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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...

More carriers join vessel sharing pact to move empties out of Manila port

More carriers join vessel sharing pact to move empties out of Manila port

Jun. 4 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay More international shipping lines have agreed to share vessel resources in loading out more empty containers from Manila South Harbor. Port operator Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI), in a text message to PortCalls,...

PPA sets transfer rates for overstaying imports from Manila ports to offdock CYs

PPA sets transfer rates for overstaying imports from Manila ports to offdock CYs

May. 11 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has specified transfer rates for overstaying import cargoes from Manila South Harbor and Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) to designated off-dock facilities. PPA Administrative...

Joint order on foreign liners’ fees soon signed

Joint order on foreign liners’ fees soon signed

May. 1 | Image by aymane jdidi from Pixabay The draft joint administrative order (JAO) that will regulate local charges imposed by international shipping lines operating in the Philippines and provide measures to address port congestion is in the “final stage...

Transfer of overstaying boxes cuts MICT yard utilization to 70%

Transfer of overstaying boxes cuts MICT yard utilization to 70%

Apr. 9 | Manila International Container Terminal photo courtesy of port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. Yard utilization at Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) has declined from 90% in January to 70% at the start of April as...

PPA sets rules on transfer of overstaying cargoes at Manila ports

PPA sets rules on transfer of overstaying cargoes at Manila ports

Apr. 5 | Manila South Harbor photo courtesy of Asian Terminals Inc. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has issued detailed regulations involving the transfer of overstaying import shipments from Manila South Harbor (MSH) and Manila International Container Terminal...

Carriers evacuate empty containers at a faster pace

Carriers evacuate empty containers at a faster pace

Mar. 19 | Image by Wolfgang Schröpfer from Pixabay Foreign shipping lines are now able to evacuate more empty containers out of the country with yard utilization at Manila international terminals down to ideal levels, Association of International Shipping Lines...