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SHIPPER Hapag Lloyd has warned its clients about tougher rules imposed by the Philippines Bureau of Customs (BOC) regarded abandoned cargo. In an advisory, Hapag Lloyd explained that “With immediate effect, consignees must clear all import containers arriving into all ports of the Philippines within 30 days after discharge. Failing…

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The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will host the 9th Ports and Shipping Conference from February 22 to 24 at the Peninsula Hotel, Manila with more than a hundred decision makers, shipping lines, cargo handlers and port operators and other logistics stakeholders expected to attend. The event is considered the biggest…

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Shipping companies are avoiding the waters in the Sulu and Celebes Seas west of the Philippines, which have become a “piracy hotspot,” the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) and marine security agencies said. The surge in piracy in the area is forcing shipowners to divert vessels through other waters, increasing costs…

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SEAFARERS will have better protection under mandatory insurance rules that took effect on Tuesday, which require ship owners to have compulsory insurance to cover abandonment of seafarers as well as claims for death or long-term disability. International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary General Kitack Lim in a statement welcomed the new…

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A proud native of Davao City is one of the members of the US Navy’s storied Construction Battalions, or “Seabees,” building and fighting around the world from her base in Port Hueneme, California. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jannah Mae Bustamante was born and raised in Davao and is a graduate…

AMOSUP ‘SLOP CHEST’ GROWS

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THE Associated Marine Officers’ and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP) announced that it has expanded its “Slop Chest,” a grocery store and appliance purchase program for union member seafarers and their families, to provide more items, the union said this week. A “slop chest” in maritime parlance is a…

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The Malaysian government plans to build a massive port and industrial complex on Carey Island, a 20-year project that will cost an estimated RM200 billion ($44.8 billion) and cover an area of about 100 square kilometers, the chairman of Port Klang Authority (PKA) and Malacca Port Authority disclosed in a…

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Officials from Iloilo and national agencies on Wednesday broke ground for a new P60-million Maritime Center to be built in the city, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said in a statement. The Maritime Center is envisioned as “a one-stop shop for the maritime community” in Iloilo and the Western Visayas…

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Singapore will develop and test an autonomous container truck platooning system, The Ministry of Transport (MOT) and the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) announced in a joint statement on Thursday. Truck platooning involves a human-driven lead truck leading a convoy of driverless trucks. In the Singapore trials, the trucks will…

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THE Philippines was a popular destination for foreign warships this week, with the visit to Manila by two vessels from the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet, and a port call at Subic by a pair of destroyers from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Escort Division Four. The Russian ships Admiral…

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