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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...

Port utilization high but still far from 2014 levels, insist PPA, carriers

Port utilization high but still far from 2014 levels, insist PPA, carriers

Sep. 16 | Photo courtesy of Manila International Container Port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. Yard utilization at Manila ports is high but there is no port congestion like that seen four years ago, according to shipping lines and the...

Full operation of Cavite Gateway Terminal starts end-Sept

Full operation of Cavite Gateway Terminal starts end-Sept

Sep. 12 | Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT), the Philippines’ first container roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) barge terminal, is set to start full operations by end of the month after handling 360 containers during the pilot period from July to early September. The containers...

ICTSI continues series of improvements, investments to upgrade MICT

ICTSI continues series of improvements, investments to upgrade MICT

Aug. 8 | ICTSI Asia Pacific commercial director Justin Tolentino at the recent Ease of Doing Business at MICP stakeholders’ forum. International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has bared development plans for Manila International Container Terminal...

BOC, ICTSI in joint forum on trade facilitation at MICP

BOC, ICTSI in joint forum on trade facilitation at MICP

Jul. 8 | The “Ease of Doing Business at MICP: A Stakeholders’ Forum on Trade Facilitation” on July 20 at New World Manila Bay Hotel will tackle facility and process improvements at Manila International Container Terminal (in photo) and provide updates on...