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Transport industry stalwarts gather for Visayas, Mindanao shipping conferences on Aug 2-3

Transport industry stalwarts gather for Visayas, Mindanao shipping conferences on Aug 2-3

Jul. 24 | Shipping and customs stakeholders are set to convene at the 2nd Visayas Shipping Conference 2018 and 3rd Mindanao Shipping Conference 2018 to discuss trade prospects and share updates on infrastructure and policies affecting the industry. Organized jointly...

BOC seizes jet skis, Porsche at Cebu port

BOC seizes jet skis, Porsche at Cebu port

Apr. 8 | The brand-new jet skis were shipped from the United States to the Port of Cebu in a 40-footer declared to hold used personal effects. Photo courtesy of Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently seized two undeclared brand-new Kawasaki jet...

PCG launches first Vessel Traffic Management System in Cebu

PCG launches first Vessel Traffic Management System in Cebu

Feb. 18 | Photo from www.coastguard.gov.ph The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has inaugurated the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) first Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) in Cebu that is expected to enhance the maritime traffic accident prevention capability...

Cebu port revises rules on free storage period extension for cargoes

Cebu port revises rules on free storage period extension for cargoes

Sep. 20 | The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) has revised the guidelines for granting an extension of the free storage period for cargoes at the Port of Cebu. The revised guidelines, an update on the 1998 rules, seek to enhance port operations, maximize port utilization,...

Cebu port cargo volume up 21% in first semester

Cebu port cargo volume up 21% in first semester

Sep. 7 | In the first half of the year, throughput at the Cebu port rose 21.3% to 20.625 million metric tons. The Port of Cebu hummed with activity in the first six months of 2015, registering healthy growth in overall cargo volume, box traffic, ship calls, and...

Cebu port posts 54% Jan volume growth

Cebu port posts 54% Jan volume growth

May. 21 | Cargo volume at the Port of Cebu grew 54.37% to 3.683 million metric tons for the month of January from 2.386 million mt in January 2013. Data from the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) showed that of the total cargo volume, domestic shipments accounted for 71.47%...

BOC Cebu to require use of e2m for exports starting May 1

BOC Cebu to require use of e2m for exports starting May 1

Apr. 16 | From May 1, all export declarations (EDs) through the Port of Cebu will have to be lodged using the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system. In a memorandum dated April 1, the BOC Port of Cebu district collector said an increasing...

Mandatory Implementation of e-OLRS In Visayas and Mindanao Ports

Mandatory Implementation of e-OLRS In Visayas and Mindanao Ports

Jan. 2 | Philippine Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon recently issued a memorandum reminding all port and sub-port collectors on the strict implementation of the electronic On-Line Release System (OLRS). The manual release of import shipments will be allowed only...

Cebu is next port for radiation-detection equipment

Cebu is next port for radiation-detection equipment

Sep. 20 | The United States government plans to equip the Port of Cebu in southern Philippines with radiation-detection equipment by 2013. US Department of Energy (DOE) representative Kimberly Prono announced the plan after radiation-detection systems were inaugurated...