DOTC-PPA intercepts illegal logs in 51 containers vans

June 29, 2012 10:42 pm 

MANILA, June 29 – The Department of Transportation and Communications pn Friday said the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) intercepted illegal logs inside 51 containers vans at the North Harbor.

In a report to Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas, PPA general manager Juan Sta. Ana said the intercepted containers were part of the 55 containers shipped and consigned to a certain One Stop Logistics.

The logistic company was able to facilitate the release of 4 out of the 55 containers Thursday at around 4 a.m.

“Currently, the 51 containers are still being held at the North Harbor upon request of the NBI to hold the said shipment pending investigation,” Sta. Ana said.

Sta. Ana said the containers, which were manifested as containing cement, were shipped from Davao passing through Cebu with the North Harbor as its final destination. It was shipped via Lorcon Dumaguete Shipping Line. (PNA) RMA/PR/utb

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