Duterte signs EO 84 institutionalizing IMSAS Council

MANILA – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte recently signed Executive Order No. 84 institutionalizing the Inter-agency Council on the IMO Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS). This milestone further strengthens the Philippine maritime administration’s performance of its obligations and commitments as a Member State to the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The IMSAS Council is composed of the continue reading : Duterte signs EO 84 institutionalizing IMSAS Council

MARINA lobbies for more SBSR sector incentives

TAGUIG CITY – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is lobbying for more incentives for the shipbuilding and ship repair (SBSR) to improve the overall investment climate in the maritime industry. This occurred at the coordination meeting of the MARINA with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) to further support the growth of the country’s maritime continue reading : MARINA lobbies for more SBSR sector incentives

MARINA to stakeholders: Ensure maritime safety at all times

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has reminded ship owners, ship operators, bareboat charterers, ship managers, and other concerned stakeholders to ensure maritime safety at all time, especially this rainy season. Through an advisory, MARINA instructed stakeholders to conduct necessary actions to achieve zero maritime accident, specifically by operating their ships in manners continue reading : MARINA to stakeholders: Ensure maritime safety at all times

MARINA strengthens policies on maritime tourism

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – As envisioned in the 10-year maritime industry development plan (MIDP), the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has strengthened policies on maritime tourism by issuing rules and regulations on the registration, licensing, and operation of recreational boats for commercial or private use within the Philippine territorial waters. Per Memorandum Circular Number DS-2019-01, MARINA has continue reading : MARINA strengthens policies on maritime tourism