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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...

Chelsea Logistics contemplating takeover of ferry operator

Chelsea Logistics contemplating takeover of ferry operator

Sep. 7 | Photo from www.chelsealogistics.ph Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to buy 100% shares of stocks from the owners of ferry company Starlite Ferries, Inc. (Starlite) and its subsidiaries. CLC in a statement...

Duterte highlights transport, infra projects for priority implementation

Duterte highlights transport, infra projects for priority implementation

Jul. 26 | Projects that will improve connectivity and address transportation concerns, as well as those that seek to increase infrastructure spending, are among immediate programs in the Philippine government’s pipeline, according to President Rodrigo Duterte...

Cargo bus service underpins Quick Reliable’s customized logistics solutions

Cargo bus service underpins Quick Reliable’s customized logistics solutions

Jul. 9 | Quick Reliable’s cargo bus service involves the loading of commercial cargoes in the bellies of passenger buses which are then driven onto roll-on/roll-off vessels. Supply chain solutions provider Quick Reliable (formerly known as QRS or Quick Reliable...

PH to put 20-year cap on age of imported ships

PH to put 20-year cap on age of imported ships

Jun. 5 | A Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) memorandum limiting the age of roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) ships and passenger vessels imported into the Philippines to 20 years will be out soon, part of the agency’s move to modernize the domestic fleet. “We will...

Lower House reps conclude 10-day port and ro-ro tour

Lower House reps conclude 10-day port and ro-ro tour

Mar. 29 | Some members of the Philippine Lower House conducted a 10-day port tour and inspection of the country’s Western and Eastern Nautical Highways that are under the Road Roll-on/Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) Transport System (RRTS). The port activity, held from March...

PPA to review Ro-Ro port system

PPA to review Ro-Ro port system

Feb. 7 | The Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro-Ro) port system will be revisited by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), 14 years after it started in 2003, to ensure it continues to serve the needs of the trade and tourism sectors. Revisiting the system will provide data...

BIMP-EAGA, Asean logistics developments in focus at 2017 ports and shipping conference

BIMP-EAGA, Asean logistics developments in focus at 2017 ports and shipping conference

Jan. 27 | The 9th Philippine Ports and Shipping Conference to be held on Feb 23-24 will highlight strong emergence of the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines-East Asian Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and massive developments along the Asean logistics gateways toward...

Cha-Ro addition to Ro-Ro services a boon to Mindanao economy, connectivity

Cha-Ro addition to Ro-Ro services a boon to Mindanao economy, connectivity

Apr. 20 | The inclusion of chassis roll-on/roll-off (Cha-Ro) service in the Road Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro-Ro) Network System (RRTS) will reduce domestic cargo handling costs and strengthen connectivity within the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East...