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MARINA issues rules on allocated space, discount for food, agri cargoes

MARINA issues rules on allocated space, discount for food, agri cargoes

Aug. 1 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) rolled out guidelines for a Department of Transportation (DOTr) order directing all domestic shipping lines to allocate vessel space for and extend a discount on all agricultural and food products. MARINA Advisory...

ARTA seeks PPA comment on berthing rule adopted sans consultation

ARTA seeks PPA comment on berthing rule adopted sans consultation

Jun. 20 | The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has asked the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to comment on port operator Manila North Harbour Port, Inc.’s (MNHPI) decision to implement a new berthing guideline allegedly “without proper consultation with stakeholders.” The...

14 ports done, 22 others for completion this year

14 ports done, 22 others for completion this year

Jun. 13 | Image by Convegni_Ancisa from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) have completed 14 port projects while 22 more are set to be finished and inaugurated within the year. These projects will boost operational...

PPA fills 42% of vacancies, eyes more recruits over next 2 years 

PPA fills 42% of vacancies, eyes more recruits over next 2 years 

Jan. 5 | Image by Shari Jo from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has filled at least 600 plantilla positions, or about 42% of its 1,404 open positions, at the start of 2020. The newly hired personnel has increased PPA’s total number of employees...

Foreign shipments lift cargo, box volumes at PH ports in Jan-Oct

Foreign shipments lift cargo, box volumes at PH ports in Jan-Oct

Dec. 16 | Batangas port photo courtesy of terminal operator Asian Terminals Inc. Cargo volume handled by Philippine ports for the first 10 months of 2019 grew 3.74% to 227.055 million metric tons (MT) from 218.872 million MT in the same period last year, driven...

PH cargo throughput up 1.8% in first three quarters

PH cargo throughput up 1.8% in first three quarters

Nov. 4 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay Cargo volume handled by Philippine ports grew 1.8% to 197.899 million metric tons (mt) in the first nine months of 2019 from 194.322 million mt in the same period in 2018, bolstered by growth in export cargoes. Of the...

PPA may start bidding out port contracts under new guidelines by Nov

PPA may start bidding out port contracts under new guidelines by Nov

Oct. 26 | Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is expected to begin bidding out port management contracts next month under its new terminal management policy. This comes after guidelines—contained in PPA Administrative Order...

Ports go on high alert until Nov 10 for Undas break

Ports go on high alert until Nov 10 for Undas break

Oct. 25 | Passengers disembarking at the Manila North Harbor. Photo from the Manila North Harbour Port Inc. Philippine ports are on heightened alert until November 10 as the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) prepares for the expected influx of passengers in view...

New PPA police hires to help boost security at PH ports

New PPA police hires to help boost security at PH ports

Oct. 15 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is set to deploy some 80 additional port police personnel by yearend to beef up the police force manning 115 ports under its jurisdiction. The new members of the PPA port police are...

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...