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Monthly Archives: October, 2018

IMO adopts action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced it has adopted an action plan that will address marine plastic litter from ships and introduce a number...

Guerrero: no militarization at BOC

Newly-installed Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero said there will be no militarization of the Bureau of Customs (BOC); Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)...

Duterte as BoC chief?

Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal suggested that Duterte himself, instead of the military, should lead BOC for at least four months. “The ultimate test in solving...

BOC temporarily under military

President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippine military will take over operations at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as he reiterated that all officials and...

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

Both international air passenger demand and air cargo markets showed sustained growth in September amid continued moderation in the global manufacturing sector, according to...

Stakeholders suggest ways to ease high utilization at Manila terminals

Logistics stakeholders are proposing measures such as transferring empty containers to Batangas and Subic for repositioning and pulling out cargoes on weekends to ease...

IMO adopts amendment supporting carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

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,...

PAL subsidiary opens ferry service to Boracay

Mabuhay Maritime Express (MME), a wholly owned subsidiary of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), has launched a premium ferry service between Kalibo and Boracay...

PH, US aim to develop cold chain facilities in PH

The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) agreed to collaborate on developing cold chain...

PAL, Bangkok Airways in Manila-Bangkok codeshare deal

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...

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BOC-NAIA seizes 28 kilos of rare agarwood worth P2.4M

  Bureau of Customs intercepted in Pasay City three packages containing 28 kilos of agarwood with an estimated street value of P2.4 million All...

Industry expert pushes multimodal transport in ASEAN for cost savings

Multimodal transportation offers reduced costs, saves time and improves shipment monitoring during transit Dealing with customs transit/transshipment procedures of countries a multimodal transport challenge Multimodal...

PH, Indonesia to ink Halal trade deal

The Philippines and Indonesia are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Halal cooperation that will facilitate trade of Halal-certified goods...

Bellyhold shortage hampers Asia’s air cargo market recovery

Regional carriers transported 13% less cargo in October year-on-year even as global business conditions continued to improve Air cargo traffic held back by...