February 28, 2019

DICT’s container yard is currently at almost full capacity with a 96% occupancy rate as volumes have continuously increased over the past few years, said DICT vice president Bonifacio Licayan in an interview with PortCalls on the sidelines of the 10th Philippine Ports and Shipping Conference on February 21.

February 27, 2017

New shipping lines have started calling DICT since the third quarter of last year with the new Berth 2 becoming operational in August 2016, the DICT executive noted.

These are Mariana Express Lines Pte. Ltd., SITC, and China Shipping Container Lines, all operating on a weekly basis on a fixed berthing window. Wan Hai, a regular DICT caller, has also added...

February 27, 2017

Throughput at Davao International Container Terminal is expected to hit at least 300,000 twenty-­foot equivalent units this year with recovery of banana plantations from the effects of last year’s El Niño.

In 2016, DICT’s total container throughput slid 2.5% to 260,499 TEUs from 267,283 TEUs in 2015, caused by an extended El Niño that damaged the productio...

February 27, 2017

Another potential source of DICT’s increased volume is the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA)­ registered industrial park near the terminal that will take off this year.

Two newly completed warehouses are already occupied by a fruit exporter/marketer, even as additional warehouses are now being constructed for future locators, Bonifacio B. Licayan...

February 25, 2017

The Davao International Container Terminal (DICT) has greatly improved its ship turnaround time after installation of its Navis N4 terminal system, the port’s Vice President said.

DICT Vice President Bonifacio B. Licayan explained that speeding up operations at the terminal, which boasts on its website that it is the most modern container terminal in the...

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