International shipping lines bullish on Subic Freeport

April 18, 2018 | International Shipping | Port

Various shipping lines and logistics companies have selected Subic Freeport Zone as one of the gateways into the Philippines in large part due to Subic Bay International Terminal Corp. (SBITC)’s efficient management of New Container Terminals (NCT) 1&2 in the Subic Freeport Zone. BUSY PORT – Hauling trucks and reach stackers move some of the Read More

SBMA extends free accreditation fee for container-port related businesses

April 13, 2018 | Port | Subic Bay Freeport Zone

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) yesterday extended its free accreditation for container-port related businesses from April 13 to December 31, 2018 to encourage more enterprises to use Subic’s container terminals and decongest Manila’s ports. By Emmie V. Abadilla

USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) – November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 | Military | Port | Ships | United States

 USS John S. McCain departs Subic Bay en route to Yokosuka USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure in route to Fleet Activities Yokosuka Nov. 28. John S. McCain was diverted to Subic Bay Oct. 22 due to poor weather conditions and to repair cracks Read More

‘Unbearable’ stench, health hazard from Canadian trash still festering in Subic

November 23, 2017 | Canada | Environment | Port | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) on Wednesday sounded off on the need for 67 containers of garbage shipped from Canada to be removed from their ports. The garbage that arrived in the Port of Manila in 2013 was transferred to the care of Subic Bay International Terminal Corp. (SBITC), a subsidiary of SBMA, in Read More

SBMA waives $200 accreditation fee for container shippers

October 22, 2017 | Logistics | Port | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has waived the $200 accreditation fee for all port-related businesses for a limited period as part of its efforts to turn Subic into a major transhipment center in the country. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said port users could avail of the free accreditation program if they Read More