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Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Manila ports face massive congestion amid truck ban protest

PROTEST greeted Manila City Hall’s implementation of its daytime truck ban on Monday, Feb. 24, with irate truckers going on strike and operators of...

BOC operations affected by Manila expanded truck ban

The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) said operations in two of its largest collection districts have been affected by the expanded Manila truck ban,...

PH ports register 3% increase in cargo throughput in 2013

INBOUND and outbound containerized and non-containerized cargoes handled by Philippine ports increased 2.97% in 2013 to 199.18 million metric tons (mmt) year-on-year, reflecting growth...

PH suspends gross vehicle weight requirement until July 31

The Philippine government has kept suspended until July 31 the enforcement of a law requiring trucks and trailers with Codes 12-2 and 12-3 configurations...

PPA nets P5.5B income as 2013 revenues climb 19% to P11B

Revenue generated by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) in 2013 increased 18.79% year-on-year to P11.045 billion, up from P9.298 billion in 2012 but still...

BOC, US team up to halt money-laundering, customs fraud

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) will set up a Trade Transparency Unit (TTU) in cooperation with the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...

CAB clears Cebu Pacific acquisition of Tigerair

Cebu Pacific Air’s acquisition of low-cost-carrier peer Tigerair Philippines has cleared its first hurdle: getting the approval of the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). CAB executive...

MARINA pilot tests new applications processing system

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has started a pilot test for its Enhanced Special Processing Window/Express Lane (E-SPWEL), a system it has adopted to...

Triple 5 Systems: Key to a Best-in-Class Supply Chain

By Arnel Gamboa About the Author Arnel is the president of Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP). He has been the editor-in-chief of the...

BOC issues own guidelines for accreditation of importers, brokers

The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued the guidelines and procedures for accreditation of importers and customs brokers. Customs Memorandum Order No. 04-2014, signed...

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