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PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

Oct. 8 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is requiring customs brokers to file a request for exemption from PPA’s new accreditation requirement so they can continue to provide brokerage services at ports. Administrative...

PPA requires accreditation for all port service providers

PPA requires accreditation for all port service providers

Jul. 30 | Image by bastiaan from Pixabay Starting August 7, all port service providers, including customs brokers, shipping lines and agent, freight forwarders and truckers, will have to secure accreditation from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). The new accreditation...

Truckers’ registration at BOC on hold; goods lodgement declaration order moved to June 15

Truckers’ registration at BOC on hold; goods lodgement declaration order moved to June 15

May. 31 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has placed on hold its order requiring the registration of all truckers carrying import and export goods. At the same time, the agency pushed to June 15 implementation of a shorter period...

CTAP members to jack up trucking rates due to higher costs, empty returns problem

CTAP members to jack up trucking rates due to higher costs, empty returns problem

Nov. 18 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) will increase rates as costs have risen due to higher fuel and spare parts expenses and rental fees as well as lost opportunities...

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Nov. 14 | (Clockwise, from right) Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Daniel Santiago, Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Department of Transportation OIC-undersecretary for Maritime Fernando Juan Perez meet on Nov 14 to coordinate government...

Port congestion: what’s the real score?

Port congestion: what’s the real score?

Oct. 24 | Is there port congestion at Manila’s international terminals? For the Philippine government, there is none, only a high level of terminal yard utilization. Stakeholders, however, are not inclined to believe this, pointing out that shipping lines are...

CTAP rules on diversion of empties to common yard

CTAP rules on diversion of empties to common yard

Oct. 14 | THE Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) has issued supplemental rules on return of empty containers, specifically when empties should be diverted to the CTAP common yard. CTAP Board Resolution No. 5 series of 2018 states that...

CTAP outlines rules for empty container returns

CTAP outlines rules for empty container returns

Oct. 2 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) has released guidelines for members to follow to cope with the increasing difficulty of returning empty containers to container yards in Metro Manila. Board Resolution No. 03 series of...

PUCP joins calls to amend IRR of truck anti-overloading law; “looming” port congestion feared

PUCP joins calls to amend IRR of truck anti-overloading law; “looming” port congestion feared

Sep. 26 | The Port Users Confederation of the Philippines, Inc. (PUCP) recommends amending the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Overloading Act to allow truckers to comply with the law once the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)...

PH truckers given ultimatum to comply with anti-overloading law by 2019

PH truckers given ultimatum to comply with anti-overloading law by 2019

Aug. 7 | The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it expects truckers to upgrade their trucks and to finally comply with the anti-overloading law by early next year. “We are expecting full compliance from Codes 12-2 and 12-3 truck/trailer owners...