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PH Customs’ GPS system for containers in-transit now on its dry run

PH Customs’ GPS system for containers in-transit now on its dry run

Aug. 12 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) is pilot-testing a GPS-based container tracking system to make sure containers in transit are transferred only to the designated container yard/container freight stations (CY/CFS), and Philippine Economic Zone Authority...

SCMAP to form Mindanao chapter in October

SCMAP to form Mindanao chapter in October

Aug. 12 |   Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines executive director Norman Adriano, in a presentation during the PortCalls and Asia Customs & Trade-organized 3rd Mindanao Shipping Conference 2018 on August 3 in Davao City. The Supply...

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...

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,...

Lorenzo Shipping predicts 10% volume growth amid robust FMCG demand, ongoing infra development

Lorenzo Shipping predicts 10% volume growth amid robust FMCG demand, ongoing infra development

Aug. 7 | Lorenzo Shipping Corporation president and CEO RJ Madamba Domestic carrier Lorenzo Shipping Corporation (LSC) is eyeing higher volumes this year as it is optimistic about the positive effect on shipping of the Philippines’ growing economy and expanding...

BOC-MICP institutes various trade facilitation measures

BOC-MICP institutes various trade facilitation measures

Jul. 30 | Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (MICP) district collector Atty. Vener Baquiran at the recent “Ease of Doing Business at MICP” stakeholders’ forum. The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Manila International Container Port (MICP) recently...

Strike averted as ACTOO, AISL strike deal on interim measures for empty container returns

Strike averted as ACTOO, AISL strike deal on interim measures for empty container returns

Jul. 14 | The Alliance of Concerned Truck Owners and Operators (ACTOO) has suspended its plan to hold a strike following an agreement with the Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) to put in place provisional measures to address issues with the return...

Harbor Star to raise tug assist rates at MICT by 20%

Harbor Star to raise tug assist rates at MICT by 20%

Jul. 8 | Harbor Star will implement the 20% tug assist rate increase in two tranches: the first already took effect last July 1 while the second will take effect on January 1, 2019. Photo from www.harborstar.com.ph Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc.’s (HSSSI)...

Q1 air freight volume up 12% for PH carriers

Q1 air freight volume up 12% for PH carriers

Jul. 8 | Cargo volume handled by Philippine domestic carriers grew 12% in the first quarter of 2018 to 71.299 million kilograms from 63.672 million kg in the same quarter last year, data from the Civil Aeronautics Board showed. Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific remained...
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