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Gov’t orders acceleration of Antique airport development

Gov’t orders acceleration of Antique airport development

Aug. 13 | The development of Antique airport is being fast tracked with new target completion date eyed for June 2020. Photo from the Department of Transportation. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) have...

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

Jul. 17 | Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez delivering the keynote address at the 2nd Logistics Services Philippines Conference and Exhibit on July 15. An executive order will take the place of a proposed joint administrative order (JAO) designed to regulate charges...

PH’s biggest passenger terminal launched at CDO port

PH’s biggest passenger terminal launched at CDO port

Jul. 17 | Located within the Passenger Terminal Complex of Cagayan de Oro Port, the two-story building with a total floor area of 5,597 square meters can accommodate 3,000 passengers, triple the previous capacity. Image from www.dotr.gov.ph Cagayan de Oro port’s...

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Jun. 23 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Several maritime and port agencies have convened to prepare for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) in 2021, with the audit intended to check the Philippines’ compliance...

EO reclassifies Clark industrial estate, expands scope of services

EO reclassifies Clark industrial estate, expands scope of services

Jun. 14 | Executive Order No. 81 reclassifies the 290-hectare Clark Industrial Estate 5 as an international center of commerce, industry, leisure, and recreation. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) is eyeing an expansion...

Daily reporting of air carriers’ on-time performance a must

Daily reporting of air carriers’ on-time performance a must

May. 20 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered the daily reporting of air carriers’ on-time performance (OTP) in several major airports in the country. DOTr on May 17 said OTPs are measurement of airlines’ operational efficiency in meeting its...

Cebu Pacific ordered to develop measures to avoid flight cancellations

Cebu Pacific ordered to develop measures to avoid flight cancellations

May. 20 | Due to the recent spate of flight cancellations by Cebu Pacific, the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has ordered the low-cost carrier to submit within 30 days a concrete plan detailing corrective measures in its operations to prevent inconvenience to passengers. The...

3 PH ports get positive security assessment from US Coast Guard

3 PH ports get positive security assessment from US Coast Guard

May. 4 | Davao International Container Terminal in Panabo, Davao Del Norte was one of the container terminals that received a positive security assessment from the US Coast Guard. Three international container ports in the Philippines have made significant improvements...

Challengers to San Miguel’s P736B airport proposal in Bulacan invited

Challengers to San Miguel’s P736B airport proposal in Bulacan invited

Apr. 16 | Image by Susan Sewert from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has started seeking comparative proposals for a Swiss bidding challenge against San Miguel Holdings Corporation’s (SMHC) unsolicited proposal to build an airport in Bulacan. In...

LTFRB official suspended over P4.8M bribe allegation

LTFRB official suspended over P4.8M bribe allegation

Apr. 4 | Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board executive director Atty. Samuel Jardin is on preventive suspension pending an investigation of corruption charges. Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered the preventive suspension of Land Transportation...