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BOC confiscates P53M in smuggled agri products

BOC confiscates P53M in smuggled agri products

Sep. 11 | A total of 16 containers, which arrived on August 8 from China, were declared to contain fish balls with total declared duties of P2.543 million. But upon inspection, the shipments were found to contain carrots, onions, broccoli, and potatoes. Photo from...

MICT yard use hits historic low

MICT yard use hits historic low

Jun. 26 | Yard utilization at Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) in June is close to an almost historic low of under 58% due to continuous efforts to fast track movement of overstaying import containers out of the terminal, operator International Container...

Fake BOC employee arrested at Manila port

Fake BOC employee arrested at Manila port

Jun. 24 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has apprehended a hao-shiao (fake customs employee) for conducting illegal transactions at the Port of Manila. Agents of BOC’s Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service, assisted by members of the Armed Forces of the...

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...

Joint order on foreign liners’ fees soon signed

Joint order on foreign liners’ fees soon signed

May. 1 | Image by aymane jdidi from Pixabay The draft joint administrative order (JAO) that will regulate local charges imposed by international shipping lines operating in the Philippines and provide measures to address port congestion is in the “final stage...

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...

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...

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

Mar. 2 | Cargo owners and shippers have 15 days from March 1 to withdraw their customs-cleared containers in Manila ports or face forced transfer of their cargoes. Photo of Manila South Harbor courtesy of Asian Terminals Inc. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)...

Business as usual at Port of Manila, says Asian Terminals

Business as usual at Port of Manila, says Asian Terminals

Feb. 26 | Customers transact business through the One-Stop-Shop satellite office set up by Asian Terminals Inc at Pier 15 in Manila South Harbor. Photo courtesy of ATI. It’s business as usual at the Port of Manila (POM), Manila South Harbor operator Asian Terminals...

Temporary relocation of BOC offices announced

Temporary relocation of BOC offices announced

Feb. 24 | The Bureau of Customs has announced the temporary relocation of offices affected by the Feb 22 fire at the BOC-Port of Manila (POM) building. The district collector’s office, Formal Entry Division, Informal Entry Division, and Auction and Cargo Disposal...