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Monthly Archives: October, 2019

BOC launches parcel, balikbayan box online monitoring system

In time for the expected rush in holiday shipments of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the Bureau of Customs (BOC) officially rolled out on October...

Cebu ports rack up 34% cargo growth from Jan-Sept

Cebu ports handled 44.120 million metric tons (mt) of cargoes in the first nine months of 2019, up 34.4% from the 32.819 million mt...

Hapag-Lloyd to introduce sulfur transition charge

Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd will apply a sulfur transition charge to short-term contracts to offset the additional costs from complying with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO)...

Drewry predicts sharp drop in 2019 container production as inventory grows

Total shipping container production is expected to decline by 36% in 2019 compared to 2018 as factory inventory continues to grow, forecasts Drewry, noting...

Misdeclared steel bars seized at Port of Manila

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized two containers of misdeclared stainless steel angle bars from China at the Port of Manila (POM). BOC Intelligence...

Ombudsman clears two ex-PPA officials of graft charges

The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed the graft cases against former Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) general manager Atty. Juan C. Sta. Ana and...

87 new graduates join Bureau of Customs police force

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will soon deploy 87 new customs police officers who have recently graduated from training. The new customs policemen who graduated...

Sangley Airport starts 7-day trial run before formal launch

Sangley Airport in Cavite began its dry run on October 29 and is expected to go into full operations seven days after. “I will finish...

Maersk partners with industry peers and customers to develop low-carbon fuel

A.P. Moller-Maersk has formed a coalition that will explore LEO—a blend of lignin and ethanol—as a potential part of the future solution for sustainable...

Santa Maria quits as chief of PAL Holdings, stays on at PAL Inc

Gilbert Santa Maria has resigned as president and director of PAL Holdings, Inc., the holding company of airline PAL Inc, just three months after...
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