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Monthly Archives: June, 2016

PPA’s Raul Santos retires

Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) officer-in-charge (OIC) and assistant general manager for Operations Raul Santos retired on June 29. Santos, who was named OIC early this...

De Lima steps down as PEZA chief after 21 years

Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Lilia B. De Lima has announced her retirement as head of the country’s premier investment promotion agency...

PH shipping lines unfurl industry wish list

Streamlined registration, restored incentives, modernized ports—these are among key entries on the wish list the Philippine domestic shipping sector has for the incoming administration,...

INTTRA develops e-platform for relaying verified box weight

Global ocean shipping e-marketplace INTTRA is providing an electronic tool to enable port stakeholders to comply with the mandatory container weighing rule that will...

BOC revokes OCOM clearance proviso for specific beverage imports

The memorandum requiring some importers to obtain clearance from the Office of the Commissioner (OCOM) in order to secure the release of certain imported...

PPA details process for imposing export storage fees

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has issued a memorandum clarifying how storage charges for export cargoes are assessed. The clarification was issued in view of...

Lorenzo Shipping eyes turnaround after 2015 loss

After posting losses in 2015, Philippine carrier Lorenzo Shipping Corporation (LSC) hopes to engineer a turnaround to profit this year through strategic measures such as...

BOC auctions off P23M worth of seized wares

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is eyeing more than P23.5 million in sales from the public auction of 62 containers of various goods at...

Developer in P38B deal to erect international port city in Davao

An agreement reached between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and Mega Harbour Port and Development, Inc. has paved the way for the construction of a P38-billion...

Use of cold stores in PH agri smuggling exposed

Senator Cynthia Villar is asking the Cold Chain Association of the Philippines (CCAP) to police the cold storage industry, as she divulged information that...

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Empties stay weeks in depots despite global container shortage

Though badly needed, containers worldwide spend on average 45 days empty in depots In China and US, average stay is 61 and 66...

PH export plan to be revisited amid pandemic’s economic impact

• The Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022’s export targets undergoing a periodic review Proposed revisions to align with effects of pandemic and impact...

PAL offers free Antigen tests for Manila-GenSan passengers from Dec 7-17

Free Antigen testing for PAL passengers to General Santos from Dec 7 to 17 Travelers to GenSan must be at the Antigen testing...

EEI, two subcontractors fined for Skyway Extension mishap

The Department of Labor and Employment ordered Skyway Extension Project contractor EEI Corp. and two subcontractors to pay fines for violating several occupational...