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US ports forecast for further growth; terminal owner seeks end to West Coast crisis

US ports forecast for further growth; terminal owner seeks end to West Coast crisis

Jan. 31 | The U.S. shipping sector is forecast to grow further in tandem with firmer steps by the U.S. economy toward recovery, according to Business Monitor International (BMI) in its latest outlook. BMI said it maintains a “cautiously optimistic view” on...

Box carriers portray improved business picture for 2014

Box carriers portray improved business picture for 2014

Jan. 31 | The operating environment in 2014 was comparatively less harsh for some global ocean liner owners, as shown by their annual financial statements. The container division of Hanjin Shipping said total sales slid but operating profit climbed up to black...

Asia-Pacific cargo airlines accelerate 5.4% after 3-year slump

Asia-Pacific cargo airlines accelerate 5.4% after 3-year slump

Jan. 31 | The outlook for Asia-Pacific airlines for 2015 remains positive, as regional carriers logged healthy growth last year and appear set for more of the same in the new year, according to figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). The...

PH truckers back on Roxas Boulevard but for a limited time only

PH truckers back on Roxas Boulevard but for a limited time only

Jan. 30 | Truckers may use Roxas Boulevard during early hours of the morning, but only from February 2 to 15. Following the request of truckers, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Atty Francis Tolentino issued Memorandum Circular 01-2015...

Cebu Pacific pays P52M fine

Cebu Pacific pays P52M fine

Jan. 30 | Cebu Pacific Air has fully paid the P52-million fine imposed against it by the Philippine government for numerous flight delays and suspensions that caused chaos in Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 during the last Christmas rush. “The...

ASEAN single market only 95% integrated by end-2015

ASEAN single market only 95% integrated by end-2015

Jan. 28 | The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will officially call itself a single market by year’s end, but it will not be able to realize complete integration until five years later, according to Malaysia’s International Trade Minister Mustapa...

Intra-Asia freight trade to grow fourfold by 2050—report

Intra-Asia freight trade to grow fourfold by 2050—report

Jan. 28 | In the face of shifting global trade patterns, international freight transport volumes will grow more than fourfold and average transport distance across all modes will increase 12% by 2050, according to a new report by the International Transport Forum...

HK port volumes shrink but Kaohsiung traffic grows

HK port volumes shrink but Kaohsiung traffic grows

Jan. 28 | The Port of Hong Kong registered a lower annual traffic last year, processing 22.2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a decrease of 0.3% from 2013 and the third successive year of decline for the maritime hub. Contributing to the slide was the...

PH truckers seek extended freeze of anti-overloading rule

PH truckers seek extended freeze of anti-overloading rule

Jan. 27 | Philippine truckers will appeal for a one-year extension of the moratorium on implementation of the anti-overloading policy for trucks. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last August extended to January 31, 2015 the suspension of the enforcement...

LTFRB extends franchise deadline for port-bound trucks to Jan 31

LTFRB extends franchise deadline for port-bound trucks to Jan 31

Jan. 27 | The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has extended the deadline of application for a franchise for trucks with port-related services to January 31 from January 15. In a text message to PortCalls, LTFRB chairman Atty. Winston...
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