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Stakeholders seek clear-cut, coordinated policies on cargo transport

Stakeholders seek clear-cut, coordinated policies on cargo transport

Mar. 21 | Cargo transport stakeholders are asking government officials to issue clear-cut and coordinated national and local regulations that are fully cascaded to ground personnel. This is the main appeal of stakeholders in an online survey conducted by PortCalls...

Building supply chain resilience, accelerating recovery from disruptions

Building supply chain resilience, accelerating recovery from disruptions

Mar. 7 | The current COVID-19 outbreak has caused disruption through all sectors of the supply chain, with industries such as auto, travel, consumer goods, electronics and retail profoundly impacted, according to EY, a global assurance, tax, transaction and advisory...

Supply Chain Trilogy looks at future of cold, digital supply chains

Supply Chain Trilogy looks at future of cold, digital supply chains

Feb. 12 | Cold chain and digital supply chain are the main focus of this year’s second run of Supply Chain Trilogy, which will feature two half-day events that aim to impart key learnings and strategies on how to transform and future-proof businesses in today’s...

Navotas gov’t rejects industry petitions to suspend truck ban

Navotas gov’t rejects industry petitions to suspend truck ban

Jan. 7 | Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Navotas City’s implementation of the limited truck ban is pushing through despite calls for suspension of the policy by port stakeholders fearing flow of goods will be restricted. Navotas City mayor Tobias...

Metro Pacific proposes P16B extension of NLEX Harbor Link

Metro Pacific proposes P16B extension of NLEX Harbor Link

Dec. 10 | Image from Pixabay. Tollroad firm Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) is proposing to improve the north’s access to Manila ports by extending the Harbor Link section of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) to Anda Circle in the port area. The MPTC...

ICTSI’s Puerto Aguadulce services largest box ship to call in Colombia

ICTSI’s Puerto Aguadulce services largest box ship to call in Colombia

Dec. 10 | The 14,436-TEU MSC Faith at the Port of Buenaventura in Colombia Port operator Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce (SPIA) has set a new operational milestone at the Port of Buenaventura in Colombia after servicing the 14,436-TEU (twenty-foot equivalent...

US-led Blue Dot Network launched to counter Belt and Road Initiative

US-led Blue Dot Network launched to counter Belt and Road Initiative

Nov. 11 | The United States, Japan and Australia unveiled recently the Blue Dot Network, whose goal is to “advance high-quality, trusted infrastructure development standards” and which is seen by observers as intending to rival China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The...

DSV Panalpina’s CFO turns 50

DSV Panalpina’s CFO turns 50

Nov. 8 | Jens H. Lund, CFO, DSV Panalpina Jens Lund joined DSV as Group CFO in 2002 – at the age of 32. In 2000, he was working for Carnegie Investment Bank and was the lead corporate finance advisor for DSV on the acquisition of DFDS Dantransport. He did such...

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

Oct. 7 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is restructuring its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system to finally enable implementation of an order that will allow individuals, other than customs brokers, to act as declarant and sign the goods...

With looming IMO 2020 implementation, no MARINA plan yet for domestic vessels

With looming IMO 2020 implementation, no MARINA plan yet for domestic vessels

Oct. 2 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is still studying how to implement the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020, or the sulfur cap policy, on domestic shipping lines. The global regulation is for implementation in three months’ time. Beginning...