PLEASE NOTE - the Philippine Bureau of Customs has temporarily (until March 2018) suspended the New Guidelines in the Implementation of CMTA (Customs Modernization and Tariff Act)!

Now it is Official and Formally Binding: On October 05 the Philippinische Bureau of Customs (BOC) has decided to temporarily suspend Implementation of new regulations of Duty and Tax-Free shipment of consolidated Balikbayan Boxes (CAO 5-2016 and CMO 04-2017) until March 2018. For detailed Information please visit the WEB-Site of the Bureau of Customs (BOC)

We are pleased, not least for our customers, that it is now oficially and clearly stated from the Philippine Bureau of Customs, even though as of now just "temporarily", to suspend the implemention of the new regulations.

WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT No "BOC Information Sheet" and also No Copy of Passport is required.



Actual Status of our Balikbayan Containers

LoadingDepartureManilaStatusRemarks
15.12.2017preparedLast Load in 2017
24.11.201703.12.201703.01.2018booked
10.11.201719.11.201720.12.2017Pick up in progress
27.10.201705.11.201706.12.2017On Sail
13.10.201722.10.201729.11.2017On Sail
29.09.201708.10.201729.11.2017On Sail
08.09.201717.09.201725.10.2017Delivery in progress
18.08.201727.08.201702.10.2017Delivery in progress
04.08.201713.08.201716.09.2017Delivery in progress
21.07.201730.07.201707.09.2017Delivery in progress
07.07.201730.07.201709.09.2017Delivery in progress
21.06.201725.07.201717.09.2017Delivery in progressdelayed, because of Cyber Attack to MAERSK

Balikbayan delivery is a ”Budget“ shipping method, where fast delivery times, express deliveries as well as on-time delivery cannot be granted. Customs inspections, "on Sail" transit delays, weather conditions and other factors beyond our control may lead to delays in delivery. Low shipping Rates as well as secure and reliable delivery within reasonable time are together with other features the most important criteria of this delivery method.

Our Service Lines:

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Belgium 02 588 0851

Office Hours:

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Friday
Saturday
Sunday
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June 27, 2017: Cyberattack knocks out operation of the world's largest container shipping company for weeks. MAERSK reports worldwide IT failures, caused by the Ransomware PETYA, also in the Philippines. Unfortunately, we and so also our customers are indirectly victims of this malicious software. To our regret significant delays of our Balikbayan containers must be expected. In particular our shipment with loading date 21.06.2017 will arrive only on 27.08.2017 with considerable delay in the Harbor of Manila.

Meanwhile container shipping with MAERSK runs trouble-free. We are expecting failure-free operation of our Balikbayan shipments. We regret the inconvenience and ask for your understanding.

 

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