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MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

Mar. 27 | Domestic terminal Manila North Harbor The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is appealing to the “kindness and generosity” of domestic shipping operators, owners, charterers, and others concerned with operating a liner service to maintain the cargo...

BOC assures fast-tracked release of medical devices

BOC assures fast-tracked release of medical devices

Mar. 27 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it will expedite release of imported ventilators, respirators, accessories and other medical health devices that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified as essentials in responding to the coronavirus disease...

Only NAIA Terminal 1 to remain operational during ECQ

Only NAIA Terminal 1 to remain operational during ECQ

Mar. 26 | All remaining flights at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will operate out of Terminal 1 as more and more air carriers suspend operations due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, according to Manila International Airport Authority...

Cebu province under ECQ from Mar 27; cargo activities unhampered

Cebu province under ECQ from Mar 27; cargo activities unhampered

Mar. 26 | Cebu International Port The province of Cebu will be placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) beginning March 27, 2020 to stop the further spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Under Executive Order (EO) No. 5-N, signed on March 25 by...

BOC issues rules on online filing of goods declaration during ECQ

BOC issues rules on online filing of goods declaration during ECQ

Mar. 26 | Screengrab of BOC’s Customer Care Portal System The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released guidelines on online filing of goods declaration, an option for stakeholders whose movement is restricted by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Office...

BOC-accredited stakeholders to get accreditation passes, exemption from quarantine

BOC-accredited stakeholders to get accreditation passes, exemption from quarantine

Mar. 26 | Screengrab of BOC’s Customer Care Portal System The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will issue an accreditation pass to its accredited stakeholders allowing them to pass through checkpoints and enter BOC premises during the implementation of enhanced community...

PPA: No additional port charges due to ECQ

PPA: No additional port charges due to ECQ

Mar. 25 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said it has not authorized the imposition of additional port charges, including hazard fee, following imposition of the Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). PPA General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago, in a...

ICTSI-MICT operational

ICTSI-MICT operational

Mar. 25 | Photo from ICTSI’s website. The Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) remains open and operational even with the closure of the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) office there. This, after a BOC employee tested positive for the coronavirus disease...

BOC-MICP closed, transactions online after staff tests positive for COVID-19

BOC-MICP closed, transactions online after staff tests positive for COVID-19

Mar. 25 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Manila International Container Port (MICP) building is closed until further notice for disinfection as an employee tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the BOC said in a statement on March 24, 2020. Customs Commissioner...

BOC extends by a month expiring accreditation of stakeholders

BOC extends by a month expiring accreditation of stakeholders

Mar. 20 | BOC assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla in an online livestream on March 20 announced the extension of accreditation. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is extending the accreditation of stakeholders unable to renew due to...