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BOC confident of surpassing 2018 revenue collection

BOC confident of surpassing 2018 revenue collection

Dec. 2 | Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero expressed confidence the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will exceed this year its 2018 revenue collection of P593.11-billion. In a chance interview with PortCalls last week, Guerrero, however, said BOC is still trying...

BOC breaks ground on P23M temporary Manila office

BOC breaks ground on P23M temporary Manila office

Nov. 5 | At the recent groundbreaking for the Bureau of Customs Manila office with Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero (seated, center) in attendance. Photo from the BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) broke ground last month on the Manila collection district’s...

Misdeclared steel bars seized at Port of Manila

Misdeclared steel bars seized at Port of Manila

Oct. 30 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized two containers of misdeclared stainless steel angle bars from China at the Port of Manila (POM). BOC Intelligence Group deputy commissioner Raniel T. Ramiro, in a statement, said the shipment, which was declared...

BOC Manila intercepts P3.5M in misdeclared pork, other meat products

BOC Manila intercepts P3.5M in misdeclared pork, other meat products

Oct. 29 | Two containers of misdeclared pork and other meat products estimated to be worth P3.5 million have been seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Port of Manila. The pork and other meat products were confiscated on October 28 after a 100% physical...

BOC welcomes PACC probe of corruption at Manila ports

BOC welcomes PACC probe of corruption at Manila ports

Oct. 26 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it supports the ongoing investigation into corruption at the agency by the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), which has served subpoenas to Port of Manila and Manila International...

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...