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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Rail freight transport solution to congestion

Using rail to transport goods will be good for the freight industry, even if it will not significantly alleviate road congestion, a government-owned think...

PPA beefs up port security ahead of summer, Holy Week mass exit

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will implement starting this week tighter security checks at ports ahead of the summer break and Lenten observation. PPA general...

Airlines exempt from BIR import clearance

Airlines with congressional franchises no longer need to secure clearance from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to be able to import aircraft and...

PPA surpasses profit target by 16% despite port woes

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted a 15% increase in net income for the full year 2014 to P4.26 billion from P3.7 billion in...

SMC invests P168B in various road development projects

Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will shell out P168 billion for the expansion and upgrade of its tollway and highway projects. “We look at...

PAL to take out $280M loan to boost Airbus fleet

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will be spending US$280 million this year to acquire five new Airbus aircraft. PAL president and chief operating officer Jaime Bautista...

Survey reveals why shippers choose Manila port over Batangas, Subic

Philippine transport stakeholders prefer shipping through Manila port for its accessibility, availability of service providers, and reliability of shipping schedule, a recent discussion paper...

Building comprehensive infra can forestall port congestion — PPA

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is proposing several infrastructure projects that if undertaken will help prevent port congestion from happening again. PPA assistant general manager...

Carrier alliances to introduce 3 new Asia-USEC services

As the fallout from the U.S. West Coast (USWC) port congestion lingers, there are plans by ocean box carrier alliances to introduce three new...

Vietnam to probe alleged unreasonable surcharges levied by foreign liners

The Government Office of Vietnam said it intends to look into allegations that foreign carriers are levying unreasonable surcharges on local shippers and port...

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