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After visiting Manila international ports, customs chief declares no congestion

After visiting Manila international ports, customs chief declares no congestion

Sep. 8 | Manila International Container Port’s yard utilization is normal, according to Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña in a September 6 briefing. MICP photo courtesy of port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. Customs Commissioner...

BOC, PPA, ATI refute port congestion reports

BOC, PPA, ATI refute port congestion reports

Sep. 6 | Port and customs authorities said there is no port congestion in Manila ports, as claimed by Senator Aquilino Pimentel III. Pimentel on September 3 bared plans to summon BOC officials to account for “slower movement and longer delays” in the release...

100% physical exam of alerted reefer agri products allowed in consignee’s warehouse

100% physical exam of alerted reefer agri products allowed in consignee’s warehouse

Aug. 27 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now allowing the 100% physical inspection of alerted agricultural shipments in reefer containers to be conducted at the consignee’s warehouse in the interest of expediting examination of the perishable shipments. Customs...

Importer, broker, BOC employees in attempted smuggling of P13.5M worth of sugar charged

Importer, broker, BOC employees in attempted smuggling of P13.5M worth of sugar charged

Aug. 27 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed criminal charges against an importer, a customs broker, and 12 customs employees who were allegedly cohorts in the attempted smuggling of 5,000 sacks of sugar into the Philippines. BOC on August 22 filed before the...

Four ports, including MICP, get new BOC district collectors

Four ports, including MICP, get new BOC district collectors

Aug. 23 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña (left) administers the oath of office to Atty. Balmyrson M. Valdez, who is back as acting district collector of the Manila International Container Port. Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña has appointed four acting...

BOC seeks more funding for additional x-ray machines

BOC seeks more funding for additional x-ray machines

Aug. 23 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has asked the Lower House Committee on Dangerous Drugs for support in getting funding for additional x-ray machines to curb smuggling and raise revenues. During the committee’s investigation hearing on August 14, Customs...

BOC alerts misdeclared magnetic lifter in Manila port

BOC alerts misdeclared magnetic lifter in Manila port

Aug. 16 | The goods arrived on August 8 at the Manila South Harbor and were declared in the import entry as industrial overhead cranes. Photo courtesy of Bureau of Customs. Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña inspected on Aug 15 five alerted containers that...

Customs seizes P15-M worth smuggled sugar, exposes new modus

Customs seizes P15-M worth smuggled sugar, exposes new modus

Aug. 16 | The Bureau of Customs has seized 5,000 sacks of sugar misdeclared as refractory mortar. Photo courtesy of BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized P15 million worth of smuggled sugar, following inspection of 28 alerted shipments at the Manila International...

BOC chief continues to enjoy President’s confidence amid shabu shipment issue

BOC chief continues to enjoy President’s confidence amid shabu shipment issue

Aug. 13 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña still has President Rodrigo Duterte’s trust even after a shipment of illegal drugs potentially worth P6.8 billion worth may have apparently slipped past Bureau of Customs (BOC) personnel. “May tiwala siya kay General...

PH Customs’ GPS system for containers in-transit now on its dry run

PH Customs’ GPS system for containers in-transit now on its dry run

Aug. 12 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) is pilot-testing a GPS-based container tracking system to make sure containers in transit are transferred only to the designated container yard/container freight stations (CY/CFS), and Philippine Economic Zone Authority...