News on maritime industry

MARINA administrator tests positive for COVID-19

• At least 15 personnel at the Maritime Industry Authority central office, including Administrator Roberto Empedrad, tested positive for COVID-19… Read More

January 23, 2021

2GO launches service that delivers direct to malls

2GO has launched 2GO Connect which allows businesses to deliver their inventories straight to malls, bypassing several handling points and… Read More

January 22, 2021

Over 10,000 maritime frontliners in Singapore to get vaccinated by end Jan

COVID-19 vaccination program to prioritize port workers, harbor pilots, cargo officers, marine surveyors, marine superintendents, harborcraft and ocean-going crew, long-term… Read More

January 21, 2021

Vietnam’s Gemalink container port welcomes first commercial vessel

New box port Gemalink welcomed its first commercial vessel last January 19 It received two pilot ships from CMA CGM… Read More

January 20, 2021

Want a PPA certificate or contract? Plant a tree

Planting of trees or mangroves required by Philippine Ports Authority for the issuance of accreditation, certificate of registration, appointment, or… Read More

January 20, 2021

Shipping sector demands vaccine priority for seafarers amid crew change crisis

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is asking governments to put seafarers and frontline maritime workers at the head of… Read More

January 20, 2021

MICT berth expansion lifts annual capacity to 3.3M TEUs

Annual capacity of Manila International Container Terminal raised to over 3.3 million twenty-foot equivalent units with completion of berth expansion… Read More

January 19, 2021

Cebu container pullout order exempts domestic port transfers

Pullout of containers from the Cebu International Container Port for transfer to domestic baseports and container yards within the port… Read More

January 19, 2021

MARINA’s 2021-2024 roadmap lays plan for IT systems upgrade

Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is preparing a four-year roadmap to modernize its IT equipment and facilities and automate processes nationwide… Read More

January 18, 2021

New x-ray raises Davao container terminal’s inspection capacity

Newly installed x-ray machine at Davao International Container Terminal (DICT) increases the port’s maximum inspection capacity daily by 3,480 containers… Read More

January 15, 2021
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