A presidential decree that the Philippine ports of Batangas and Subic will be considered part of Manila port is facing strong opposition from shippers and truckers, even though it will enable ships to be diverted to the alternative terminals without changes to the bill of lading.
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13 Nov 2014
Singapore-based ocean carrier APL has temporarily suspended acceptance of shipments from India to Manila, as congestion a
13 Nov 2014
The devastating impact of Manila’s port congestion was evident in the third quarter volumes of Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) as the bottlenecks put the brakes on throughput.
01 Nov 2014
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26 Oct 2014
Crippling congestion has spread from Manila to Batangas, one of the ports handling spillover cargo from Manila this year, leading Maersk line to tell customers on Friday that it will be limiting shipments to the port “to an absolute minimum.”
25 Oct 2014
Maersk line on Friday doubled its congestion surcharge for shipments from the U.S.
19 Oct 2014
Severe port congestion at the Philippines’ port of Manila in recent months resulted in average vessel delays of more than five days, according to a recent report from CargoSmart.
07 Oct 2014
International Container Terminal Services will spend $330 million to expand its terminal in Manila and inland container depot over the next 10 years, in an effort to alleviate long-term congestion issues at the port.
03 Oct 2014
UPS added 766 U.S. postal codes to its UPS Worldwide Express Plus network in the third quarter, extending the reach of its international earliest morning service deeper into the U.S.
02 Oct 2014
Extortion of truck drivers played a role in congestion at the Port of Manila, a top Philippine official said yesterday.
30 Sep 2014
The Philippines-based International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) will speed up construction of new yard facilities and an inland container depot at its flagship Manila terminal, boosting the yard capacity by more than 20 percent.