There is optimism that the congestion choking the port of Manila since February may finally be addressed after Philippine government officials and the shipping industry came together in the capital to tackle the crippling problems.
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27 Nov 2014
A yard expansion project by International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) in Manila has been completed and will help the port address the growing volumes and congestion that has choked the port since February.
25 Nov 2014
The idle container ship fleet has fallen to its lowest level since the global financial crisis erupted in late 2008 , as port congestion on the U.S. West Coast and in Manila keeps vessels in work.
24 Nov 2014
The Philippine’ cabinet cluster on port congestion directed by cabinet secretary Jose Rene Almendras will gather for a port forum on November 27 in Manila as officials struggle to address the bottlenecks that have troubled the gateway since late February.
19 Nov 2014
There is still no end in sight to the port of Manila congestion more than six months after an ill-considered truck ban quickly began to see containers stacking up at the two main terminals in the Philippine capital.
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.