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ARTA: Trading, transpo among priorities for gov’t streamlining

ARTA: Trading, transpo among priorities for gov’t streamlining

Sep. 21 | The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has identified trading and transportation among priority sectors in a project to streamline systems of government agencies. The National Effort for the Harmonization of Efficiency Measures of Interrelated Agencies or...

BOC sets rules for operation of customs facilities

BOC sets rules for operation of customs facilities

Sep. 4 | Image by Wolfgang Schröpfer from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued guidelines on the establishment, operation, supervision, and control of customs facilities and warehouses (CFWs). Customs Administrative Order (CAO) 09-2019 applies to all...

ATI income up 53% in H1 as Manila, Batangas port volumes soar

ATI income up 53% in H1 as Manila, Batangas port volumes soar

Aug. 15 | Manila South Harbor handled nearly 650,000 twenty-foot equivalent units of international container cargoes, a new mid-year record for the port and higher by over 15% from volumes processed in the first half of 2018. Photo courtesy of port operator Asian...

PH’s biggest passenger terminal launched at CDO port

PH’s biggest passenger terminal launched at CDO port

Jul. 17 | Located within the Passenger Terminal Complex of Cagayan de Oro Port, the two-story building with a total floor area of 5,597 square meters can accommodate 3,000 passengers, triple the previous capacity. Image from www.dotr.gov.ph Cagayan de Oro port’s...

JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

Jun. 23 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay The joint administrative order (JAO) that will regulate local charges imposed by international shipping lines servicing the Philippines will be out in one or two weeks, according to Trade and Industry Secretary...

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Jun. 23 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Several maritime and port agencies have convened to prepare for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) in 2021, with the audit intended to check the Philippines’ compliance...

PPA approves HCPTI share transfer to ICTSI

PPA approves HCPTI share transfer to ICTSI

May. 9 | Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) Board has approved the transfer of 15.7% of the shares of Harbour Centre Port Terminal, Inc. (HCPTI) in Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. (MNHPI) to International Container Terminal...

Cagayan de Oro port cargo handler seeks 17.8% hike in tariff

Cagayan de Oro port cargo handler seeks 17.8% hike in tariff

May. 1 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay OROPORT Cargo-handling Services, Inc. is seeking a 17.8% increase in cargo-handling tariff for the Port of Cagayan de Oro in Misamis Oriental due to higher labor, power, fuel and water costs. It also proposed including...

Hold over authority extended to cargo-handling service providers with expiring contracts

Hold over authority extended to cargo-handling service providers with expiring contracts

Mar. 25 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is once again issuing a hold over authority (HOA) to cargo-handling operators with expiring contracts or those with already an HOA to ensure cargo-handling services at ports continue without interruption. PPA general...

Competition Commission clears ICTSI North Harbour acquisition

Competition Commission clears ICTSI North Harbour acquisition

Mar. 23 | The Philippine Competition Commission approved the proposed acquisition deal between International Container Terminal Services, Inc and Manila North Harbour Port, Inc even as the Commission said it “would have had a different conclusion” if “not...