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AISL: foreign carriers ready to comply with IMO 2020

AISL: foreign carriers ready to comply with IMO 2020

Nov. 13 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay Members of the Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) are ready for the strict enforcement next year of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) global 0.50% sulfur cap on marine fuel oil. “All...

Study cautions against ban, regulation of foreign shipping line surcharges

Study cautions against ban, regulation of foreign shipping line surcharges

Nov. 5 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay Instead of an outright ban or regulation of surcharges imposed by international shipping lines, the Philippine government should draft rules to monitor such surcharges, according to a study commissioned by The Wallace...

Merger of Manila’s customs districts gets support

Merger of Manila’s customs districts gets support

Oct. 7 | Merging the two customs collection districts at the Manila port will make collecting duties and taxes more efficient, while stakeholders will benefit from improved port operations, according to shipping lines and a port operator. “I think one of the...

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...

AISL prepares for IMO 2020, notes cost implications

AISL prepares for IMO 2020, notes cost implications

Aug. 14 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay Members of the Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) are gearing up for enforcement of an international regulation cutting sulphur content on marine fuel even as the association foresees higher cost...

BOC reaffirms order on non-entry of empties in Manila ports without special permit

BOC reaffirms order on non-entry of empties in Manila ports without special permit

Jul. 6 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued a reminder that empty containers without a special permit to load (SPTL) may not enter the ports of Manila. In a memorandum dated June 25, deputy commissioner of Assessment and...

Another congestion? CDAP warns of CYs’ shutdown, holiday as utilization drops

Another congestion? CDAP warns of CYs’ shutdown, holiday as utilization drops

May. 13 | Image by druckfuchs from Pixabay The Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines (CDAP) is considering the closure of recently opened empty container depots (ECDs) outside Metro Manila and declaring a holiday in all member container yards (CYs) to address...

PPA sets transfer rates for overstaying imports from Manila ports to offdock CYs

PPA sets transfer rates for overstaying imports from Manila ports to offdock CYs

May. 11 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has specified transfer rates for overstaying import cargoes from Manila South Harbor and Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) to designated off-dock facilities. PPA Administrative...

BOC: No more congestion at Manila ports

BOC: No more congestion at Manila ports

Apr. 15 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The problem of congestion at the Port of Manila (POM) and Manila International Container Port (MICP) has been checked as of April, according to the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Yard utilization at POM and MICP has declined...

Manila ports report higher container pullouts, lower yard utilization

Manila ports report higher container pullouts, lower yard utilization

Apr. 11 | Weeks after government agencies and the private sector signed a manifesto for the efficient use of Philippine ports, improvements in container pullouts and yard utilization at Manila ports have been recorded, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said...