Foreign business groups, IATA disappointed with Marcos’ veto of transportation safety bill

FOREIGN BUSINESS chambers and two international organizations expressed disappointment over President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s decision to veto a bill creating a transportation safety board, saying it would have addressed gaps in the investigation of transport-related accidents. In a statement, seven members of the Joint Foreign Chambers in the Philippines (JFC), the Safe Travel Alliance […]

LRT-1 operator, Ateneo tie up to offer courses in railway engineering

LIGHT RAIL Manila Corp. (LRMC), the private operator of Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1), said on Thursday that it will collaborate with the Ateneo de Manila University on designing courses that it hopes will generate more railway workers. “Under the intended arrangement, LRMC is working with ADMU in designing railway engineering courses and programs,” […]

EQS-News: Huobi Tech Labs and China Communications and Transportation Association Logistics Investment and Financing Branch Reach a Strategic Cooperation to Maximize the Synergy

EQS-News via / 28/06/2022 / 11:23 UTC+8 Huobi Tech Labs and China Communications and Transportation Association Logistics Investment and Financing Branch Reach a Strategic Cooperation to Maximize the Synergy     [28 June 2022, Hong Kong] Recently, Huobi Tech Labs, a subsidiary of Huobi Technology Holdings Limited (“Huobi Tech”, stock code: 1611.HK), has formally […]

MHI: Contract Renewed on O&M Services for “Skytrain” APM System at Miami International Airport

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Crystal Mover Services, Inc. (CMSI), a member of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group based in Miami, Florida, that is engaged in operation and maintenance (O&M) of automated people mover (APM)(Note) systems for U.S. airports, has successfully renewed a contract with the Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) […]

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Concludes Agreement on Construction of World’s First Demonstration Test Ship for Liquefied CO2 Transportation

TOKYO, Feb 2, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Yokohama-based member of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has concluded a contract with Sanyu Kisen Co., Ltd., a Kobe-based enterprise principally engaged in management of ships navigation in Japanese as well as foreign waters, calling for the construction of a […]

Gov’t breaks ground on Manila subway’s Camp Aguinaldo Station

THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation and the Department of National Defense on Thursday broke ground on the Metro Manila Subway Project’s Camp Aguinaldo Station. Pre-construction works prior to the main construction of the Camp Aguinaldo Station include the “replication works of affected living quarters and medical gas storage, and rehabilitation of [a] warehouse,” the Transportation department […]

Industry groups, foreign chambers push for bill on transportation safety board 

INDUSTRY GROUPS called on lawmakers to fast-track the approval of a bill that would create the Philippine Transportation Safety Board (PTSB), which would be responsible for the impartial investigation of transport-related accidents and incidents.   “The PTSB bill has languished in Congress for over two decades. Only during the current 18th Congress has this bill reached the most advanced stage in both […]

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding to Commence Development of Large-size Ammonia Carrier Fueled by Ammonia

TOKYO, Nov 4, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, has reached an agreement with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on joint development of large-size ammonia carrier fueled by ammonia. Image of the Vessel’s Operation Ammonia is mainly […]

Transport dep’t eyeing to increase subsidy for PUVs amid fuel price hikes 

THE TRANSPORTATION department on Monday said it is planning to increase the incentives it provides, through the service contracting program, to public utility vehicle (PUV) operators and drivers as a way to mitigate the impact of rising fuel prices.  In a statement, Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said the department has formally proposed to the Land Transportation Franchising and […]

House panel approves bill regulating operation of motorcycle-for-hire 

THE HOUSE of Representatives’ transport committee approved Wednesday a measure that would allow and regulate the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles.     In a hearing, the panel approved an unnumbered substitute bill and committee report known as the proposed Motorcycles-for-Hire Regulation Act.   The bill, if signed into law, will amend Republic Act 4136 or the Land Transportation and […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Launches “optimaX” Digital Service Platform

TOKYO, Apr 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Ltd. (MHIENG), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, is to begin offering “optimaX” (trademark and patent pending), a digital service platform to comprehensively support operations and maintenance of transportation systems, industrial plants, and other types of social infrastructure. This […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Establishes Asia Hub in Singapore for Operation, Maintenance and After-Sales Servicing of Local Transportation Systems in the Region

TOKYO, Apr 5, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, Japan, has newly established a Technical Service Center in Singapore within Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (MHI-AP), MHI’s regional subsidiary, to strengthen operation, maintenance and […]