• Domestic Shipping Sector
    STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE :
    Modern and Vibrant domestic merchant fleet as part of a seamless transport system
  • Maritime Safety Sector
    STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE :
    To have a modern and regionally competitive fleet that is maintaining higher safety standards (through safety enhancement measures)
  • Maritime Manpower Sector
    STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE :
    Sustained development of globally competitive
    seafarers
  • Overseas Shipping Sector
    STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE :
    The Philippine Registry as an attractive, quality and strong sovereign flag of choice of shipowners
  • Shipbuilding & Shiprepair
    STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE :
    The Philippines as a major center for shipbuilding and ship repair

WHAT'S NEW


PROPOSED MARINA MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR ON THE REVISED SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES
Pursuant to the provision of Presidential Decree No. 474 the Public Service Act; Executive Order No. 125, as amended; Executive Order No. 292 (Administrative Code of 1987) Republic Act No. 10651, the General Provisions of the General Appropriations Act; Executive Order No. 197, s. 2000; and DOF-DBM-NEDA Joint Circular No. 1-2013,the Maritime Industry Board approved on ___ of _________ 2015 the Management’s recommendation on a revised schedule of fees and charges ...




LATEST PRESS RELEASES


MEJIA LEADS CEREMONIAL OATH TAKING OF OFFICERS
Manila, Philippines – “Kayo ang mukha ng bagong marino” said MARINA Administrator Maximo Q. Mejia Jr. during a Ceremonial Oath Taking held on May 20,2015 at the MARINA Central Office.


SHIPYARDS IN PH FORM FIRST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
For the first time in the history of the country’s maritime and shipping industry, shipyards located in the Philippines through their heads or representatives have organized their first ever national association to provide a ‘common voice’ to represent the needs of shipyards as its major objective.


HISTORIC IMO MANILA MEET ON PASSENGER SHIPS’SAFETY
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu (seated left), together with Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio ‘Jun’ Aguinaldo Abaya (seated center) and Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator Dr. Maximo Q. Mejia, Jr. (PhD) (seated right)lead delegates in launching the “Manila Statement” viz-a-viz the historic April 24, 2015 ‘IMO Conference on the Enhancement of Safety of Ships Carrying Passengers on NonInternational Voyages’ held at PICC.. The “Manila Statement’is IMO’s bold step to address the urgent call of time to prevent casualties and accidents involving domestic passenger ferries.


‘MANILA STATEMENT’ ISSUED AT IMO MEET TO ENHANCE SAFETY OF PASSENGER FERRIES
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Conference on the ‘enhancement ofsafety of ships carrying passengers on non-international voyages’ held recently at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City, Metro Manila, has adopted guidelines to aid the process of reducing the mounting toll of accidents .





Maritime-related News

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

  1. DOMESTIC SHIPPING SECTOR
    • Application for renewal of Exemption for securing CPC SAN JUAN BEACH CORP. - Case No. CMRO No. 15-053
      - Tempo, Tuesday, p 11

  2. MARITIME MANPOWER SECTOR
    • PH strengthens ties with ship agents
      - Business Insight, June 30, 2015, Tuesday, p A10

  3. GENERAL
    • IMO elects new secretary-general this week, Mejia running
      - Manila Bulletin, p B10

    • MARINA’s Mejia candidate for IMO chief
      - Manila Times, p A9

    • MARINA head next UN-IMO chief?
      - Business Insight, p A9

    • MARINA administrator, nominado sa IMO
      - Balita, p 3

    • First IMO maritime ambassadors appointed
      - Manila Bulletin, p B12

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