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Typhoon Ambo restricts Manila, Subic port operations

Typhoon Ambo restricts Manila, Subic port operations

May. 15 | Photo courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory Manila and Subic international terminals are limiting operations due to typhoon Ambo (international name Vongfong). In an advisory, port operator Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) said vessel, yard, and gate operations...

Key points: BOC April 17 Live Updates

Key points: BOC April 17 Live Updates

Apr. 17 | Bureau of Customs assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty Vincent Philip Maronilla Key points from the Bureau of Customs PH‘s live updates on April 17 hosted by assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla: • Transfer...

Port shutdown looms as overstaying cargoes clog Manila terminals

Port shutdown looms as overstaying cargoes clog Manila terminals

Apr. 1 | Manila container terminals now with almost 100% yard utilization, according to the Philippine Ports Authority. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has warned of a port shutdown if cargo owners and consignees “continue to shun calls” to withdraw their...

Domestic carriers make counterproposal as Navotas truck ban looms

Domestic carriers make counterproposal as Navotas truck ban looms

Dec. 27 | Image by CopyrightFreePictures from Pixabay As the limited truck ban in Navotas City is set to start in January, domestic shipping lines are requesting the city government to implement instead a traffic rerouting plan with a designated 24-hour single...

BOC welcomes PACC probe of corruption at Manila ports

BOC welcomes PACC probe of corruption at Manila ports

Oct. 26 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it supports the ongoing investigation into corruption at the agency by the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), which has served subpoenas to Port of Manila and Manila International...

Merger of Manila’s customs districts gets support

Merger of Manila’s customs districts gets support

Oct. 7 | Merging the two customs collection districts at the Manila port will make collecting duties and taxes more efficient, while stakeholders will benefit from improved port operations, according to shipping lines and a port operator. “I think one of the...

PPA suspends TABS bookings from Aug 9-10 to clear backlog

PPA suspends TABS bookings from Aug 9-10 to clear backlog

Aug. 9 | Aug 9 massive traffic jam on roads leading to and from the ports. Photo from the Facebook page of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has suspended truck bookings into Manila South Harbor through the Terminal Appointment...

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...

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

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

Jul. 6 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued a reminder that empty containers without a special permit to load (SPTL) may not enter the ports of Manila. In a memorandum dated June 25, deputy commissioner of Assessment and...

JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

Jun. 23 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay The joint administrative order (JAO) that will regulate local charges imposed by international shipping lines servicing the Philippines will be out in one or two weeks, according to Trade and Industry Secretary...