CPA GM Miole: Cebu port to have one-stop-shop for crew change soon 

Doris C. Bongcac 09/26/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –The Cebu port will soon have its own One-Stop-Shop (OSS) for a crew change. Cebu Port Authority (CPA) General Manager Leonilo Miole said that once activated, this would already serve as the fourth OCC…

Body of unidentified man found floating in Pier 4

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The Coast Guard in Cebu found a body of an unidentified man floating off the waters in Pier 4 of the port of Cebu  past 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2019. According to Seaman First…

Hot rice worth P83M seized in Cebu port

Nestle L. Semilla 12/11/2017

At least P80 million worth of goods made up mostly of smuggled rice inside 71 shipping containers were confiscated on Monday by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) port of Cebu. According to the Bureau of Customs, the…

Customs denies smuggling, claims Cebu is ‘rice smuggling free’

Calvin D. Cordova 06/07/2017

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) Cebu office clarified yesterday that there was no shipment of smuggled rice at the Cebu port even as it reiterated that Cebu is “rice smuggling” free. BoC District Collector Elvira Cruz said…

Public advised to be at port terminals early

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/28/2016

THE traveling public is advised to arrive at Cebu port terminals ahead of their departure to prevent congestion. Glenn Sarador, chief of port of police at Cebu Ports Authority (CPA), said that they asked the shipping companies…

CPA to push through with its port project despite JV deal

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/30/2016

The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will pursue its proposed international container port project in Consolacion town even after the municipal government signed an agreement with a private developer to build a similar facility in the area. CPA…

Exec: Cebu port cuts 7-month revenue shortfall to P540M

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/07/2016

THE Cebu Port has cut by 4.5 percent or P540 million its revenue shortfall in the first seven months of the year. Acting Cebu Customs District Collector Rico Rey Francis Holganza said yesterday that the Cebu Port…

Power imports help Cebu Customs exceed July revenue target

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/01/2016

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) office in Cebu collected P1.71 billion in revenues last month, exceeding its P1.68-billion target and registering a P26.7-million surplus for July this year. Lawyer Rico Rey Francis Holganza, OIC customs district collector,…

CPA opens port for public tour as it turns 23

PR 06/17/2015

THE Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will celebrate its 23rd founding anniversary with week-long activities. The CPA is inviting the public to a free guided port tour on June 22-25, showcasing Cebu Base Port operational area and new…

Stranded Bohol family sleeps outside terminal

Melissa Q. Cabahug 12/30/2014

Alma Junasan, 42, slept outside again last night at Pier 1  in Cebu City, waiting for the storm to lift so her family can go home to Bohol. To make it more comfortable for her one-month-old daughter…

Port cops arrest man with drugs worth P2M at pier 3 terminal

Chito O. Aragon 12/14/2014

Port police arrested last Friday a passenger bound for Bohol province and confiscated   P2 million worth of illegal drugs in a Cebu City terminal in Pier 3. Lian Arciaga, 26, was arrested after the scanner detected the…

Flights cancelled, ships grounded

Doris C. Bongcac, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/06/2014

AIRPORT operations remained uninterrupted at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) yesterday despite the cancellation of at least seven Cebu Pacific flights because of threats by typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit). The airport website shows that flights…

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