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SBITC loads yacht on ship through flat rail system

SBITC loads yacht on ship through flat rail system

Oct. 8 | Using flat rails, the catamaran was loaded onto a single 40-foot flat rack. The process was simplified into two moves—first, sea to berth, and second, berth to vessel after the cargo is lashed to the flat rack and flat rail. Photo from port operator...

Rice tariff collection hits P5.9B; Subic contributes biggest share

Rice tariff collection hits P5.9B; Subic contributes biggest share

Jul. 6 | The Philippine government has so far collected P5.9 billion in tariffs from 1.43 million metric tons (MT) of rice stocks imported by private traders, following the enactment of the Rice Tariffication Law that liberalized imports of the grain, preliminary...

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Jun. 7 | A reefer container that is full of meat products suspected of being infected with the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus and that arrived at Subic port from China has been seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority...

Subic port’s 4 new reach stackers operational in April

Subic port’s 4 new reach stackers operational in April

Apr. 1 | Subic Bay International Terminal Corporation (SBITC) has acquired four additional reach stackers to ensure efficient port operations and optimize the container yard space of the Subic port terminal. Installing reach stackers is part of the terminal operator’s...

Additional 7,500 empties to be loaded out of MICP on weekends

Additional 7,500 empties to be loaded out of MICP on weekends

Mar. 7 | Some shipping lines loading in and out of Manila International Container Port (photo) have agreed to each load out an additional 100 to 1,800 twenty-foot equivalent units every weekend on top of the empty containers they load out on weekdays to resolve...

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

PPA requires transfer of overstaying cargoes from Manila ports within 15 days

Mar. 2 | Cargo owners and shippers have 15 days from March 1 to withdraw their customs-cleared containers in Manila ports or face forced transfer of their cargoes. Photo of Manila South Harbor courtesy of Asian Terminals Inc. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)...

SBITC equipped to handle volume jump in holiday shipments

SBITC equipped to handle volume jump in holiday shipments

Dec. 13 | Subic Bay International Terminal Corp (SBITC), which operates New Container Terminals 1 and 2 at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, said cargo volumes handled have been growing continuously for 13 straight months since 2017. Photo courtesy of SBITC. Subic Bay...

DoTr push barging of empty containers to Subic port

DoTr push barging of empty containers to Subic port

Dec. 3 | Subic port photo courtesy of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said it will push shipping lines to return empty containers to North Port, Manila’s domestic terminal, where they can then be transported by barge...

Stakeholders suggest ways to ease high utilization at Manila terminals

Stakeholders suggest ways to ease high utilization at Manila terminals

Oct. 29 | Logistics stakeholders are proposing measures such as transferring empty containers to Batangas and Subic for repositioning and pulling out cargoes on weekends to ease the current high utilization at Manila ports and congestion at empty container yards. At...

SBMA to sustain Subic’s competitiveness with P10B infra program

SBMA to sustain Subic’s competitiveness with P10B infra program

Sep. 2 | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is implementing a P10-billion six-year infrastructure program that includes port, airport, and road development projects. SBMA chairman and administrator Atty. Wilma T. Eisma said the projects are meant to improve...