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Improved incentive package eyed to boost domestic shipping, shipbuilding

Improved incentive package eyed to boost domestic shipping, shipbuilding

Mar. 6 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has committed to formulating an attractive financing scheme and reviewing existing incentive programs for players in the domestic shipping and shipbuilding industries. The agency will also review regulations with...

Formation of multisectoral group in PH eyed to press for lower shipping rates

Formation of multisectoral group in PH eyed to press for lower shipping rates

Sep. 8 | The convening of a big group of domestic shipping lines, stakeholders, and consumers is being eyed to push the Philippine government to address the issue of high domestic shipping operations, seen as the reason for inflated domestic shipping rates. Supply...

Draft amendment to domestic shipping act gets first pass in Lower House

Draft amendment to domestic shipping act gets first pass in Lower House

Aug. 19 | The House of Representatives has approved on first reading a bill seeking to amend the Domestic Shipping Act of 2004 in order to allow for accreditation of only one local classification society in the Philippines. House Bill (HB) No. 604, filed by Angkla...

PH shipping, trucking rate hike looms in wake of higher fuel excise tax

PH shipping, trucking rate hike looms in wake of higher fuel excise tax

Mar. 24 | At the recently concluded forum on “Understanding TRAIN: What’s At Stake for the Cargo Transport Industry” co-organized by the Philippine Multimodal Transport and Logistics Association and PortCalls The increase in the excise tax on...

Higher shipping rates seen as PH carriers impose recovery charge

Higher shipping rates seen as PH carriers impose recovery charge

Jan. 16 | Most members of the Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) will impose a recovery charge following imposition of the excise tax on fuel under the new Tax Reform for Inclusion and Acceleration (TRAIN) Law. This development will lead to higher shipping...

PH shipping, trucking rates seen to rise with fuel excise tax hike

PH shipping, trucking rates seen to rise with fuel excise tax hike

Dec. 18 | Philippine cargo transport service providers said the higher excise tax on petroleum products to be implemented by next year under the recently passed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill will inflate operational costs that will eventually...

New PISA chair unveils plans for a strong domestic shipping sector

New PISA chair unveils plans for a strong domestic shipping sector

Dec. 10 | At the recent general membership meeting of the Philippine Inter-island Shipping Association were (L to R) former chairman Roberto Umali, current PISA chairman Christopher Pastrana, and Development Bank of the Philippines first vice president, Financing...

Marina ups age cap for vessels seeking VAT exemption

Marina ups age cap for vessels seeking VAT exemption

Oct. 25 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has raised the age limit of vessels that can apply for an endorsement from the Department of Finance (DOF) for availment of value-added tax (VAT) exemption under the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC). The...

Marina advisory guides PH shipowners on VAT exemption rules

Marina advisory guides PH shipowners on VAT exemption rules

Sep. 2 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has adopted guidelines for Philippine domestic shipping owners and operators to follow when applying for an endorsement from the Department of Finance (DOF) that will allow them to avail of value-added tax (VAT)...

PH carriers pitch game plan for competitive domestic shipping sector

PH carriers pitch game plan for competitive domestic shipping sector

Jun. 18 | Philippine vessel docked at the Manila North Harbor. The Philippine Inter-Island Shipping Association (PISA) has identified strategies the government should undertake to support the association’s vision of a modern and competitive domestic shipping...
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