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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...

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...

BOC transferring 4,000 overstaying boxes from congested MICT

BOC transferring 4,000 overstaying boxes from congested MICT

Mar. 30 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is transferring 4,000 unclaimed containers from Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) to the container depot of Pacific Roadlink Container, Inc. (PRLI) and the domestic terminal...

As supply chain disruption looms, IATF orders removal of containers from congested MICT

As supply chain disruption looms, IATF orders removal of containers from congested MICT

Mar. 28 | The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) directed cargo transport stakeholders—particularly importers, consignees, truckers and shipping lines—and concerned government regulators to “address disruptions...

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

Mar. 2 | Cargo owners and shippers have 15 days from March 1 to withdraw their customs-cleared containers in Manila ports or face forced transfer of their cargoes. Photo of Manila South Harbor courtesy of Asian Terminals Inc. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)...

4 new hybrid RTGs delivered to MICT

4 new hybrid RTGs delivered to MICT

Jan. 15 | Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) recently received four of the 16 new hybrid rubber-tired gantries (RTG) ordered by port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) as part of its long-term investment in capacity enhancement...

BOC to require shipping lines to open more depots

BOC to require shipping lines to open more depots

Nov. 20 | Image courtesy of Sailom at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Bureau of Customs is looking to require international shipping lines to open more container depots. This is one of the measures being eyed by government to help address the persistent problem of empty...

Stakeholders suggest ways to ease high utilization at Manila terminals

Stakeholders suggest ways to ease high utilization at Manila terminals

Oct. 29 | Logistics stakeholders are proposing measures such as transferring empty containers to Batangas and Subic for repositioning and pulling out cargoes on weekends to ease the current high utilization at Manila ports and congestion at empty container yards. At...

Cavite Gateway Terminal officially opens Nov 5

Cavite Gateway Terminal officially opens Nov 5

Oct. 20 | Cavite Gateway Terminal is 11 kilometers from the Cavite Export Processing Zone Authority, whose users are the facility’s ideal clients. Photo from the Department of Transportation. The Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT), the Philippines’ first container...

ICTSI begins berth expansion works at MICT this month

ICTSI begins berth expansion works at MICT this month

Oct. 10 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has given the nod for capacity improvements at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the flagship operation of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). ICTSI in a statement said that first...