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Manifesto zeroes in on transfer of overstaying containers

Manifesto zeroes in on transfer of overstaying containers

Mar. 16 | Manila’s international container ports are now transferring Customs-cleared containers overstaying for more than 30 days to inland container depots (ICDs). The transfers, which started on March 16, are part of a manifesto signed on March 15 by several...

BOC chief: Yard utilization at Manila ports now ideal

BOC chief: Yard utilization at Manila ports now ideal

Mar. 10 | Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero at the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc national convention last week Manila’s international container terminals are no longer congested as yard utilization has gone down to ideal levels, according to Customs...

PH logistics stunted by regulatory constraints, conflict of interest—WB report

PH logistics stunted by regulatory constraints, conflict of interest—WB report

Mar. 6 | Restrictions in various transport sectors are impairing logistics competitiveness in the Philippines and creating bottlenecks, according to a report by the World Bank. In its report on “Fostering Competition in the Philippines: The Challenge of Restrictive...

Port of Manila is congestion-free, says BOC

Port of Manila is congestion-free, says BOC

Mar. 6 | Yard utilization at the Port of Manila is down to 64% as of March 4 from 98% in January 3. Photo courtesy of port operator Asian Terminals Inc. The Port of Manila (POM) is no longer congested with the port’s yard utilization level was down to 64% as...

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

Mar. 2 | Cargo owners and shippers have 15 days from March 1 to withdraw their customs-cleared containers in Manila ports or face forced transfer of their cargoes. Photo of Manila South Harbor courtesy of Asian Terminals Inc. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)...

P880M berth improvement project at Davao-Sasa port awarded

P880M berth improvement project at Davao-Sasa port awarded

Mar. 2 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has awarded to the joint venture of MAC Builders and Ulticon Builders, Inc. the P883.493 million contract to upgrade the general cargo berth of Davao-Sasa port. The two construction companies were informed by PPA general...

BOC indefinitely suspends implementation of truckers’ registration

BOC indefinitely suspends implementation of truckers’ registration

Feb. 24 | Following concerns raised by stakeholders, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is holding off implementation of a new order requiring truckers’ registration. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero confirmed in text messages to PortCalls that BOC will defer...

PH cargo volume inch up 1% in 2018

PH cargo volume inch up 1% in 2018

Feb. 24 | Philippine container traffic in 2018 was up 7.5% from 2017. The volume of foreign containers improved 6.7% while that for domestic containers increased 8.6%. Cargo volume handled by Philippine ports grew 1% to 256.326 million metric tons (mt) in 2018...

BOC orders transfer of all empty containers from Manila ports to Subic or Batangas

BOC orders transfer of all empty containers from Manila ports to Subic or Batangas

Feb. 21 | In a bid to address port congestion in the Ports of Manila, the Bureau of Customs has ordered the transfer of all empty containers from Manila ports to either the Port of Batangas (POB) or Subic Bay Freeport (SBFP). Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero...

Industry associations, port operators take steps to solve problem with empty containers in PH

Industry associations, port operators take steps to solve problem with empty containers in PH

Feb. 19 | The Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL), Alliance of Concerned Truck Owners and Organizations (ACTOO), Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines (CDAP) and International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) have agreed to undertake...
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