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Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Jun. 27 | Manila North Harbor The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has directed all domestic shipping lines to extend a shipping rate discount of at least 40% on all agricultural and food products. At the same time, they were ordered to allocate no less than...

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Jun. 26 | Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has established the Shippers’ Protection Office (SPO) to protect domestic and international shippers “against unreasonable fees and charges imposed by domestic and...

MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

Mar. 27 | Domestic terminal Manila North Harbor The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is appealing to the “kindness and generosity” of domestic shipping operators, owners, charterers, and others concerned with operating a liner service to maintain the cargo...

Sea transport suspension only for passengers, not cargoes: MARINA

Sea transport suspension only for passengers, not cargoes: MARINA

Mar. 14 | Domestic cargo sea transportation will continue under the Metro Manila community quarantine to facilitate movement of basic commodities and goods in and out of the metro, according to guidelines released by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA). But...

Retired Navy chief Empedrad gets MARINA post

Retired Navy chief Empedrad gets MARINA post

Mar. 12 | President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Philippine Navy chief Robert A. Empedrad as the new administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA). Empedrad’s appointment paper was signed by the President on March 2 and released on March...

PCG gets P15B budget for 2020; CAB, MARINA budgets slashed

PCG gets P15B budget for 2020; CAB, MARINA budgets slashed

Feb. 5 | Sister transport agencies Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) and Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) have been given lower budgets for 2020 compared to 2019, while the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) gets a higher allocation from last year’s. According to...

MARINA holds follow-up audit to strengthen PH readiness for IMO state audit

MARINA holds follow-up audit to strengthen PH readiness for IMO state audit

Feb. 4 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has conducted a verification audit of different government agencies as part of preparations for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) scheduled for October 2021. The verification...

DOTr tightens safety protocols at all transport hubs

DOTr tightens safety protocols at all transport hubs

Jan. 31 | Safety measures have been tightened in the Philippines’ transportation hubs with the recording of the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Transport Secretary...

BOC, DA, DOH monitor cargoes from countries with cases of coronavirus

BOC, DA, DOH monitor cargoes from countries with cases of coronavirus

Jan. 29 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is working closely with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department of Health (DOH) in monitoring and inspecting shipments coming from countries with reported cases of novel coronavirus...

PH transport agencies on high alert vs coronavirus entry at ports

PH transport agencies on high alert vs coronavirus entry at ports

Jan. 28 | Screengrab from the World Health Organization website Philippine transport and government authorities have gone on heightened alert in response to the international outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the virus which was first detected in Wuhan,...