MARINA Professional IDs a valid document

MANILA PHILIPPINES – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on Sunday reiterated that its Professional Identification Cards issued to Merchant Marine Officers are valid documents for financial transactions with banks and other accredited financial institutions. The MARINA issued this clarification following reports it has received from a number of licensed marine officers that some commercial banks continue reading : MARINA Professional IDs a valid document

MARINA guarantees strict compliance with re-admeasurement of PH-registered domestic ships

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has guaranteed the strict compliance of domestic shipping companies with the rules, regulations, and policies on the re-admeasurement of Philippine-registered domestic ships. Currently, the MARINA – Shipyards Regulation Service (MARINA – SRS) strictly implements the nationwide internal audit on Tonnage Measurement System and Load Line Assignment Systems continue reading : MARINA guarantees strict compliance with re-admeasurement of PH-registered domestic ships

Ferry safety is shared responsibility – MARINA

GUANGZHOU, CHINA — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) stressed that the safety of domestic passenger ferries is a ‘shared responsibility’ among public and private sectors that are involved in the formulation, implementation, and enforcement of rules and regulations on maritime safety. At the 2nd ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Workshop on Ferry Safety held in Guangzhou, continue reading : Ferry safety is shared responsibility – MARINA

MARINA optimistic on IMO meeting; presented 10-yr roadmap to international maritime partners

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) remained optimistic after meeting with International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary General Kitack Lim to present the 10-year maritime industry development program (MIDP), during the margins of the IMO Council in London, 19-23 November 2018. The MIDP is a roadmap that guides the Philippines to attain it’s continue reading : MARINA optimistic on IMO meeting; presented 10-yr roadmap to international maritime partners

New MARINA Region VII building now partially operational; fully operational on Jan 2019

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Region 7 is now partially operational and is scheduled for full operations on January 2019 at its new building in Doña Modesta Gaisano Street, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City. The regional office’s personnel conducted their first flag-raising ceremony at the new building on Monday, 19 November 2018. continue reading : New MARINA Region VII building now partially operational; fully operational on Jan 2019

MARINA Reports Cancelled Sea Travels in the Visayas Region Due to Tropical Storm “Samuel”

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) reported tonight several sea travels that were suspended in the Visayas Region following the entry of tropical storm, “Samuel” in the Philippine Area of Responsibility. Suspended trips are the following: Trips bound to Port of Liloan and Port of Benit, Leyte; Trips bound for Siquijor and Dapitan; continue reading : MARINA Reports Cancelled Sea Travels in the Visayas Region Due to Tropical Storm “Samuel”