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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...

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...

BOC prohibits return of empty containers at Manila ports

BOC prohibits return of empty containers at Manila ports

Mar. 7 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is temporarily disallowing return of empty containers at the Port of Manila (POM) and Manila International Container Port (MICP) to address port congestion. Only empty containers covered by a Special Permit to Load (SPTL) will...

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...