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AISL donates 2 reefers to help agri sector

AISL donates 2 reefers to help agri sector

Jul. 7 | Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty. Jay Daniel Santiago (second from left) and AISL president Patrick Ronas (fourth from left) during the turnover of the two reefers | Photo from DOTr The Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL)...

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Jun. 26 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered international shipping lines to implement a minimum free time period of eight days for cargoes unloaded from date of discharge at any port in the Philippines. DOTr...

Lines to waive demurrage if DO not issued within 24 hours of payment of charges

Lines to waive demurrage if DO not issued within 24 hours of payment of charges

Apr. 14 | Lines to waive demurrage if DO not issued within 24 hours of payment of charges Foreign shipping lines calling the Philippines may not charge demurrage if they fail to issue to the consignee a delivery order (DO) within 24 hours of payment of all shipping...

Cargo service providers open for business despite ‘huge constraints’

Cargo service providers open for business despite ‘huge constraints’

Mar. 18 | Shipping lines, freight forwarding companies, and container depots remain operational, though experiencing difficulties, during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Association of...

PH port agencies, stakeholders brace for coronavirus fallout on cargoes, supply chain

PH port agencies, stakeholders brace for coronavirus fallout on cargoes, supply chain

Feb. 10 | Philippine port authorities and cargo transport service providers are anticipating a slowdown in ship calls, reduction in cargo volumes and higher costs as a result of the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (2019-nCoV). Shipments of semiconductors...

More carriers join vessel sharing pact to move empties out of Manila port

More carriers join vessel sharing pact to move empties out of Manila port

Jun. 4 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay More international shipping lines have agreed to share vessel resources in loading out more empty containers from Manila South Harbor. Port operator Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI), in a text message to PortCalls,...

Manifesto zeroes in on transfer of overstaying containers

Manifesto zeroes in on transfer of overstaying containers

Mar. 16 | Manila’s international container ports are now transferring Customs-cleared containers overstaying for more than 30 days to inland container depots (ICDs). The transfers, which started on March 16, are part of a manifesto signed on March 15 by several...

CYs remain congested but new depots being constructed

CYs remain congested but new depots being constructed

Mar. 16 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay More container yards (CY) are being built to accommodate more empty containers as existing and new depots in Metro Manila and nearby areas remain congested, according to the Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines...

Inter-agency order to address high shipping costs, port congestion in PH

Inter-agency order to address high shipping costs, port congestion in PH

Jan. 31 | Several Philippine government agencies are targeting to issue a joint administrative order (JAO) on February 14 that would contain measures aimed at addressing high international shipping costs, port congestion, and the empty container issue. The agencies...

Container depot utilization still high at 95%—CDAP

Container depot utilization still high at 95%—CDAP

Jan. 9 | Utilization of container yards in Metro Manila has gone down but still remains at a high level of 90% to 95%, Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines (CDAP) president Roger Lalu told PortCalls in a phone interview on January 7. The current rate is...