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PPA, PCG eye inter-operability in port areas, waterways

PPA, PCG eye inter-operability in port areas, waterways

Sep. 12 | Philippine Ports Authority general manager Jay Daniel Santiago (left) with Philippine Coast Guard commandant George Ursabia, Jr. Photo from the Philippine Ports Authority. A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) technical working...

Coast Guard to help man BOC patrol boats

Coast Guard to help man BOC patrol boats

Sep. 11 | Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero (left) and PCG commandant George Ursabia, Jr. during the signing of a MOA between the two agencies on September 10 | Photo from BOC The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is providing personnel to help operate patrol...

Ship damages Manila North Harbor’s Pier 2

Ship damages Manila North Harbor’s Pier 2

Aug. 10 | MV Ocean Abundance rammed into Pier 2 of Manila North Harbor |Photo from Philippine Coast Guard A vessel of domestic carrier Oceanic Container Lines, Inc. accidentally rammed into Pier 2 of Manila North Harbor, according to the Philippine Coast Guard...

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...

Ursabia is new Coast Guard chief

Ursabia is new Coast Guard chief

Jun. 1 | Newly-appointed PCG Commandant George Ursabia, Jr. | Photo courtesy of PCG President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Vice Admiral (VADM) George V. Ursabia, Jr. as the new commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) effective June 1, 2020. Ursabia’s...

Charging of landing, parking fees deferred to ease COVID-19 impact on PH airlines

Charging of landing, parking fees deferred to ease COVID-19 impact on PH airlines

Mar. 10 |   From left: Civil Aeronautics Board executive director Carmelo Arcilla, Manila International Airport Authority general manager Ed Monreal, Transport undersecretary Reinier Paul Yebra, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines director general...

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...

P58M worth of fake cigarettes seized in Caloocan

P58M worth of fake cigarettes seized in Caloocan

Jan. 30 | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently intercepted P58.450 million worth of cigarettes—some believed to be counterfeit and some smuggled into the Philippines—in Caloocan City. BOC together with the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine National...

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,...