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Quarantine, less gangs cause delays at North Port

Quarantine, less gangs cause delays at North Port

May. 25 | North Port | Photo courtesy of MNHPI Domestic shipping lines are experiencing delays at North Port, the domestic terminal at Manila North Harbor, owing to fewer gangs servicing vessels and the implementation of community quarantine to stop the spread...

Domestic shipping sector fears collapse; cargo volumes down 50%, revenues by 80%

Domestic shipping sector fears collapse; cargo volumes down 50%, revenues by 80%

Apr. 22 | Amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the domestic shipping industry faces collapse without government assistance. The Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) said that with 60% of its clients affected by the Luzon-wide ECQ, its members are...

Domestic carriers make counterproposal as Navotas truck ban looms

Domestic carriers make counterproposal as Navotas truck ban looms

Dec. 27 | Image by CopyrightFreePictures from Pixabay As the limited truck ban in Navotas City is set to start in January, domestic shipping lines are requesting the city government to implement instead a traffic rerouting plan with a designated 24-hour single...

PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

PPA requires customs brokers to submit request for accreditation exemption

Oct. 8 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is requiring customs brokers to file a request for exemption from PPA’s new accreditation requirement so they can continue to provide brokerage services at ports. Administrative...

Domestic cargo handling tariff at Cebu port up 20%

Domestic cargo handling tariff at Cebu port up 20%

Jul. 28 | The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will increase by 20% the cargo-handling rate for domestic cargoes calling the Port of Cebu. CPA Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 06-2019, dated July 4 and effective from August 15, 2019, implements the tariff increase pursuant...

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...

PLSA: New North Port tariff ‘ambiguous’, favors operator

PLSA: New North Port tariff ‘ambiguous’, favors operator

Dec. 28 | Included in the new North Harbor official tariff are rates and fees for hustling, lift-on/lift-off, administration, non-standard lifts, crane standby, extra labor services, equipment rental, re-stowing of containers, weighing, lifting and closing of hatch...

Cebu port expands berths to solve domestic congestion

Cebu port expands berths to solve domestic congestion

Aug. 29 | Cebu Port Authority general manager Angelo Verdan said the port expansion, scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of this year, is costing the port authority P330 million. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) is expanding berths 7 and 8 of the Cebu baseport...

Manila North Harbor seeks 28.5% hike in crane rates, citing inflation, peso depreciation

Manila North Harbor seeks 28.5% hike in crane rates, citing inflation, peso depreciation

Jul. 1 | Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. (MNHPI) is seeking a 28.46% increase in crane rates at North Port, the domestic terminal in Manila North Harbor, on account of the peso depreciation and rising inflation. At the June 27 public hearing on the petition,...

Harbor pilots ordered to pay 10% privilege fee straight to Cebu Port Authority

Harbor pilots ordered to pay 10% privilege fee straight to Cebu Port Authority

Apr. 24 | Starting May 1, harbor pilots will have to pay the 10% privilege fee directly to the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) upon clearance of the vessel. In a memorandum dated April 10, CPA general manager Angelo Verdan said the direct payment of the 10% privilege...