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Cebu port enlarging yard, opening spaces for dangerous goods, empties

Cebu port enlarging yard, opening spaces for dangerous goods, empties

Aug. 10 | Oriental Port and Allied Services Corporation manager for Legal, Customer Care and IT Department Atty. Annabel Pulvera-Page in a presentation during the 2nd Visayas Shipping Conference 2018 organized jointly by PortCalls and Asia Customs & Trade in...

Cebu, Davao business leaders highlight trade facilitation gaps in the regions

Cebu, Davao business leaders highlight trade facilitation gaps in the regions

Aug. 9 | Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Consul Antonio Chiu at the 2nd Visayas Shipping Conference 2018 Philippine Exporters Confederation-Davao Ferdinand Marañon at the 3rd Mindanao Shipping Conference 2018 Enhanced ease of doing business and...

Visayas, Mindanao conferences tackle shipping developments, challenges

Visayas, Mindanao conferences tackle shipping developments, challenges

Aug. 9 | More than 300 cargo transport stakeholders recently gathered to discuss trade prospects and share updates on maritime-related infrastructure and policies for Visayas and Mindanao. Providing the venues for such discussions were the 2nd Visayas Shipping...

BOC prepares to execute fuel marking program

BOC prepares to execute fuel marking program

Aug. 8 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has created a task force to oversee preparations for the implementation of its fuel marking program. Created under Customs Special Order No. 49-2018, the Fuel Marking Task Force, chaired by the Enforcement Group and co-chaired...

Xend tapped for Carousell’s logistics needs in PH

Xend tapped for Carousell’s logistics needs in PH

Aug. 8 | Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing classifieds marketplaces, has recently launched its major team-up with Philippine-based e-commerce logistics firm Xend in a bid to accelerate Philippine social commerce growth. Carousell senior...

Firms implicated in P20M worth of ukay-ukay, cigarette, agri imports face smuggling raps

Firms implicated in P20M worth of ukay-ukay, cigarette, agri imports face smuggling raps

Aug. 8 | The Bureau of Customs, through its Bureau’s Action Team Against Smugglers (BATAS), has filed five smuggling cases against the importers and customs brokers of alleged smuggled ukay-ukay (used clothing), cigarettes, and agricultural products worth more...

NEDA ICC-CabCom OKs P13B enhancements to 3 key regional projects

NEDA ICC-CabCom OKs P13B enhancements to 3 key regional projects

Aug. 8 | The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on July 27 improvements amounting to P13.5 billion for three regional projects, two of which involve transport...

DFA joins Marina Board

DFA joins Marina Board

Aug. 8 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has welcomed the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) as the newest member of the Marina Board. Marina said it approved DFA’s inclusion in its Board last June. Prior to being part of Marina’s Board, DFA, through...

ICTSI continues series of improvements, investments to upgrade MICT

ICTSI continues series of improvements, investments to upgrade MICT

Aug. 8 | ICTSI Asia Pacific commercial director Justin Tolentino at the recent Ease of Doing Business at MICP stakeholders’ forum. International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has bared development plans for Manila International Container Terminal...

BOC to replace advanced manifest system with WCO version

BOC to replace advanced manifest system with WCO version

Aug. 8 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is set to introduce a new system to replace its advanced manifest system (AMS), whose implementation is currently on hold due to issues raised by stakeholders. The BOC took note of concerns raised by stakeholders on the AMS,...
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