Home » Posts tagged with "Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)"

Posts tagged with "Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)"

PPA mulls integrated online booking, payment at RoRo ports

PPA mulls integrated online booking, payment at RoRo ports

Sep. 3 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is proposing an online application that integrates vessel booking and payment system for roll-on-roll-off (Ro-Ro) ports. The One Ticketing System (OTS) is an online app integrating on a single platform the booking...

PPA proposes uniform cargo-handling tariff

PPA proposes uniform cargo-handling tariff

Sep. 2 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is giving stakeholders until September 9 to comment on its proposal adopting a uniform cargo-handling tariff in all port concessions under a new terminal management system. The proposal cuts to one tariff the current...

PPA eyes construction of P300M shipyard next year

PPA eyes construction of P300M shipyard next year

Sep. 2 | Image by Tim Alberts from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) hopes to break ground next year on a P300-million shipbuilding facility covering around 10 hectares. The feasibility study has been completed and a location identified, PPA general...

Chelsea bags original proponent status for Davao port proposal

Chelsea bags original proponent status for Davao port proposal

Aug. 26 | Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corp. (CLIHC) has been granted the original proponent status (OPS) for its unsolicited proposal to modernize Davao Sasa Port. CLIHC said it has received the Certificate of Successful Negotiation dated August...

PH ports book 3.8% more cargo, 6% more containers in first half

PH ports book 3.8% more cargo, 6% more containers in first half

Aug. 14 | The Manila port area. Photo from the Bureau of Customs. Cargo volume at Philippine ports grew 3.8% to 128.707 million metric tons (mt) for the first half of 2019 from 124.033 million mt year-on-year as both domestic and foreign cargoes recorded increases,...

Industry groups vs PPA accreditation rule for port service providers

Industry groups vs PPA accreditation rule for port service providers

Aug. 13 | A recent Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) order that requires all port service providers to secure accreditation is meeting resistance from customs brokers, domestic shipping lines and truckers. In separate letters to PPA general manager Atty. Jay Daniel...

PPA suspends TABS bookings from Aug 9-10 to clear backlog

PPA suspends TABS bookings from Aug 9-10 to clear backlog

Aug. 9 | Aug 9 massive traffic jam on roads leading to and from the ports. Photo from the Facebook page of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has suspended truck bookings into Manila South Harbor through the Terminal Appointment...

PPA requires accreditation for all port service providers

PPA requires accreditation for all port service providers

Jul. 30 | Image by bastiaan from Pixabay Starting August 7, all port service providers, including customs brokers, shipping lines and agent, freight forwarders and truckers, will have to secure accreditation from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). The new accreditation...

PPA scraps weighing fee for containers, Ro-Ro cargoes

PPA scraps weighing fee for containers, Ro-Ro cargoes

Jul. 27 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay Starting January 1, 2020, terminal operators may no longer collect weighing fee on domestic outbound laden containers and roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) cargoes, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). PPA Administrative...

PPA eyes changes to ‘impractical’ tariff format

PPA eyes changes to ‘impractical’ tariff format

Jul. 22 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is planning to change its tariff structure to make it simpler and more uniform. “I want to deviate from the current tariff structure,” PPA general manager Atty. Jay Daniel Santiago said in a recent interview with...