• 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 IMO CONVENTIONS RATIFIED BY THE PHILIPPINES
Number Title of Convention/Protocol/Agreement Year of Ratification/ Accession
IMO Convention 48

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Convention on the International Maritime Organization
IMO amendments 91

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1991 Amendments to the IMO Convention
IMO amendments 93

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1993 Amendments to the IMO Convention -
SOLAS Convention 74

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended 1982
LOADLINE Convention 66

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International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 1969
TONNAGE 1969

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International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969 1969
STCW Convention 78

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International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 as amended 1984
STP Agreement 71

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Special Trade Passenger Ships Agreement, 1971 (STP 1971)

1975
IMSO Convention 76

Convention on the International Mobile Satellite Organization, as amended 1979
INMARSAT OA 76

Operating Agreement on the International Mobile Satellite Organisation, as amended, amendments 98 1979
MARPOL 73/78 (Annex I/II)

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International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (Annexes I/II
Annex I - Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil
Annex II - Regulations for the Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk )
2001
MARPOL 73/78 (Annex III)

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Annex III to MARPOL 73/78
Annex III- Prevention of Pollution by Harmful Substances Carried by Sea in Packaged Form
2001
MARPOL 73/78 (IV)

Annex IV to MARPOL 73/78
Annex IV -Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships (entered into force 27 September 2003)
2001
MARPOL 73/78 (V) 109

Annex V to MARPOL 73/78 2001
London Convention 72

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Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter 1972 1975
London Convention Protocol 96

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1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 Acceded/ 08 June 2012 (entered into force)
CLC Protocol 92 Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 1998
FUND Protocol 92 Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971 1998
SUA Convention 88 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, 1988 -
SUA Protocol 88 Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf, 1988 -
COLREG 72 International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 Acceded/ Philippines Instrument of Accession signed on March 14, 2013