Philippines

17 Nov 2016
The Philippines approved the start of work on a proposed container port in Cebu.
26 Oct 2016
Port officials in Manila said a new terminal appointment and booking system has substantially reduced the possibility of congestion that has plagued port facilities in the city for the past two years.
18 Oct 2016
The port is operating close to capacity with berth utilization over 90 percent.
13 Jun 2016
Japanese logistics firm SG Holdings has secured two strategic business partners in Southeast Asia.
16 Feb 2016
Philippine agricultural shippers are awaiting an exemption from the Metro Manila peak-time truck ban for vehicles registered under the Terminal Appointment Booking System, an electronic platform aimed at eliminating truck congestion.
12 Oct 2015
The first stage expansion of Yard 7 at Manila International Container Terminal Services (MICT) will be completed by the end of the year, increasing the terminal’s import capacity by 18 percent.
05 Oct 2015
A container booking system has gone live at Manila International Container Terminal in what port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. believes will avoid a repeat of the chronic congestion that brought operations to a standstill for most of 2014.
29 Sep 2015
International Container Terminal Services Inc. is investing heavily in construction and port equipment to improve productivity that will be required to deal with rising container volumes expected through its Manila and Subic import gateways.
24 Sep 2015
Philippine business and government officials appear to be at odds over whether Manila will experience a return of port congestion when container volumes increase ahead of the Christmas season.
02 Sep 2015
Manila’s two main terminals have launched a vehicle booking system that is expected to improve container flows into and out of the port as the Philippines’ peak shipping season approaches.
12 Aug 2015
Smaller ports in the Philippines are bracing for rising container throughput following the government approval of an act that liberalises the country’s cabotage law and allows foreign carriers to participate in the domestic transport of cargo.