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Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Jun. 27 | Manila North Harbor The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has directed all domestic shipping lines to extend a shipping rate discount of at least 40% on all agricultural and food products. At the same time, they were ordered to allocate no less than...

Prior public consult unnecessary to implement MNHPI berthing rule, says PPA

Prior public consult unnecessary to implement MNHPI berthing rule, says PPA

Jun. 23 | North Port Terminal 1 | Photo from www.northport.ph Port operator Manila North Harbour Port, Inc.’s (MNHPI) requirement for all container vessels to berth at Terminal 1 of North Port starting June 22 does not need prior public consultation since the...

Container ships calling North Port must use Terminal 1 from June 22

Container ships calling North Port must use Terminal 1 from June 22

Jun. 17 | North Port Terminal 1 | Photo courtesy of northport.ph Starting June 22, all container vessels calling North Port, the domestic terminal at Manila North Harbor, will have to berth at Terminal 1 and use quay cranes. In a June 8 advisory to shipping lines...

Retain foreign ownership restriction in domestic shipping, industry associations insist

Retain foreign ownership restriction in domestic shipping, industry associations insist

Jun. 17 | Domestic shipping terminal North Port in Manila North Harbor Domestic shipping organizations renewed their appeal to include domestic shipping in the coverage of public utilities under the bill amending the Public Service Act (PSA). Excluding domestic...

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...