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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...

PIDS: Separating port agencies’ regulatory, operational functions key to ports’ efficiency

PIDS: Separating port agencies’ regulatory, operational functions key to ports’ efficiency

Apr. 5 | Regulatory reforms, such as the separation of regulatory and operational functions of port authorities, are necessary if the Philippines is to address the inefficiency and lack of international competitiveness of its ports, according to an analysis by...

Cebu port revises rules on free storage period extension for cargoes

Cebu port revises rules on free storage period extension for cargoes

Sep. 20 | The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has revised the guidelines for granting an extension of the free storage period for cargoes at the Port of Cebu. The revised guidelines, an update on the 1998 rules, seek to enhance port operations, maximize port utilization,...

Cebu port cargo throughput 8.4% higher in first half

Cebu port cargo throughput 8.4% higher in first half

Sep. 7 | Cargo volume at Cebu’s port increased 8.4% in the first half of 2017 to 18.971 million metric tons (mmt) from 17.502 mmt in the same period last year, data from the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) showed. Domestic cargoes, which accounted for 80% of the...

Cebu port enlarging berth to attract more foreign vessels

Cebu port enlarging berth to attract more foreign vessels

Jul. 2 | The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is extending the length of Cebu International Port’s (CIP) berth to accommodate bigger and more international vessels. The 178 meters of berth being used at present by domestic shipping lines will soon be added to the current...
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