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Monthly Archives: July, 2018

2 new vessels boost FastCat fleet; over a dozen more set to arrive

Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation’s (APFC) FastCat, operator of the Philippines’ largest fleet of mid-speed and internationally classed roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) passenger ferries, has added two...

PH trade up 5% in May even as exports falter

Despite the continued decline in exports, the Philippines’ total external trade in goods increased 5.1% in May 2018, boosted by the double-digit growth of...

BOC develops monitoring system for legal cases

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has created an automated document tracking system to speed up the disposition of criminal and administrative cases the agency...

ASEAN countries launch project to protect marine environment

Seven countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have launched a four-year initiative to improve the environmental health of the seas in...

BOC, ICTSI in joint forum on trade facilitation at MICP

Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (BOC-MICP) and International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) officials will come together for a half-day event to provide...

Harbor Star to raise tug assist rates at MICT by 20%

Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc.’s (HSSSI) application for a 20% increase in tug assist rates at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) has been...

Q1 air freight volume up 12% for PH carriers

Cargo volume handled by Philippine domestic carriers grew 12% in the first quarter of 2018 to 71.299 million kilograms from 63.672 million kg in...

Use depots outside MM, DOTr advises importers to help resolve empty return issues

The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has given its assurance it is working on resolving issues with the return of empty containers. Transport assistant secretary...

South Harbor posts record container traffic in H1

Manila South Harbor handled 560,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the first half of 2018, its highest half-year container volume, according to port operator...

PH files accession instruments to 6 IMO conventions

The Philippines on April 24 and June 6 this year deposited instruments to accession to six maritime conventions with the International Maritime Organization (IMO),...
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