• 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

List of maritime related ILO Conventions ratified
Title of Convention/Protocol/Agreement Year of Ratification/ Accession
Repatriation of Seamen Convention, 1926 (C. 23) Ratified on 17 November 1960
Officers’ Competency Certificates Convention, 1936 (C.53) Ratified on 17 November 1960
Wages, Hours of Work and Manning (Sea) Convention (Revised), 1949 (C.93) Ratified on 29 December 1953 (Convention not in force)
Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Convention Standards) Convention, 1976 (C.144) Ratified on 10 June 1991
Social Security (Seafarers) Convention (Revised), 1987 (C. 165) Ratified on 9 November 2004
Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention 1996 (C. 179) Ratified on 13 March 1998
Seafarer’s Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (C. 185) Ratified 19 January 2012

Maritime Labor Convention, 2006

Ratified on 20 August 2012 Entered into force on 20 August 2013