New App Monitoring Port Crane movements Launched in Manila

by admin ● June 26th, 2015,11:03 am

An App that provides visibility over crane activities at terminals has been pilot- tested in the Philippines, the first country to use such a service. Piloted in early April during two vessel port calls at the two Manila Terminals, the app “allowed shipping line representative to log unambiguously the exact activity timing for the cranes […]


CCBI Chief eyes electronic database, national ID for Brokers

by admin ● June 26th, 2015,11:08 am

The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) the professional organization of customs brokers in the country recognized by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), plans to automate its membership, database and electronically issue certificates of good standing to customs brokers. Newly elected President Del Pilar, in a recent chance interview with Portcalls, said an electronic database […]


PH Ports post 30% drop in the First quarter cargo volume

by admin ● June 26th, 2015,11:09 am

Manila North Harbor accounted for the highest domestic container volume with 268,867 TEUs. This is a 4.2% growth from 257,959 TEUs last year. Photo courtesy of port operator Manila North Harbour Port, Inc.