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Website of ICTSI’s Manila hub reflects new TABS functions

Website of ICTSI’s Manila hub reflects new TABS functions

Jul. 11 | Port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has added new features on the website of its flagship Manila International Container Terminal’s (MICT), allowing stakeholders to view slot usage in the Terminal Appointment Booking...

PH customs brokers propose ways to improve TABS efficiency, transparency

PH customs brokers propose ways to improve TABS efficiency, transparency

Apr. 5 | Some Philippine port stakeholders have put forward measures to address concerns identified during the initial days of strict implementation of the Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS). A group of customs brokers sent a letter to TABS implementers...

PH logistics industry cautiously upbeat about 2016 prospects

PH logistics industry cautiously upbeat about 2016 prospects

Jan. 28 | Though showing varying levels of optimism, stakeholders in the Philippine cargo transport industry see 2016 as a generally positive year, but one still presenting challenges amidst economic and political uncertainties and the anticipated crossover of...

BIR centralizes processing of applications for authority to release imported goods

BIR centralizes processing of applications for authority to release imported goods

Jan. 26 | Philippine importers of excisable products must now apply for the Authority to Release Imported Goods (ATRIG) only with the head office of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), a new ruling that forms part of the agency’s centralized policy to ensure...

Port congestion solved, says PH gov’t; cargo community takes wait-and-see attitude

Port congestion solved, says PH gov’t; cargo community takes wait-and-see attitude

Mar. 2 | Manila International Container Terminal. Photo courtesy of port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. Congestion at the Port of Manila has been resolved and operations at international terminals have normalized, according to a government...

BOC’s regulated imports list for strict compliance by April

BOC’s regulated imports list for strict compliance by April

Feb. 17 | Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will release online the final version of the first master list of all regulated import products and their corresponding import requirements by April 6, and will ensure its strict compliance...

PH cargo transport groups take brighter outlook for 2015 but identify roadblocks to growth

PH cargo transport groups take brighter outlook for 2015 but identify roadblocks to growth

Feb. 8 | The Philippine cargo transport industry is optimistic that 2015 will bring better prospects for the growing local economy but believes that port congestion will still be a major issue this year. This is the overall sentiment of executives from various...

Truck rates to stay unchanged  despite lower oil prices, says CTAP

Truck rates to stay unchanged despite lower oil prices, says CTAP

Jan. 8 | Truck rates for international cargoes will not decline despite plunging global oil prices, according to Philippine truckers. Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) director Alberto Suansing told PortCalls in a text message that...

Foreign lines in PH agree to some brokers’ requests

Foreign lines in PH agree to some brokers’ requests

Oct. 14 | Philippine customs brokers may have won some concessions from member lines of the Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL), including the period by which reckoning of demurrage starts. In a letter addressed to Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc...

Truckers split over uprooting of Anda Circle monument

Truckers split over uprooting of Anda Circle monument

Sep. 17 | Truckers expressed opposing views on a government plan to relocate the Spanish-era monument at Anda Circle in Manila to make way for a new traffic system to ease passage through the area. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) wants to relocate...