DOTr chief directs PPA to reduce shipping, travel costs

Inquirer.net 07/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista on Thursday directed the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to reduce shipping and travel costs to maintain convenient, safe, and secure travel. In a surprise visit to the PPA, Bautista revealed…

World’s biggest shipping groups suspend Russian deliveries

Agence France Presse 03/02/2022

PARIS — The three biggest container shipping groups in the world announced Tuesday that they were suspending non-essential deliveries to Russia, adding to the country’s economic isolation following a raft of sanctions by the West. Danish shipping…

Flowers for  Sinulog Galleon, arrival of guests  delayed due to Taal eruption

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The eruption of the Taal Volcano, despite being thousands of kilometers away, has still affected the preparations of the activities of the 455th Fiesta Señor in Cebu. Raphael Wong of Mandaue Shipping and…

Norwegian Shipowners Association visits UCLM

Marc Cosep 11/01/2019

Confident with the capabilities of Filipino maritime cadets and its ability of producing successful graduates throughout its program, the Norwegian Shipowners Association (NSA) paid a courtesy visit to the University of Cebu Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue (UCLM) Campus.…

Gemini Shipping secures MCBL title

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 12/17/2018

GEMINI Shipping outlasted the fancied Brinnovid, 91-82, to come away with the championship of the Metro Cebu Basketball League Season 3 last Sunday at the Capitol Parish Gym. Gemini was up, 67-60, going to the fourth and…

New shipping firm to acquire FRP boat for Cebu-Bohol route

Irene Sino-Cruz 01/30/2018

  A new player in the shipping industry is acquiring a fibre -reinforced plastic (FRP) boat to serve a new route between Cebu and Bohol. Scheduled to be launched in May 2018, the CCCS – Sunriser is…

Lite Shipping, Bulldogs win Summer League crowns

08/02/2017

USC-NABC THE 2001 Lite Shipping-Dos Mil Uno and the 1994 Bulldogs finished off their opponents to lord it over their respective divisions in the finals of the University of San Carlos North Alumni Basketball Conference (NABC) Summer…

Focus on human element of shipping industry, PH urged

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/14/2017

DESPITE the challenges hounding the global shipping industry, the Philippines is encouraged instead to focus on the human element of the industry. Carl Martin Faannessen, managing director of Abojeb Company, a recognized maritime and manpower services company,…

Cokaliong: Ships still popular today

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/03/2016

Despite more frequent air fare promos, sea travel remains as the easier and cheaper mode of transportation as compared to air travel. Chester Cokaliong, founder, chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Cokaliong Shipping Lines Inc.,…

Marina suspends vessel, tells firm to fix it

Jhunnex Napallacan 06/21/2016

THE Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA 7) suspended the MV Trans-Asia 3 after it encountered engine problem while sailing to Cebu City from Ozamis City on Monday dawn. Jose Cabatingan, Marina information officer, said the agency suspended the…

Trans Asia vessel suspended for engine malfunction

Jhunnex Napallacan 06/01/2016

A CAGAYAN de Oro City-bound passenger vessel of Trans-Asia Shipping was suspended by the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) after it failed to depart on Tuesday night from the port of Cebu City due to the defective cooling…

Shipping firms urged to set up online ticketing services

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/31/2016

JUST like airports and airlines, shipping companies should set up online ticketing services to cut down on the long lines of people waiting to buy tickets at their offices. The Regional Development Council’s (RDC) economic development committee…

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