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Monthly Archives: April, 2019

Batangas terminal’s second berth boosts capacity to half a million TEUs

Batangas Container Terminal (BCT) can now handle 500,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) annually, higher than the previous 330,000 TEUs each year, following the inauguration...

Cebu Pacific calls off 58 more flights in May

Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific has cancelled 58 round-trip domestic flights from May 1 to May 10, in addition to the 24 cancelled flights from...

South Harbor’s capacity expansion done by late 2020

The expansion of Manila South Harbor’s yard and berth is expected to be completed by late 2020, increasing by 20% the facility’s annual capacity...

P60M in misdeclared sugar, fireworks seized in Subic

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently seized P60 million worth of misdeclared sugar and firecrackers that smugglers attempted to bring into the Philippines through...

Lingering Reminders

I write this column on the morning of April 23, less than 24 hours after Luzon was hit by an earthquake that shook both...

Technology to Keep Your Transportation Moving

Logistics companies can expect to see huge changes as automation filters into every aspect of the business in the face of a huge jump...

Air cargo demand further declines even as passenger markets expand

International air passenger markets showed growth in March, even as air cargo markets contracted for the fifth consecutive month against a backdrop of continued...

UNCTAD: developing countries need to build resilience of transport to climate change

The transport sector faces severe risks from climate change and needs to adopt initiatives to ensure the resiliency of its facilities and infrastructure, according...

Major container lines establish digital association

A.P. Moller-Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC, and Ocean Network Express officially established on April 12, 2019 the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), the shipping liner group...

Mindanao Container Terminal modernization to continue through mid-2020

Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) is rolling out improvements and upgrades at its port terminal in Misamis Oriental until the middle of next year as...

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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...