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Customs modernization act now awaiting PH President’s signature

Customs modernization act now awaiting PH President’s signature

May. 5 | Bureau of Customs Assessment and Operations Coordinating Group deputy commissioner Atty. Agaton Teodoro Uvero at the recent Mindanao Shipping Conference 2016 The Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) was transmitted on May 3 to the Office of the...

Mindanao & Visayas shipping conferences set 27-28 April 2016

Mindanao & Visayas shipping conferences set 27-28 April 2016

Apr. 17 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Transport stakeholders will converge for the second Mindanao Shipping Conference on April 27, 2016 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao and the first Visayas Shipping Conference on April 28, 2016 at...

PH gov’t sees sustained eco growth but stays alert for downside risks

PH gov’t sees sustained eco growth but stays alert for downside risks

Mar. 21 | Socio-economic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority director-general Dr Emmanuel Esguerra expressed confidence in the country’s economic outlook for 2016 and beyond, but noted potential headwinds such as Japan’s fragile...

PH stakeholders press for implementing rules on IMO verified gross mass policy

PH stakeholders press for implementing rules on IMO verified gross mass policy

Mar. 16 | Calls are mounting for the release of Philippine government guidelines concerning the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) policy on verified gross mass (VGM), with effectivity of the regulation less than four months away. There was much confusion...

PH logistics roadmap unveiled

PH logistics roadmap unveiled

Mar. 14 | At the launch of the Philippine Multimodal Transportation and Logistics Roadmap on March 8, L to R: Liza Almonte, PortCalls publisher; Clem Cruz, UP Institute for Development and Econometric Analysis (IDEA) executive director; Remrick Patagan, IDEA research...

Some CMTA provisions to take effect soon — BOC

Some CMTA provisions to take effect soon — BOC

Mar. 14 | Atty. Agaton Teodoro Uvero, Bureau of Customs Assessment and Operations Coordinating Group deputy commissioner, said some provisions of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act will be implemented prior to the issuance of the act’s implementing...

Mar 8 launch of PH multimodal and logistics roadmap

Mar 8 launch of PH multimodal and logistics roadmap

Mar. 6 | The Philippine Multimodal Transportation and Logistics Roadmap will be launched on March 8 at the Manila Hotel Rigodon Ballroom. Spearheaded by the Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association and United Portusers Confederation, the roadmap...

Mar 11 forum to tackle SOLAS container weight verification requirement

Mar 11 forum to tackle SOLAS container weight verification requirement

Mar. 2 | PortCalls is co-organizing with the Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association a forum on the Safety of Life at Seas amendments concerning the requirement for shippers to verify the gross mass of a container carrying cargo. The forum will...

SCMAP’s Supply Chain Outlook 2016 set on Feb 19

SCMAP’s Supply Chain Outlook 2016 set on Feb 19

Feb. 10 | The Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP) is starting the year with a hard look at how local and global trends and issues could affect the country’s supply chain in 2016. SCMAP’s “Supply Chain Outlook 2016” on February...

PH multimodal transport and logistics industry roadmap in its final stages

PH multimodal transport and logistics industry roadmap in its final stages

Dec. 4 | Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association, Inc. (PISFA) president Doris Torres presented the Philippine Multimodal Transportation and Logistics Industry Roadmap at the recent Asia Logistics Forum 2015. Philippine transport stakeholders...