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Hanjin stops operations in Subic Bay Freeport

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Philippines — Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines stopped its operations at this freeport on Friday, Feb. 15, displacing around 3,000 workers. Hanjin, the world’s fifth largest shipyard and biggest investor here, had earlier declared bankruptcy, saying it owes some $400 million from Philippine banks aside from …

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MARINA unveils 10-year shipyard program

MANILA — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has unveiled its 10-year program to modernize the shipyard industry in the country. In a statement on Monday, MARINA said its Shipyard Regulations Service (SRS) presented the agency’s shipbuilding, ship repair, and ship breaking programs at the 2nd National Shipyard Convention held in Cebu …

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Companies must open up yard for empty containers

Philippines – Shipping companies have been directed to open up container yards that will be utilized as depot for empty containers amid clamor from truckers over port congestion. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero said on Monday (Nov. 19) he had required shipping lines to open up container yards for empty …

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Boxship collided with fast ferry in Philippines

A fastcraft bound for Tubigon from Cebu City and a cargo vessel accidentally collided in waters at the vicinity of the accident prone Lawis Ledge off Talisay City on Thursday (Oct. 18) night. The container ship M/V Ocean United at around 8:45 p.m. hit the rear end of FastCat M11 …

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