• 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




Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 9483 entitled "An Act Providing for the Implementation of the Provisions of the 1992 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, Providing Penalties for Violations thereof, and for other Purposes."


PRESS RELEASES


MARINA INTENSIFIES SAFETY CAMPAIGN UNDER ITS LIGTAS BIYAHENG DAGAT PROGRAM
As rainy season approaches and in line with the directive of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator Maximo Q Mejia Jr, Phd to strictly enforce and intensify "LIGTAS BIYAHENG DAGAT" program to ensure safe, secure, fast and reliable water transport system,...(see more)
PRESS RELEASE dated 12 May 2016.   PHILIPPINE FLAG CARGO VESSEL RELEASED FROM DETENTION WITH MARINA INTERVENTION
A Philippine Flag Cargo Vessel was released after almost five months of detention in the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG). M/V FOXHOUND, a 4,593 GT steel-hulled General Cargo owned and operated by Loadstar International Shipping Inc. (LISI) was detained in Madang, Papua New Guinea...(see more)

POLICY ISSUANCES


MARINA CIRCULAR

MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2016-04
REVISED RULES AND REGULATIONS ON THE REQUIREMENTS OF LIFE SAVING APPLIANCES UNDER CHAPTER IX OF THE PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE RULES AND REGULATIONS (PMMRR) 1997

MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2016-03
AMENDMENT TO MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR (MC) NO. 152

MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2016-02
REVISED RULES ON THE PHASE OUT OF WOODEN-HULLED SHIPS CARRYING PASSENGERS IN DOMESTIC SHIPPING

MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2016-01
REVISED RULES ON THE MANDATORY PASSENGER INSURANCE COVERAGE; EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO SURVIVORS OF MARITIME ACCIDENTS / INCIDENTS; AND OTHER RELEVANT CONCERNS

MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2015-12
REVISED RULES ON THE ISSUANCE / RENEWAL OF COASTWISE LlCENSE (CWL)/ BAY AND RIVER LICENSE (BRL)/ COMMERCIAL YACHT LICENSE (CYL)



MARINA ADVISORIES

MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2016 - 13
CERTIFICATE OF PASSING IN LIEU OF MARINA LICENSE IN THE APPLICATION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DOMESTIC - CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY (DCOC)


MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2016 - 12
AMENDMENT TO MARINA ADVISORY NO. 2016-11 S. 2016 ENTITLED "MARINA'S SEARCH FOR OUTSTANDING MARITIME ENTITIES / INDIVIDUALS (TIMONEL AWARD PROGRAM)"





Maritime-related News

Monday, 20 June 2016

  1. DOMESTIC SHIPPING SECTOR
    • MARINA grounds passenger boat in Agusan del Norte
      - Manila Bulletin, p 14


  2. MARITIME MANPOWER SECTOR
    • BFAR provides livelihood to over 100 fishermen in Kalayaan Island
      - People's Journal, p 13


  3. PORTS
    • PPA drafts SOLAS compliance guidelines
      - Manila Bulletin, p B12

    • New cargo weight rules to effect July 1
      - Manila Bulletin, p B12

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