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4 shipping lines deployed to Iloilo-Guimaras route

4 shipping lines deployed to Iloilo-Guimaras route

Aug. 12 | Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has directed four shipping companies to serve the Iloilo-Guimaras route to accommodate current passenger traffic while it investigates the August 3 capsizing of...

PPA scraps weighing fee for containers, Ro-Ro cargoes

PPA scraps weighing fee for containers, Ro-Ro cargoes

Jul. 27 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay Starting January 1, 2020, terminal operators may no longer collect weighing fee on domestic outbound laden containers and roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) cargoes, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). PPA Administrative...

Chelsea taps Japanese shipbuilder to build passenger ro-ro ship

Chelsea taps Japanese shipbuilder to build passenger ro-ro ship

Jun. 25 | At the signing of the agreement between Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corp and Fukuoka Shipbuilding were (from left): Chelsea President & CEO Chryss Alfonsus V. Damuy, Fukuoka President Keiji Tanaka, Chelsea Chairman Dennis A. Uy,...

House transport committee moves to stop PPA weighing fee collection

House transport committee moves to stop PPA weighing fee collection

Jun. 7 | The Lower House Committee on Transportation (COTr) has adopted House Resolution (HR) No. 2532 urging the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to discontinue imposing weighing fees on big rolling cargoes handled at ports catering to roll/on-roll/off (Ro-Ro)...

Seven newly opened missionary routes ignite interest of shipping lines

Seven newly opened missionary routes ignite interest of shipping lines

Feb. 24 | Several domestic shipping operators have signified interest to serve seven out of the 19 roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) missionary routes that were recently opened by the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina). Marina, during a recent Lower House Committee on...

Cavite Gateway Terminal officially opens Nov 5

Cavite Gateway Terminal officially opens Nov 5

Oct. 20 | Cavite Gateway Terminal is 11 kilometers from the Cavite Export Processing Zone Authority, whose users are the facility’s ideal clients. Photo from the Department of Transportation. The Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT), the Philippines’ first container...

Report: port inefficiency continues to inflate shipping costs, erode PH competitiveness

Report: port inefficiency continues to inflate shipping costs, erode PH competitiveness

Oct. 4 | Improving efficiency of Philippine ports and enabling them to handle bigger ships and more volumes can help address high costs of shipping and improve the country’s competitiveness, according to a policy brief sponsored by local port stakeholders, business...

PH initiates meetings to reopen Davao-General Santos-Bitung Ro-Ro route

PH initiates meetings to reopen Davao-General Santos-Bitung Ro-Ro route

Jul. 30 | The Philippine Embassy in Indonesia is moving to revive the roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) service between the Philippines and Indonesia in a bid to enhance maritime connectivity and promote trade and investment between the two countries. Philippine Ambassador...

2 new vessels boost FastCat fleet; over a dozen more set to arrive

2 new vessels boost FastCat fleet; over a dozen more set to arrive

Jul. 10 | Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation’s (APFC) FastCat, operator of the Philippines’ largest fleet of mid-speed and internationally classed roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) passenger ferries, has added two brand-new vessels to its fleet. FastCat 12...

PPA earmarks P7B for 30 Ro-Ro enhancement projects

PPA earmarks P7B for 30 Ro-Ro enhancement projects

Dec. 30 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is spending around P7 billion to rehabilitate the roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) terminals around the country and construct new ones to provide connectivity and address demands for passage and cargoes. The budget, to come...