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Cebu container terminal construction set to begin mid-2018

Cebu container terminal construction set to begin mid-2018

Jun. 28 | Construction of the new P9.2-billion Cebu International Container Port (CICP) is expected to start in July 2018 and end three years later, according to Cebu Port Authority (CPA) general manager Angelo Verdan. In a text message to PortCalls, Verdan said...

Cebu port sets cut-off delivery time for export cargo undergoing weighing

Cebu port sets cut-off delivery time for export cargo undergoing weighing

Nov. 7 | The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is imposing a delivery cut-off period for outbound/export shipments that have been weighed before loaded onto a vessel at the Cebu International Port (CIP). As part of CPA’s verified gross mass (VGM) policy, effective November...

NEDA ICC oks P9.3B Cebu International Port proposal

NEDA ICC oks P9.3B Cebu International Port proposal

Oct. 2 | The proposed new Cebu International Port is aimed at providing a lasting solution to congestion at the existing port (in photo). The proposed P9.3-billion Cebu International Port (CIP) to be situated in Barangay Tayud, Consolacion was approved by the...

Cebu Port Authority rewrites rules on verified gross mass

Cebu Port Authority rewrites rules on verified gross mass

Sep. 17 | The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has issued a new policy revising the implementation of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention verified gross mass (VGM) requirement at Cebu ports, designating an authorized cargo-handling service provider to conduct...

Cebu port revises storage rates for foreign cargoes starting Feb 24

Cebu port revises storage rates for foreign cargoes starting Feb 24

Feb. 22 | The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is adjusting storage rates on foreign cargoes at the Cebu International Port (CIP) beginning February 24. The revision in rates, as contained under CPA Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 01-2016 dated January 28, supersedes MC...

Cebu port cargo volume up 21% in first semester

Cebu port cargo volume up 21% in first semester

Sep. 7 | In the first half of the year, throughput at the Cebu port rose 21.3% to 20.625 million metric tons. The Port of Cebu hummed with activity in the first six months of 2015, registering healthy growth in overall cargo volume, box traffic, ship calls, and...

NEDA to decide on fate of P9B Cebu international seaport

NEDA to decide on fate of P9B Cebu international seaport

Aug. 12 | Last year, Cebu port (in photo) suffered congestion as a result of growing volumes. The proposed P9-billion port in Tayud, Consolacion, eight kilometers from the existing base port, would have a bigger yard space and deeper draft to accommodate bigger...

Cebu Port leases 1.2 hectares to extend container yard

Cebu Port leases 1.2 hectares to extend container yard

Aug. 5 | The lease agreement was signed by (seated, L to R) Bureau of Customs Cebu district collector Arnulfo Marcos, Cebu Port Authority general manager Edmund Tan, Oriental Port and Allied Services Corp vice chairman Dennis Mendoza. Witnessing the event were...

Cebu port cargo volume sees 14% growth in 2014

Cebu port cargo volume sees 14% growth in 2014

Apr. 12 | Cargo throughput at Cebu port jumped 14.31% to 34.904 million metric tons (mmt) in 2014 from 30.534 mmt in 2013, latest data from the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) showed. The 2014 volume was also 10.1% higher than the target of 31.714 mmt. Container traffic...

Cebu’s higher storage fees lead to 67% more daily cargo withdrawal

Cebu’s higher storage fees lead to 67% more daily cargo withdrawal

Mar. 19 | The Cebu International Port (CIP) recorded a 67% jump in average daily withdrawal of containers following implementation of higher storage charges for international cargoes. “From an average of 300 withdrawals of containers per day, (withdrawal) now...