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PH agencies to regulate fees of foreign shipping lines, depots, truckers

PH agencies to regulate fees of foreign shipping lines, depots, truckers

Feb. 1 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Fees charged by international shipping lines, container depot operators, and truckers operating in the Philippines will soon be regulated by government agencies, the move designed to lower high shipping...

Inter-agency order to address high shipping costs, port congestion in PH

Inter-agency order to address high shipping costs, port congestion in PH

Jan. 31 | Several Philippine government agencies are targeting to issue a joint administrative order (JAO) on February 14 that would contain measures aimed at addressing high international shipping costs, port congestion, and the empty container issue. The agencies...

Transport execs compelled to take PUVs under new House bill

Transport execs compelled to take PUVs under new House bill

Jan. 22 | Image courtesy of gnepphoto at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Quezon City 2nd district representative Winston Castelo has filed a bill that will require transportation officials of the government to ride public utility vehicles (PUVs) once a month to have first-hand...

Newly rehabilitated Tubigon port in Bohol reopens

Newly rehabilitated Tubigon port in Bohol reopens

Jan. 6 | The Port of Tubigon in Bohol was reopened on Jan 5 after it was damaged by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Bohol five years ago. Photo courtesy of the Department of Transportation Bohol’s Tubigon seaport reopened on January 5, five years...

DOTr eyes private sector to operate MVIS for trucks, buses

DOTr eyes private sector to operate MVIS for trucks, buses

Dec. 28 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking at allowing private operators to run motor vehicle inspection systems (MVIS) for trucks and buses to hasten implementation of the system. Transportation Undersecretary for road transport and infrastructure...

P260B Mega Manila subway construction kicks off in mid-Jan

P260B Mega Manila subway construction kicks off in mid-Jan

Dec. 28 | Construction of the Mega Manila subway will start in mid-January 2019, according to Philippine Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade. The ceremonial groundbreaking for the project was initially scheduled for December 19, 2018 but did not push because some...

P735B Bulacan airport proposal hurdles NEDA Board scrutiny

P735B Bulacan airport proposal hurdles NEDA Board scrutiny

Dec. 28 | The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board has approved the report on negotiation results for the Bulacan International Airport (BIA) project, with the project proponent assuming the total project cost of P735.63 billion. The NEDA Board...

Sangley airport rehab to wrap up by late 2019—DOTr

Sangley airport rehab to wrap up by late 2019—DOTr

Dec. 28 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) aims to complete the rehabilitation and development of Sangley airport in Sangley Point, San Antonio, Cavite by the third quarter of 2019, the upgrade seen to help decongest Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Of...

PPA hunting for space in Luzon to accept empty containers

PPA hunting for space in Luzon to accept empty containers

Dec. 25 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is looking to develop another port in Luzon—particularly in Bataan, to solve the current difficulty in returning empty containers. “We’re looking for space. We’re looking for logistical solutions to relocate...

DTI sets Dec 20 hearing on draft order to install PUV speed limiters

DTI sets Dec 20 hearing on draft order to install PUV speed limiters

Dec. 18 | The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will hold a public consultation on December 20 regarding the draft administrative order (AO) on guidelines for installing speed-limiting devices on all public utility vehicles (PUVs). The draft AO will implement...
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