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PPA to introduce contact tracing app at ports

PPA to introduce contact tracing app at ports

Sep. 19 | Infographic from Philippine Ports Authority The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will soon roll out nationwide a free mobile app for contact tracing of passengers at ports and ships. PPA on September 18 introduced TRAZE, a mobile app that uses QR code...

Duterte extends state of calamity until Sept 2021

Duterte extends state of calamity until Sept 2021

Sep. 19 | President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the declaration of state of calamity over the Philippines for one year, or until September 12 next year, as the country continues to battle the coronavirus. Under Proclamation No. 1021 signed on September 16, the...

Physical distance reduction in public transport on hold

Physical distance reduction in public transport on hold

Sep. 18 | Passenger terminal at Capinpin Port in Bataan | Photo from DOTr Implementation of the reduced physical distancing requirement among riders of public transportation has been suspended pending approval by Malacañang, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque,...

BOC Davao sets daily collection record of P817.7M on Sept 10

BOC Davao sets daily collection record of P817.7M on Sept 10

Sep. 18 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Davao last September 10 recorded its highest revenue collection in a single day with P817.736 million. With this feat, the collection district surpassed its collection goal for the entire month on its second week. From...

Cebu ports register 12.6% cargo dip in 7 months

Cebu ports register 12.6% cargo dip in 7 months

Sep. 17 | Cebu base port | Photo from CPA Cargo volume handled by Cebu ports declined 12.63% to 32.7 million tons in the first seven months of 2020 from 37.5 million tons year-on-year, according to Cebu Port Authority (CPA) general manager Leonilo Miole. For the...

MARINA dictates optimum safe distance between ship passengers

MARINA dictates optimum safe distance between ship passengers

Sep. 17 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has issued new guidelines on the optimum safe physical distance and number of passengers required on board passenger vessels. Under MARINA Advisory 2020-69 dated September 11, the physical distance required between...

Cathay Pacific fights for survival, parks 40% of fleet

Cathay Pacific fights for survival, parks 40% of fleet

Sep. 16 | Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific is grounding 40% of its passenger fleet and moving it out of Hong Kong as the flag carrier fights for survival amid dwindling passenger numbers and unremitting cash burn. The airline group in a statement said it is...

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Sep. 15 | The newly enacted Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, or Bayanihan 2, directs the adoption of measures that will facilitate and improve supply chain movement and minimize disruptions to ensure essential goods, particularly food and medicine, are available. Aside...

Capinpin port fees cut in half for ships undertaking crew change

Capinpin port fees cut in half for ships undertaking crew change

Sep. 14 | The first crew change undertaken at Capinpin Port last September 5 | Photo from DOTr/MARINA Ships that will sail to the port of Capinpin in Orion, Bataan to undertake a change of crew will be entitled to a 50% reduction in port charges, according to the...

BOC Jan-Aug collection exceeds target by 5%

BOC Jan-Aug collection exceeds target by 5%

Sep. 14 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has collected P347.6 billion in revenues from January to August 2020, higher by 5.13% than the P330.63-billion target for the period. For August alone, BOC and sister agency Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) also surpassed their...