner. The tool provides visual planning of stevedore lashing teams working on the wharf...
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