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Monthly Archives: February, 2015

PH box volumes higher in 2014 despite congestion, truck ban

Cargo volume at Philippine ports grew 5% in 2014 to 211.2 million metric tons (mmt) from 201.91 mmt in 2013, according to the Philippine...

JV to operate ICTSI’s Laguna inland container terminal

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) through its subsidiary, IW Cargo Handlers Inc. (ICHI), has forged a joint venture with three Japanese firms to...

Senate bill opening PH ports to foreign vessels ok’d on 3rd reading

The Senate has approved on third and final reading the bill that will allow foreign ships to dock at multiple Philippine ports if they...

Income, volume surge as congestion drives traffic to Subic Freeport

Revenues from port operations at the Subic Bay Freeport in 2014 increased 45% to P909 million as volumes handled at the port reached a...

ASEAN RORO launch to hasten regional trade, integration

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) stand to benefit in various ways once the ASEAN Highway Network (AHN) is completed. Also...

P123.8B Laguna expressway and dike project attracts 4 bidders

Four groups have submitted qualification documents for the P123.8-billion Laguna Lakeshore Expressway and Dike Project (LLEDP), the Aquino administration’s biggest public-private partnership development. The prospective...

Dredging at Batangas port seen to hike traffic

Listed port operator Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) has completed dredging the entrance channel to the Batangas port, providing the Southern Luzon hub a deeper...

PH, France ink land transport development pacts

The Philippines and France have signed agreements on three local transport development projects to be undertaken with the involvement of French companies. The signing rites...

BOC destroys P50M worth of counterfeit footwear

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has destroyed over 150,000 pairs of smuggled counterfeit footwear products that bore well-known brands and had a market worth...

Malaysia’s Westports on lookout for M&A deals within ASEAN

Port operator Westports Holdings of Malaysia is eyeing a merger and acquisition (M&A) deal in the Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) region, noting that...
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