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IMO adopts action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships

IMO adopts action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships

Oct. 31 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced it has adopted an action plan that will address marine plastic litter from ships and introduce a number of measures to reduce plastic litter in the marine environment. IMO’s Marine Environment...

Guerrero: no militarization at BOC

Guerrero: no militarization at BOC

Oct. 31 | Rey Leonardo Guerrero on Oct 31 formally took over the position of Bureau of Customs commissioner from Isidro Lapeña. Before his new posting, Guerrero was administrator at the Maritime Industry Industry and chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Newly-installed...

Duterte as BoC chief?

Duterte as BoC chief?

Oct. 30 | President Rodrigo Duterte at the 39th Masskara Festival at the Public Plaza in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental on October 27, 2018. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal suggested that Duterte himself, instead of the military,...

BOC temporarily under military

BOC temporarily under military

Oct. 29 | President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippine military will take over operations at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as he reiterated that all officials and employees of the agency will be placed on floating status. “They will be replaced all—all of them—by...

Asian carriers get boost from vibrant air cargo demand, e-commerce growth

Asian carriers get boost from vibrant air cargo demand, e-commerce growth

Oct. 29 | Both international air passenger demand and air cargo markets showed sustained growth in September amid continued moderation in the global manufacturing sector, according to the latest traffic figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines...

Stakeholders suggest ways to ease high utilization at Manila terminals

Stakeholders suggest ways to ease high utilization at Manila terminals

Oct. 29 | Logistics stakeholders are proposing measures such as transferring empty containers to Batangas and Subic for repositioning and pulling out cargoes on weekends to ease the current high utilization at Manila ports and congestion at empty container yards. At...

IMO adopts amendment supporting carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

IMO adopts amendment supporting carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

Oct. 29 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted an amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulfur in ships’ fuel oil, and approved guidance on ship implementation planning. Adopted on October 26,...

PAL subsidiary opens ferry service to Boracay

PAL subsidiary opens ferry service to Boracay

Oct. 28 | Mabuhay Maritime Express (MME), a wholly owned subsidiary of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), has launched a premium ferry service between Kalibo and Boracay in the province of Aklan in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. The new service,...

PH, US aim to develop cold chain facilities in PH

PH, US aim to develop cold chain facilities in PH

Oct. 28 | The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) agreed to collaborate on developing cold chain facilities in the Philippines, with the assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Aid...

PAL, Bangkok Airways in Manila-Bangkok codeshare deal

PAL, Bangkok Airways in Manila-Bangkok codeshare deal

Oct. 28 | Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Bangkok Airways have entered into a codeshare partnership to expand convenient connections for passengers traveling between the Philippines and Thailand. The codeshare agreement, which took effect on October 28, 2018, will...
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