• 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


LATEST PRESS RELEASES

PRESS RELEASE NO. 2015-024
Mejia welcomes New MARINA JICA expert

PRESS RELEASE NO. 2015-023
MARINA STCW Office, Now ISO Certified


POLICY ISSUANCES


MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2015-03
RULES ON CATEGORIZATION OF NAVIGATIONAL AREAS / WATERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 474, Executive Orders No. 125/ 125-A and Republic Act 9295 and to implement Item 115 of the DOTC Department Order No. 2012-01 dated 09 January 2012, the Categorization of the Navigational Areas/ Waters in the Philippines is hereby adopted:... (see more)

MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2015-02
RULES TO GOVERN THE INSTALLATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS (AIS) OF PASSENGER SHIPS 300GT AND ABOVE AND CARGO SHIPS 500GT AND ABOVE

MARINA BOARD RESOLUTION NO. 2015-01, series of 2015
Resolved, as it is hereby resolved, that pending the issuance of STCW Office's own rules on the Administrative Proceeding and Investigation of cases involving Filipino Merchant Marine Deck and Engine Officers, the STCW Office shall adopt PRC Resolution No. 2013-775, series of 2013 ... (see more)
see copy of PRC Resolution No. 2013-775

MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2015 - 10
GUIDELINES DURING EMERGENCY, HOLIDAY SEASON AND SPECIAL OCCASION


MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2015 - 09
RENEWAL OF THE REGISTRATION OF WOODEN-HULLED SHIPS


MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2015 - 08
REITERATION OF THE MANDATORY WEARING OF LIFEJACKETS FOR PASSENGER ON BOARD PASSENGER SHIPS/MOTOR BANCAS AS PER MARINA MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2008-08 DATED 12 DECEMBER 2008


MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2015 - 07
BAN ON THE USE OF SECOND (UPPER) DECK FOR PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION AND CARGO STOWAGE FOR ALL MOTOR BANCAS WITH SECOND (UPPER) DECK


MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2015 - 06
DOJ GUIDELINES IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF COMPETITION LAWS


MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2015 - 05
FURTHER EXTENSION OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2013-16, SERIES OF 2013, UNTIL 31 DECEMBER 2015 ON THE NATIONWIDE MARINA MOBILE REGISTRATION, DOCUMENTATION AND FRANCHISING OF MOTORBANCAS AND FISHING BOATS BELOW 35 GROSS TONS; AND LICENSING OF SEAFARERS MANNING SUCH SHIPS


Maritime-related News

Thursday, 27 August 2015

  1. DOMESTIC SHIPPING SECTOR
    • The Philippine cabotage regime: A level playing field?
      - Business World, p 4/S1

    • BFAR: Vessel monitoring systems to be required for fishing boats
      - Business World, August 26, 2015, Wednesday, p S1/11

  2. GENERAL
    • Plan your vacation now: Malacañang releases list of 19 holidays for 2016
      - Business World, p S1/11

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