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BOC-MICP, Port of Manila, other ports get new district collectors

BOC-MICP, Port of Manila, other ports get new district collectors

Jul. 8 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has appointed new acting district collectors at the Manila International Container Port (MICP), Port of Manila, and ports of Batangas, Limay, Legazpi and San Fernando. BOC assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty. Vincent...

PEZA set to ok P2B worth of investments

PEZA set to ok P2B worth of investments

Jul. 8 | The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Board is set to approve on July 10 a total of 27 new projects worth P2 billion with a potential to employ 3,694, according to director general Charito Plaza in a July 7 online press conference. In its last...

BOC Legazpi inaugurates new building

BOC Legazpi inaugurates new building

Jul. 8 | BOC Legazpi’s new building | Photo courtesy of BOC Legazpi The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Legazpi formally opened its new office building on July 1 at Quezon Avenue Extension, Pier Site, Legazpi City, Albay. The customshouse sits on a two-storey...

SCAn Reporter now in Apple Store

SCAn Reporter now in Apple Store

Jul. 8 | The SCAn Reporter, a mobile app that can report logistics and supply chain issues directly to the government, is now available for download in the Apple Store. SCAn Reporter, which was launched together with the Supply Chain Analytics (SCAn) Dashboard...

PortCalls July 8, 2020 issue

PortCalls July 8, 2020 issue

Jul. 8 | Our latest issue of PortCalls (July 8, 2020). Stories include: NAIA Terminal 3 resumes international flights on July 8 PH manufacturing in May sees double-digit dip Safeguard duty for float glass imports unnecessary, says Tariff Commission Cebu cargo...

Lorenzo Shipping suffers wider loss in 2019

Lorenzo Shipping suffers wider loss in 2019

Jul. 7 | Domestic carrier Lorenzo Shipping Corporation (LSC) reported a wider net loss of P174.461 million in 2019 from the P146.113 million net loss in 2018. The bigger loss was posted despite a 49% increase in freight revenue to P2.944 billion from P1.971 billion...

Bicol airport construction now 24/7 for yearend completion

Bicol airport construction now 24/7 for yearend completion

Jul. 7 | Construction works for the Bicol International Airport project | Photo from DOTr Round-the-clock construction work for the development of Bicol International Airport (BIA) is set to start this July to meet the target completion date for priority facilities...

AISL donates 2 reefers to help agri sector

AISL donates 2 reefers to help agri sector

Jul. 7 | Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty. Jay Daniel Santiago (second from left) and AISL president Patrick Ronas (fourth from left) during the turnover of the two reefers | Photo from DOTr The Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL)...

PH manufacturing in May sees double-digit dip

PH manufacturing in May sees double-digit dip

Jul. 7 | Image by skeeze from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded double-digit declines in both volume and value in May 2020, although signs of a resurgence are starting to show, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In...

Safeguard duty for float glass imports unnecessary, says Tariff Commission

Safeguard duty for float glass imports unnecessary, says Tariff Commission

Jul. 6 | Tinted float glass | Photo from pfg.com,ph The Tariff Commission (TC) is not recommending the imposition of a general safeguard measure on imports of reflective, tinted, and clear float glass. In a summary report of its investigation dated June 30, TC...