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Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Jun. 26 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered international shipping lines to implement a minimum free time period of eight days for cargoes unloaded from date of discharge at any port in the Philippines. DOTr...

Lower House eyes swift ok of bill regulating foreign carriers’ shipping charges

Lower House eyes swift ok of bill regulating foreign carriers’ shipping charges

Jan. 18 | House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano The House of Representatives (HOR) will push for the “swift” passage of a measure seeking to regulate foreign shipping lines’ charges to lower costs for importers and bring down prices of consumer goods. House Speaker...

House bills propose standardization of foreign carriers’ charges

House bills propose standardization of foreign carriers’ charges

Oct. 21 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay Two bills have been filed in the Lower House seeking to regulate and standardize local charges imposed by foreign shipping lines operating in the Philippines. House Bill (HB) No. 4316, filed by Bagong Henerasyon...

Shipping lines, truckers not exempt from PPA accreditation

Shipping lines, truckers not exempt from PPA accreditation

Oct. 2 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) maintains truckers and shipping lines operating within ports require accreditation to continue providing port services. PPA general manager Atty. Jay Daniel Santiago said PPA is not granting the request of truckers...

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...

Draft PH order regulating foreign liners’ fees awaits feedback

Draft PH order regulating foreign liners’ fees awaits feedback

Feb. 18 | At the recent stakeholders’ meeting on the draft joint administrative order that will regulate charges of international shipping lines operating in the Philippines. Several Philippine government agencies have presented to stakeholder organizations...

Inter-agency order to address high shipping costs, port congestion in PH

Inter-agency order to address high shipping costs, port congestion in PH

Jan. 31 | Several Philippine government agencies are targeting to issue a joint administrative order (JAO) on February 14 that would contain measures aimed at addressing high international shipping costs, port congestion, and the empty container issue. The agencies...

BOC to craft order on regulation of foreign shipping lines

BOC to craft order on regulation of foreign shipping lines

Aug. 23 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has created a team that will draft a customs administrative order (CAO) on the registration and regulation of international shipping lines calling the Philippines. “We will have a separate customs administrative order which...

Carriers’ surcharges mean up to $5B annual losses for PH economy

Carriers’ surcharges mean up to $5B annual losses for PH economy

Jan. 30 | Destination fees and surcharges imposed by international shipping lines cost the Philippine economy an estimated US$2 billion to $5 billion in losses annually, according to a joint report by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) and the Export Development...

More PH carriers sign up with online empty-container returns system

More PH carriers sign up with online empty-container returns system

Nov. 15 | Cargo Data Exchange Center, Inc. CEO Leo Morada at the recent Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. 27th National Convention in Davao City. More shipping lines operating in the Philippines are now connected to GoFast, the web-based system of the Association...