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Generika-Ayala stuns powerhouse F2 Logistics

Nov 13, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Patty Orendain stars as the Lifesavers notch their first victory in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference

ATTACK. F2 Logistics' Aby Maraño fires one past Generika's Fiola Ceballos. Photo from PSL

PSL: F2 Logistics, Foton sustain hot start

Nov 08, 2018 - 10:26 PM

The Cargo Movers and the Tornadoes turn back separate foes to cruise to their second straight victory

SOLID DEFENSE. Foton’s Shaya Adorador and Maika Ortiz put up a defensive wall against Cignal’s Mylene Paat. Photo from PSL

Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics unveils PH's biggest oil tanker

Oct 07, 2018 - 4:31 PM

The M/T Chelsea Providence is a 183.3-meter long medium-range oil tanker that can carry up to 54 million liters of petroleum

Customs bureau files cases vs more 'ukay-ukay' importers

Aug 05, 2018 - 11:48 AM

'This is to show our unrelenting drive to run after the smugglers who are trying to cheat the government,' says Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña

FIGHTING SMUGGLING. Customs officials file smuggling cases against 5 trading companies on August 3, 2018. Photo by Bureau of Customs

F2 Logistics sweeps Petron, bags PSL crown

Jul 28, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The Cargo Movers lean on MVP Ara Galang and Aby Maraño to capture their 3rd volleyball title

BACK ON TOP. F2 Logistics rebounds from last conference's heartbreak. Photo from PSL

F2 trounces Generika in straight sets after Thailand stint

Jul 06, 2018 - 12:45 AM

F2 Logistics looks to build on a recent stint in a Thailand tournament where the team finished in the top 4

SOARING. F2 Logistics’ Majoy Baron goes for a kill over Generika-Ayala’s Patty Orendain. Photo from PSL

F2 Logistics drubs Foton in straight sets

Jun 23, 2018 - 11:14 PM

The Cargo Movers spoil the Foton debut of former Ateneo volleyball standout Bea de Leon

WINNING WAYS. The F2 Logistics Carrgo Movers flash their experience to clinch an opening-day victory. Photo from PSL

Petron, F2 stalwarts play double duty in 2018 PSL Invitational

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:25 PM

The national volleyball team players face a grueling grind of playing two games in one day

UNIQUE. The 2018 PSL Invitational will feature the national team and collegiate teams UP Lady Maroons and UE Lady Warriors. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

F2 Logistics, Sta Lucia arrange PSL semis showdown

May 26, 2018 - 5:10 PM

Sta. Lucia's Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontano pull off a sweep, while F2 Logistics' Mich Morente and Fritz Gallenero recover from a set down in separate beach volleyball action

COMPOSURE. Michelle Morente dives for the ball as F2 Logistics teammate Fritz Gallenero prepares to help in a key match against Cignal A.

Petron gets payback, snares PSL Grand Prix crown

May 05, 2018 - 9:03 PM

Learning from last year's heartbreak, Petron dethrones rival F2 Logistics in the winner-take-all match

NO REPEAT. Lindsay Stalzer, Remy Palma and the Petron Blaze Spikers put a stop to F2 Logistics' title-retention bid.

La Salle’s tireless Majoy Baron to play second volley championship match

May 04, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Just 3 days after the Lady Spikers' UAAP title romp, the former MVP suits up for F2 Logistics' finals duel against Petron

ON A ROLL. La Salle's Majoy Baron hopes to win two titles in one week. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

F2 Logistics forces do-or-die PSL title match vs Petron

May 03, 2018 - 9:58 PM

Playing all out, the Cargo Movers believe they came mentally prepared in Game 2 of the best-of-three finals series

NO SURRENDER. Aby Marano, Kim Fajardo an the rest of the F2 Logistics put up a fight against Lindsay Stalzer and Petron in Game 2. Photo from PSL

Imports deliver as F2 Logistics books PSL finals berth

Apr 26, 2018 - 7:37 PM

(UPDATED) Petron dismantles Cocolife in other semi-final duel to nail last title slot

FINALS-BOUND. Kim Fajardo and F2 Logistics head back to the title round after stopping the towering Jaja Santiago and Foton. Photo from PSL

Cocolife downs Cignal, sets semifinal showdown vs Petron

Apr 17, 2018 - 7:29 PM

(UPDATED) Channon Thompson shines as Foton trips Sta. Lucia, claims last Final Four berth

Acy Masangkay and the rest of the Cignal crew struggle on the floor as Cocolife secures a win and a semifinal berth in the PSL. Photo from PSL

Ayala Land boosts stake in Prime Orion, positions it as industrial estate arm

Mar 23, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The P3 billion share swap deal will increase Ayala Land’s stake in Prime Orion to 63.90% from 54.91%. It will also fold Laguna Technopark Incorporated into Prime Orion.

Dennis Uy-led Chelsea Logistics to expand into infrastructure

Mar 20, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The company says it will 'find [the] best ways to complement' the Build, Build, Build program of the Duterte administration

PRIME MOVER. The shipping and logistics business of the Udenna Group wants to expand into infrastructure. Photo from Chelsea Logistics

LBC buys into 2 logistics firms to strengthen lead

Mar 20, 2018 - 4:35 PM

The listed logistics firm is acquiring 30% of Orient Freight International Incorporated and 86.11% of QuadX Incorporated

Chelsea Logistics submits P67-B bid to develop Davao, Bohol airports

Mar 09, 2018 - 12:37 PM

The unsolicited proposal seeks to upgrade and maintain both airports over a 30-year concession period

No cancellation for PNP's P435-million Bell helicopter contract

Feb 13, 2018 - 7:45 PM

PNP Director for Logistics Jose Maria Victor Ramos says their contract differs from that of the AFP

DEAL CONTINUES. A photo of a Bell helicopter similar to the model the PNP procured. AFP photo

P334 million at stake as PNP opens bidding for body cameras

Feb 03, 2018 - 8:22 PM

The PNP plans to roll out body cameras by June 2018

SMALL GADGET, BIG BUDGET. The PNP allocates a third of a billion pesos for body cameras. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: PNP buys P6.4 billion worth of equipment in 2017

Feb 01, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Top cop Ronald dela Rosa says he will expect more from local police with the new weapons and gadgets

NEW TOYS. The PNP presents newly acquired equipment in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City. Photos by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

The Philippines' biggest business deals in 2017

Dec 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The country's conglomerates have acquired everything from digital payment tech to coal power plants this year, as they acquire the tools they hope will shape the economy’s future

Fueled by her brother's death, MJ Perez steers F2 Logistics to first PSL Grand Prix title

Dec 17, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Few knew Maria Jose Perez was carrying a weight heavier than bringing her team a championship

HEAVY HEART. Bearing the grief of her brother's death, Maria Jose Perez showed strength in delivering the Cargo Movers a PSL Grand Prix title. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc

F2 Logistics topples Petron in do-or-die PSL finals clash, nabs first Grand Prix title

Dec 16, 2017 - 7:29 PM

The F2 Logistics Cargo Movers deliver when it matters most, closing out the series in 4 sets to win the title

CHAMPIONS. The Cargo Movers have closed out the show in the fourth set to win their first PSL Grand Prix title. Photo from PSL's Twitter page

F2 Logistics pulls plug on Petron in 5-set thriller, forces do-or-die in PSL finals

Dec 14, 2017 - 10:36 PM

F2 Logistics’ locals have stellar performances with Aby Marano, Majoy Baron and Cruz scoring 12, 10 and 8 markers apiece.

COMEBACK. Fighting for survival, F2 pulled off a major comeback in the fourth set before winning the fifth set and forcing a deciding game 3. Photo from PSL's Twitter account

Stalzer, Hurley combine for 40 as Petron wins PSL finals opener

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Petron now leads F2 1-0 in the PSL best-of-three finals

Foton bounces back, sweeps Cocolife for bronze in PSL

Dec 12, 2017 - 7:16 PM

Foton Logistics is the bronze medalist of the Philippine Superliga

BRONZE. Foton bests Cocolife in 3 sets for the bronze medal. Photo by Roman Prospero/Philippine Superliga

Stalzer, Hurley scorch hot as Petron eliminates Foton to return to PSL finals

Dec 09, 2017 - 10:17 PM

The Petron Blaze Spikers claim the right to challenge the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers in the best-of-3 finals of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

F2 Logistics advances to PSL finals with rout of Cocolife

Dec 09, 2017 - 7:24 PM

F2 logistics is now one of the finalists of the 2017 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

FINALS. F2 Logistics clinch PSL Grand Prix 2017 finals berth in 3 sets. Photo from Philippine Super Liga Facebook

F2 Logistics advances to PSL semis, sends Oragons back home

Dec 05, 2017 - 11:04 PM

Imports Kennedy Lynne Bryan and Maria Jose Perez make sure F2 Logistics Cargo Movers is the first team to enter the semifinals of the 2017 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix

F2 Logistics pushes winning streak to 6 games, thwarts Cignal

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:54 PM

Despite remaining unbeaten, Ramil de Jesus wants his team to lose as early as possible to see how they will react to it now rather than later in the league

UNDEFEATED. F2 Logistics is continuing its undefeated run in the PSL. Photo from PSL

Net income of Chelsea Logistics quadruples on 2GO acquisition

Nov 16, 2017 - 2:12 PM

The increase in net income is driven by Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corporation's acquisition of two more logistics companies and shares in the 2GO Group

PRIME MOVER. The shipping and logistics business of the Udenna Group started in 2006 with the acquisition of a tanker in support of the operations of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Incorporated. Photo from Chelsea Logistics

After 2GO, SM group not looking to buy other logistics firms

Sep 20, 2017 - 7:45 PM

The president of SM Investments Corporation says their plate is 'full' when it comes to the logistics sector

PLATE IS FULL. 'No. At this time, we are fairly new in 2GO. We believe there is a lot of growth opportunities in 2GO,' SMIC chief Frederic DyBuncio replies when asked if SM is interested in other logistics firms. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Chelsea Logistics offers to buy Starlite Ferries

Sep 04, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Dennis Uy says the planned acquisition will bring Chelsea Logistics a step closer to fulfilling its growth commitment

PLANNED ACQUISITION. Starlite and its subsidiaries have 14 vessels in the fleet, of which 5 are RORO passenger vessels that were acquired in 2016 and 2017. Photo from Starlite official website

LBC in talks to acquire logistics firms

Aug 29, 2017 - 8:10 PM

While LBC does not identify the groups it is in talks with the firm says it is interested in acquiring additional logistics support to complete its supply chain

GROWING. LBC is in advantage stage of negotiations with a regional and a local player for possible acquisitions. Rappler graphics

How to grow a business, according to Dennis Uy

Aug 16, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The 43 year old businessman from Davao – also a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte – is one of the most aggressive dealmakers in the country acquiring companies left and right

Sit down interview with Phoenix Petroleum President and CEO Dennis Uy on July 12, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How the Sy family and Dennis Uy became business partners

Aug 15, 2017 - 6:04 PM

Davao based businessman Dennis Uy has earned the trust of the Philippines richest family the Sys who backed him in his foray into shipping and logistics

Sit down interview with Phoenix Petroleum President and CEO Dennis Uy on July 12, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Chelsea Logistics stock closes in the red on PSE debut

Aug 08, 2017 - 5:55 PM

Investors take their profits after initially seeing gains on Chelsea Logistics first day of trading

PH Air Force gets weapons from U.S.

Jul 29, 2017 - 10:39 AM

The munitions and weapons will enhance the AFP’s counterterrorism capabilities and directly support AFP members actively engaged in counterterrorism operations in the southern Philippines including Marawi the US embassy says

US SUPPORT. Members the US and Philippine armies unload and inspect a delivery of  rockets from the US to the Armed Forces of the Philippines at Clark Air Base, Pampanga. Photo from the US Embassy

Big business winners, losers in Duterte's 1st year

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:03 PM

The stock price of Dennis Uy s Phoenix Petroleum increased about 92 from July last year while Ongpin associated Philweb s stock price fell 46 3

FIREBRAND. Though President Rodrigo Duterte has for the most part left businessmen on their own, his tirades against select businessmen have brought about  tremors at the Philippine Stock Exchange.

Chelsea Logistics' final offer price: P10.68 each

Jul 20, 2017 - 7:11 PM

This is lower compared to the P14 63 maximum offer price earlier set by the company

GO PUBLIC. Thirty percent of the company’s outstanding common shares will be listed with the Philippine Stock Exchange on August 8 under the ticker symbol 'CLC.' In the photo is Chelsea founder Dennis Uy. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Steering the course to growth: Chelsea Logistics Corp.

Jul 20, 2017 - 5:59 PM

CEO Chryss Alfonsus V Damuy shares growth plans ahead of the company’s IPO announcement this month

PSE approves Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics IPO

Jul 19, 2017 - 5:52 PM

Priced at P14 63 each Chelsea Logistics expects to earn P7 59 billion from the initial public offering to fund its fleet expansion and acquisition of logistics and shipping firms among others

TO BE PRIME MOVER. 'Going public will further strengthen our position to serve the need for better shipping and logistics in a fast-growing economy like the Philippines,' Chelsea founder Dennis Uy says. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics gets SEC approval for IPO

Jul 11, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission approves Chelsea Logistics Corporation s planned P8 billion initial public offering

'GREAT DAY.' 'This is a great day for us. Thank you. I hope we can get the support of the investors,' Chelsea chief Dennis Uy says. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics wants a bigger pie of 2GO

May 18, 2017 - 6:39 PM

Chelsea Logistics which aspires to become the prime mover of goods and passengers in the Philippines plans to raise P8 billion via IPO in July

LOGISTICS CRAZE. Chelsea Logistics locks in a $200-million (P10.96 billion) loan with Bank of China, as 'it works toward a bigger role in the country’s transportation and logistics industry.' Image from www.chelseashipping.ph

Dennis Uy to develop $300M resort and casino in Cebu

May 04, 2017 - 5:02 PM

Udenna plans to break ground for the integrated resort and casino in 3 months time It targets to complete the development in 2022

CEBU CASINO. Dubbed as Lapu-Lapu Leisure Mactan, the development will rise within a 12-hectare prime beachfront 6 kilometers, or a 20-minute drive, away from the Cebu airport. Rappler file photo

Metro Pacific on the lookout for at least 2 logistics acquisitions

May 03, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Metro Pacific s president and chief executive officer wants logistics to be a major contributor to the conglomerate s operations

OPPORTUNITIES. Metro Pacific is expanding its logistics unit through acquisition and organic growth

Chelsea Logistics plans to go public to make the most of ASEAN trade

Apr 25, 2017 - 3:03 PM

CLC is the second company under the Udenna Group to go public following the listing of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines in 2007

ASEAN POTENTIAL. Chelsea Logistics chief Dennis Uy says the company's expansion aligns with initiatives to strengthen cooperation and promote trade within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Photo from Udenna Corporation

Story of Zalora deal points way for Ayala Corp’s dive into digital future

Apr 21, 2017 - 10:39 PM

Ayala Corp sees the move not just as an entry into ecommerce but as the foundation for logistics The deal itself shows how the conglomerate’s size and diversity helps it capitalize on new trends

How SM Investments acquired stake in 2GO

Apr 04, 2017 - 2:25 PM

The Sy led conglomerate acquires a 34 5 stake in 2GO s parent company for 124 50 million

NEW INVESTOR. SM Investments Corporation is a new investor in 2GO, through a deal with its parent firm. Here is the brand structure of the logistics firm. Screenshot from 2GO website