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Solution to slow container deposit returns in PH mulled

Solution to slow container deposit returns in PH mulled

Jul. 23 | The Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) is exploring the possibility of requiring a company check instead of cash deposit from shippers and forwarders as a way to resolve the long-standing issue surrounding the return of container deposits. AISL...

CCBI pushes creation of PH gov’t office to monitor foreign carriers’ charges

CCBI pushes creation of PH gov’t office to monitor foreign carriers’ charges

Jun. 28 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is recommending the creation of a government office that will monitor and enforce the transparency of sea freight charges levied by foreign shipping lines and freight forwarders. CCBI requested the Department...

PH transport dept outlines plans, deliverables for first 100 days

PH transport dept outlines plans, deliverables for first 100 days

Jul. 25 | Philippine Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade is eyeing transportation of containerized cargoes by rail. Philippine Transportation Secretary Atty Arthur Tugade has outlined wide-ranging plans for the agency, including deliverables for the first...

PPA tells shippers on VGM rule: Compliance shouldn’t be so hard

PPA tells shippers on VGM rule: Compliance shouldn’t be so hard

Jul. 2 | The Safety of Life at Sea verified gross mass forum, organized by the Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association and PortCalls, was attended by about 400 participants from the logistics community. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) assured...

Pact transferring PH sea freight forwarders’ accreditation to DOTC close to approval

Pact transferring PH sea freight forwarders’ accreditation to DOTC close to approval

May. 23 | A draft order that will effectively transfer the work of accrediting sea freight forwarders from the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), specifically the Maritime Industry Authority...

EO in the way of accreditation body for PH multimodal transport operators

EO in the way of accreditation body for PH multimodal transport operators

Apr. 12 | The push to have a national accreditation body for multimodal transport operators (MTOs) in the Philippines, one of the integrative actions being pursued by member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), is being hampered by an...

BOC requires earlier submission of sea manifest

BOC requires earlier submission of sea manifest

Mar. 29 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now requiring a much earlier submission of the sea manifest. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 01-2016, dated January 22, 2016 but made available on the BOC website only on March 23, requires shipping lines/ship agents,...

PH logistics roadmap unveiled

PH logistics roadmap unveiled

Mar. 14 | At the launch of the Philippine Multimodal Transportation and Logistics Roadmap on March 8, L to R: Liza Almonte, PortCalls publisher; Clem Cruz, UP Institute for Development and Econometric Analysis (IDEA) executive director; Remrick Patagan, IDEA research...

Mar 8 launch of PH multimodal and logistics roadmap

Mar 8 launch of PH multimodal and logistics roadmap

Mar. 6 | The Philippine Multimodal Transportation and Logistics Roadmap will be launched on March 8 at the Manila Hotel Rigodon Ballroom. Spearheaded by the Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association and United Portusers Confederation, the roadmap...

Truck ban exemption for TABS users eyed starting Feb 15

Truck ban exemption for TABS users eyed starting Feb 15

Jan. 18 | The full implementation of the Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS) may take effect on February 15, with trucks registered under the system getting exemption from truck bans in Metro Manila, including along Roxas Boulevard. This was announced by...