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Port of Cebu cargo-handling charges rise 5% from Oct 19

Port of Cebu cargo-handling charges rise 5% from Oct 19

Oct. 18 | In the first quarter of 2019, Cebu port handled 102,282 twenty-equivalent units, a 19.6% growth from 85,521 TEUs in the same period last year. Phto from cargo-handling operator Oriental Port and Allied Services Corp. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) began...

BOC sets rules for operation of customs facilities

BOC sets rules for operation of customs facilities

Sep. 4 | Image by Wolfgang Schröpfer from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued guidelines on the establishment, operation, supervision, and control of customs facilities and warehouses (CFWs). Customs Administrative Order (CAO) 09-2019 applies to all...

Leonilo Miole is new GM of Cebu Port Authority

Leonilo Miole is new GM of Cebu Port Authority

Jul. 27 | Leonilo E. Miole has been elected as the new general manager of Cebu Port Authority (CPA), replacing Angelo Verdan, who passed away on June 5. Miole was elected by the Cebu Port Commission (CPC), the governing body of CPA, according to Department of Transportation...

Cebu ports container volume up 12.6% in first quarter

Cebu ports container volume up 12.6% in first quarter

Jun. 11 | Containerized cargoes handled at Cebu ports grew 12.6% to 243,961 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the first quarter of 2019 from 216,604 TEUs in the same period last year as both domestic and foreign traffic recorded increases, initial data from...

Cebu port expands berths to solve domestic congestion

Cebu port expands berths to solve domestic congestion

Aug. 29 | Cebu Port Authority general manager Angelo Verdan said the port expansion, scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of this year, is costing the port authority P330 million. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is expanding berths 7 and 8 of the Cebu baseport...

Visayas, Mindanao conferences tackle shipping developments, challenges

Visayas, Mindanao conferences tackle shipping developments, challenges

Aug. 9 | More than 300 cargo transport stakeholders recently gathered to discuss trade prospects and share updates on maritime-related infrastructure and policies for Visayas and Mindanao. Providing the venues for such discussions were the 2nd Visayas Shipping...

New Cebu container port ready by 2022—CPA

New Cebu container port ready by 2022—CPA

Jun. 20 | The construction of a new international port for Cebu will take almost four years to complete following the signing of a loan grant to the Philippines by South Korea, according to an official of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA). CPA general manager Angelo...

Harbor pilots ordered to pay 10% privilege fee straight to Cebu Port Authority

Harbor pilots ordered to pay 10% privilege fee straight to Cebu Port Authority

Apr. 24 | Starting May 1, harbor pilots will have to pay the 10% privilege fee directly to the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) upon clearance of the vessel. In a memorandum dated April 10, CPA general manager Angelo Verdan said the direct payment of the 10% privilege...

Cebu port posts 3% hike in 2017 container volume

Cebu port posts 3% hike in 2017 container volume

Apr. 23 | Container traffic at Cebu ports grew 2.9% in 2017 to 914,520 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) from 888,249 TEUs in 2016, data from Cebu Port Authority (CPA) showed. The 9.5% growth in domestic containers was more than enough to offset the 5.9% decline...

GOCCs’ regulatory, commercial functions may finally be split

GOCCs’ regulatory, commercial functions may finally be split

Apr. 18 | The Philippine Ports Authority’s regulatory and commercial functions may soon be separated to avoid conflict of interest. Photo of Manila North Harbor courtesy of operator Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. The Philippine government will review functions...