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Monthly Archives: February, 2019

Bamboo Airways firms up order for 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

U.S. airplane maker Boeing and newly launched Vietnamese hybrid airline Bamboo Airways have confirmed an order for ten 787-9 Dreamliners valued at US$3 billion...

BOC, MICP to free up yard space with transfer of 2,000 overstaying containers

The Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (BOC-MICP) is partnering with stakeholders and the port’s operator to move out around 2,000 overstaying containers at...

ATI to expand South Harbor capacity by 52%

Port operator Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) is expanding the annual capacity of Manila South Harbor to 1.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) by 2020,...

DICT to roll out P2.5B capacity expansion project

Davao International Container Terminal (DICT) is now only awaiting the release of permits to begin a P2.5-billion expansion project, as the Panabo, Davao Del...

Construction for Metro Manila Subway starts

The Metro Manila Subway broke ground on February 27 in Valenzuela City, signalling the start of construction of the country’s first underground railway system. Set...

PPA, port operators to build P1B housing for relocated informal settlers; Isla Puting Bato to be used for port expansion

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Manila North Harbour Port Terminal, Inc. (MNHPI) will spend an initial P1...

Shipowners warned not to use FONARS as a ‘free pass’ to use non-compliant fuel

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes the decision in principle by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that in exceptional circumstances, safety or operational...

ACI: air freight market declines, passenger growth moderates in Dec

Air passenger growth continued to moderate in December 2018, while the air freight market declined, Airports Council International (ACI) World has found. Global passenger traffic...

DOTr signs deal for first 3 stations of MM subway project

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has signed the design and build contract for the first three stations of the Metro Manila Subway, the Philippines’...

NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 opening moved to Feb 28

The official opening of North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link Segment 10, the elevated expressway that traverses the cities of Valenzuela, Malabon, and Caloocan,...

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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...