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PPA seeks up to P250M fund to aid domestic shipping lines

PPA seeks up to P250M fund to aid domestic shipping lines

Oct. 23 | Domestic shipping lines won’t have to pay dockage and layup fees, if fund is approved Fund will be taken from Department of Transportation P9.5-billion standby allocation The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is asking for a P230 million to 250-million...

PPA opens Manila COVID testing lab for seafarers

PPA opens Manila COVID testing lab for seafarers

Oct. 6 | Seafarers get tested at the molecular testing laboratory located at PPA’s GAD Center building in Port Area, Manila | Photo from DOTr The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) on October 5 formally commissioned a molecular testing laboratory located at...

Shippers, port users buck use of Manila domestic terminal quay cranes

Shippers, port users buck use of Manila domestic terminal quay cranes

Oct. 2 | North Port Terminal 1 | Photo from MNHPI’s website A broad sector of industry groups is asking the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to suspend implementation of a policy requiring shipping lines to use quay cranes and pay cranage fees at the Manila...

PPA extends accreditation, permits until yearend

PPA extends accreditation, permits until yearend

Oct. 1 | All pending applications for accreditation, permits, authorizations and certifications with the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and its port management offices (PMOs) are considered approved and valid until December 31, 2020. All pending applications...

Capinpin port joins Manila, Subic as crew change hub

Capinpin port joins Manila, Subic as crew change hub

Aug. 25 | Outbound seafarers ride a tugboat to embark on a ship during a recent crew-change dry run at Subic port | Photo from Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority-Media Production Department The ports of Manila, Subic in Zambales and Capinpin in Bataan have been activated...

Port congestion back with yard utilization at over 90%

Port congestion back with yard utilization at over 90%

Apr. 7 | Manila International Container Terminal Manila ports’ yard utilization has again shot up to over 90%, prompting the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to issue on April 7 another call for cargo owners and consignees...

PPA: No additional port charges due to ECQ

PPA: No additional port charges due to ECQ

Mar. 25 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said it has not authorized the imposition of additional port charges, including hazard fee, following imposition of the Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). PPA General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago, in a...

PPA extends for a year HOA of cargo handlers, terminal operators

PPA extends for a year HOA of cargo handlers, terminal operators

Jan. 15 | Image by Markus Distelrath from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has again extended for another year the hold over authorities (HOA) of cargo-handling/terminal operators with HOAs that have expired or are about to expire to ensure uninterrupted...