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Navotas gov’t rejects industry petitions to suspend truck ban

Navotas gov’t rejects industry petitions to suspend truck ban

Jan. 7 | Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Navotas City’s implementation of the limited truck ban is pushing through despite calls for suspension of the policy by port stakeholders fearing flow of goods will be restricted. Navotas City mayor Tobias...

PH manufacturing improves but traffic, port congestion limit productivity

PH manufacturing improves but traffic, port congestion limit productivity

Jan. 5 | Image by 350543 from Pixabay Operating conditions in the Philippine manufacturing sector recorded a modest improvement in December 2019, with demand growing further and exports increasing from November, but production growth has been slight, reaching...

Port stakeholders oppose Navotas truck ban as another supply chain ordeal

Port stakeholders oppose Navotas truck ban as another supply chain ordeal

Dec. 17 | Port stakeholders are objecting to a truck ban for implementation by Navotas City from January 1, 2020. The ban is threatening to impede trade flows in Luzon, particularly in Metro Manila and nearby areas, and will adversely affect truckers going to and...

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

Jul. 17 | Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez delivering the keynote address at the 2nd Logistics Services Philippines Conference and Exhibit on July 15. An executive order will take the place of a proposed joint administrative order (JAO) designed to regulate charges...

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...

Another congestion? CDAP warns of CYs’ shutdown, holiday as utilization drops

Another congestion? CDAP warns of CYs’ shutdown, holiday as utilization drops

May. 13 | Image by druckfuchs from Pixabay The Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines (CDAP) is considering the closure of recently opened empty container depots (ECDs) outside Metro Manila and declaring a holiday in all member container yards (CYs) to address...

BOC suspends order shortening lodgement period for goods declaration

BOC suspends order shortening lodgement period for goods declaration

May. 3 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has suspended until further notice an order cutting the period for lodging goods declaration to seven days from the previous 15 days. The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc (CCBI) sought...

BOC: No more congestion at Manila ports

BOC: No more congestion at Manila ports

Apr. 15 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The problem of congestion at the Port of Manila (POM) and Manila International Container Port (MICP) has been checked as of April, according to the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Yard utilization at POM and MICP has declined...

PH manufacturing further slows in March

PH manufacturing further slows in March

Apr. 1 | Image by skeeze from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector slowed in March, with the latest Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dipping to 51.5 in March 2019 from 51.9 in February 2019. This is the lowest reading...

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Mar. 26 | All domestic shipping vessels must assist and accommodate ships carrying perishable goods during national emergencies such as port congestion, weather disturbance, or other natural calamities to allow the quick loading and unloading of these goods at...