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BOC clarifies rule on CPRS activation for entities accredited by other government agencies

BOC clarifies rule on CPRS activation for entities accredited by other government agencies

Jun. 17 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has clarified its ruling on activating the Client Profile Registration System (CPRS) of entities accredited by other government agencies. Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 26-2019, which...

Higher toll in SCTEX takes effect

Higher toll in SCTEX takes effect

Jun. 17 | The collection of an additional P0.51 per kilometer took effect on June 14. Photo from https://nlex.com.ph The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has approved new toll rate adjustments for the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), authorizing the collection...

Cebu ports container volume up 12.6% in first quarter

Cebu ports container volume up 12.6% in first quarter

Jun. 11 | Containerized cargoes handled at Cebu ports grew 12.6% to 243,961 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the first quarter of 2019 from 216,604 TEUs in the same period last year as both domestic and foreign traffic recorded increases, initial data from...

CDAP defers container depot shutdown, protest plans

CDAP defers container depot shutdown, protest plans

Jun. 10 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines (CDAP) has put on hold a plan to close newly opened empty container depots (ECDs) outside Metro Manila and declare a holiday at all member container yards (CYs). CDAP...

House transport committee moves to stop PPA weighing fee collection

House transport committee moves to stop PPA weighing fee collection

Jun. 7 | The Lower House Committee on Transportation (COTr) has adopted House Resolution (HR) No. 2532 urging the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to discontinue imposing weighing fees on big rolling cargoes handled at ports catering to roll/on-roll/off (Ro-Ro)...

Marina: NEDA Board could approve 2019-28 maritime roadmap this month

Marina: NEDA Board could approve 2019-28 maritime roadmap this month

Jun. 7 | Image by Jan Alexander from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is optimistic the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will approve this month the Maritime Industry Development Plan (MIDP). The MIDP is Marina’s decade-long...

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Jun. 7 | A reefer container that is full of meat products suspected of being infected with the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus and that arrived at Subic port from China has been seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority...

Marina inaugurates own office building in Port Area

Marina inaugurates own office building in Port Area

Jun. 7 | At the recent inauguration of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) building were, L to R, International Maritime Organization Maritime Ambassador Carlos Salinas, ANGKLA Partylist Rep. Jesulito Manalo, Marina officer-in-charge Narciso Vingson, Jr.,...

Legislators give nod to stronger Bataan Freeport authority, expanded territory

Legislators give nod to stronger Bataan Freeport authority, expanded territory

Jun. 7 | The Senate and House of Representatives have approved a measure that will further strengthen the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB). The bicameral conference committee agreed to adopt the Senate version of the...

SCTEX improvement works to hit P150M

SCTEX improvement works to hit P150M

Jun. 7 | Image by TayebMEZAHDIA from Pixabay Toll road concessionaire NLEX Corp is investing P150 million to repair the bridges and pavement along certain areas of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX). Restoration and enhancement works are underway for the...
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