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Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Jun. 26 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered international shipping lines to implement a minimum free time period of eight days for cargoes unloaded from date of discharge at any port in the Philippines. DOTr...

Leyte’s Villaba Port reopens after repairs, set for more improvements

Leyte’s Villaba Port reopens after repairs, set for more improvements

Jan. 8 | Villaba Port was formally inaugurated recently after the development project was completed in August 2019. Photo from www.dotr.gov.ph Villaba Port in Silad, Leyte has been reopened after completion of rehabilitation works and is now ready to serve bigger...

MinDA eyes completion of mothballed M’lang Airport in North Cotabato

MinDA eyes completion of mothballed M’lang Airport in North Cotabato

Jan. 4 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) will be pushing for the completion of Central Mindanao Airport, or M’lang Airport, in North Cotabato to boost the economy of central Mindanao. MinDA secretary...

Valenzuela site clearing signals start of metro subway construction

Valenzuela site clearing signals start of metro subway construction

Dec. 24 | In a ceremony on December 21, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the project lead, distributed the checks and oversaw the signing of the deeds of absolute sale with landowners affected by the project. Photo courtesy of DOTr. Construction of the...

Ex general and CIAC exec is OTS administrator

Ex general and CIAC exec is OTS administrator

Sep. 8 | Retired Lt. Gen. Raul Del Rosario has been appointed as the new administrator of the Office for Transportation Security. Photo from the Department of Transportation. Former Clark International Airport Corp (CIAC) vice president for airport operations...

DOTr looking to accredit private MVICs by 2020

DOTr looking to accredit private MVICs by 2020

Aug. 28 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) hopes to authorize by first quarter of next year the operation of private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (MVICs) that will determine roadworthiness of vehicles, including trucks. DOTr Undersecretary for road transport...

DOTr, BCDA turn over operations of Clark airport to LIPAD

DOTr, BCDA turn over operations of Clark airport to LIPAD

Aug. 17 | CLARK, PAMPANGA – The operation and maintenance of Clark International Airport (CRK) was formally turned over to Luzon International Premiere Airport Development (LIPAD) Corp on August 16, 2019. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade...

Subic-Clark cargo railway to start construction before mid-2020

Subic-Clark cargo railway to start construction before mid-2020

Aug. 16 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) hopes to begin the construction of the Subic-Clark Railway within the first half of 2020. “We want to start construction of the Subic-Clark railway by the first quarter at the...

DOTr officially awards Bulacan airport project to San Miguel

DOTr officially awards Bulacan airport project to San Miguel

Aug. 16 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has formally awarded to San Miguel Holdings Corporation (SMHC) the Bulacan International Airport (BIA) project. Under the Notice of Award (NOA) given on August 14, SMHC will undertake the financing, design, construction,...

US Homeland Security lifts security notice on NAIA

US Homeland Security lifts security notice on NAIA

Aug. 12 | The United States (US) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has rescinded its public notice on security conditions at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after significant improvements in security operations were made at the Philippines’ main...