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BOC reaffirms order on non-entry of empties in Manila ports without special permit

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued a reminder that empty containers without a special permit to load (SPTL) may not enter the ports...

Transfer of overstaying boxes cuts MICT yard utilization to 70%

Yard utilization at Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) has declined from 90% in January to 70% at the start of April as a result...

BOC prohibits return of empty containers at Manila ports

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is temporarily disallowing return of empty containers at the Port of Manila (POM) and Manila International Container Port (MICP)...

Additional 7,500 empties to be loaded out of MICP on weekends

The Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (BOC-MICP), foreign shipping lines and port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) will load out an...

BOC orders transfer of all empty containers from Manila ports to Subic or Batangas

In a bid to address port congestion in the Ports of Manila, the Bureau of Customs has ordered the transfer of all empty containers...

Industry associations, port operators take steps to solve problem with empty containers in PH

The Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL), Alliance of Concerned Truck Owners and Organizations (ACTOO), Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines (CDAP) and International...

Draft PH order regulating foreign liners’ fees awaits feedback

Several Philippine government agencies have presented to stakeholder organizations the draft joint administrative order (JAO) that will regulate the local charges imposed by international...

Container depot utilization still high at 95%—CDAP

Utilization of container yards in Metro Manila has gone down but still remains at a high level of 90% to 95%, Container Depot Alliance...

PPA hunting for space in Luzon to accept empty containers

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...

Carriers eye full adoption of automated empties return under GoFast in 2019

Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) members are looking to fully implement in 2019 an automated empty container returns system under GoFast. This would...

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PAL offers free Antigen tests for Manila-GenSan passengers from Dec 7-17

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EEI, two subcontractors fined for Skyway Extension mishap

The Department of Labor and Employment ordered Skyway Extension Project contractor EEI Corp. and two subcontractors to pay fines for violating several occupational...

PH economy to contract by up to 9.5% in 2020

The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) foresees a steeper 8.5% to 9.5% contraction for the Philippine economy in 2020 from the 5.5% decline...

Uconnect Worldwide Network family stays connected with digital conference

Stay resilient, stay safe, stay connected. That was the message of Mr. Stephen Sim, chairman of Uconnect Worldwide Network (UCN), during the group’s first Digital Alliance Conference...