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JG Summit enters logistics biz with P60M JV deal with DHL

JG Summit enters logistics biz with P60M JV deal with DHL

Dec. 10 | Image from Pixabay. Conglomerate JG Summit Holdings, Inc. (JGSHI), global logistics company Deutsche Post Beteiligungen Holding GMBH (DHL), and ACCRAIN Holdings Corporation have signed a joint venture agreement (JVA) to invest P60 million in the creation...

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...

Month-long free fare for passengers of Cavite-Manila ferry service

Month-long free fare for passengers of Cavite-Manila ferry service

Dec. 10 | Passenger fare for the newly reopened ferry service between Cavite and Manila will be free for a whole month, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The service launched on December 8 serves the Cavite City Port Terminal going to the Cultural...

House bill on free freight for relief goods OK’d on final reading

House bill on free freight for relief goods OK’d on final reading

Dec. 9 | Image from Pixabay. The House of Representatives has unanimously approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to provide free freight services to relief organizations delivering relief goods to calamity-stricken areas. Garnering 170 affirmative...

P11M worth of misdeclared food products, used clothing seized at MICP

P11M worth of misdeclared food products, used clothing seized at MICP

Dec. 9 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized six containers of food products and used clothing estimated to be worth around P11.34 million for alleged misdeclaration. The seized containers, five of which contained various misdeclared food products and one had...

PH interface with ASEAN Single Window moved to this month

PH interface with ASEAN Single Window moved to this month

Dec. 9 | Image from Pixabay. The Philippines’ plan to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW) has been moved by a month to December this year, according to an official of the Department of Finance (DOF). “The Philippines...

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Dec. 9 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released the draft customs memorandum order (CMO) providing guidelines for the lodging and processing of provisional goods declaration under its formal entry system. Stakeholders have until December...

IMO, FAO launch global project to tackle marine plastic litter

IMO, FAO launch global project to tackle marine plastic litter

Dec. 9 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have launched a new global project to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries. Launched December 5, the GloLitter Partnerships Project...

BOC bares rules on compulsory acquisition of undervalued imports

BOC bares rules on compulsory acquisition of undervalued imports

Dec. 7 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued rules on the Philippine government’s right to acquire undervalued imported goods. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 16-2019, signed by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on October...