MARINA to enhance PH maritime education, training

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – As an effort in upholding the quality of maritime education and training, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) conducted a “Peer-Assisted Evaluation Scheme Workshop” on STCW and Maritime Education and Training (MET) issues on 15 November 2018. With assistance from the International Association of Maritime University (IAMU), the activity served as an avenue continue reading : MARINA to enhance PH maritime education, training

Vingson to MARINA employees: Live up the standards of model public servant

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Officer-in-Charge Vice-Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr. encouraged MARINA employees to practice the “oath of public service” and live up the standards of a model public servant in the weekly flag ceremony today, 12 November 2018. Vice-Admiral Vingson emphasized that the pledge recited during flag ceremonies of government agencies continue reading : Vingson to MARINA employees: Live up the standards of model public servant

MARINA reminds shipping companies against smoking on-board

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has reminded shipping companies against smoking on-board passenger ships, in accordance with Executive Order No. 26 otherwise known as the nationwide smoking ban. The Presidential directive listed as a prohibited act “smoking in enclosed public spaces and public conveyances, whether stationary or in motion.” However, smokers may continue reading : MARINA reminds shipping companies against smoking on-board

MARINA completes submission of proofs of compliance with EMSA; intensifies preps for IMO Independent Evaluation for PH White Listing

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has completed the submission of its proofs of compliance with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) that aim to close the gap of its noted areas of improvement in the country’s maritime education, training and certification system of Filipino seafarers. Before 31 October 2018, the MARINA officially continue reading : MARINA completes submission of proofs of compliance with EMSA; intensifies preps for IMO Independent Evaluation for PH White Listing

MARINA hosts Regional Training Course on Maritime Casualty Investigation

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — To enhance the approaches in uncovering the causes of maritime accidents and consequently prevent future occurrences, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) hosted the ten-day Regional Training Course on the implementation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Casualty Investigation Code in Manila on 05-16 November 2018. MARINA OIC Vice-Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr. welcomed continue reading : MARINA hosts Regional Training Course on Maritime Casualty Investigation

MARINA to sail towards integrated, globally-competitive maritime industry

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — “With the support of the [maritime] stakeholders and partners, we are optimistic that [the] MARINA is set to sail towards an integrated and globally-competitive maritime industry.” So said MARINA OIC Vice-Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr. as he addressed the 20th CrewConnect Global Conference, the world’s largest and most influential event for the marine continue reading : MARINA to sail towards integrated, globally-competitive maritime industry