• 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

Presidential Decrees
PD Num. SUBJECT Date Approved / Published
1711 FURTHER AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 760, AS AMENDED BY FURTHER ENCOURAGING THE CHARTERING OF ESPECIALIZED OCEAN-GOING VESSELS AND BY EXTENDING THE EFFECTIVITY OF THE DECREE UNTIL 1999. 15 August 1980

1694

ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE WELFARE FOR OVERSEAS WORKERS 01 May 1980
1540 AMENDING SECTION 24(b) (1) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A SPECIAL RATE OF WITHOLDING TAX FOR RENTAL, LEASE OR CHARTER PAYMENTS FOR FOREIGN OWNED VESSELS UNDER CHARTER OR LEASE TO PHILIPPINE NATIONALS 11 June 1978
1521 THE SHIP MORTGAGE DECREE OF 1978 11 June 1978
1466 A DECREE AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 894, AS AMENDED 07 September 1978
1284 GRANTING AUTHORITY TO THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY TO PLAN, CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN ALL PORT TERMINAL FACILITIES IN THE INTERNATIONAL PORT NORTH HARBOR, MANILA BAY, TO SUPERVISE THE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SUCH FACILITIES, AS AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 634, DATED 7TH OF JANUARY 1975, REPEALING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO.802 DATED 18TH SEPTEMBER 1975, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES 16 January 1978

1258-A

AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE REVISED TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE 25 November 1977

1221

REQUIRING ALL PHILIPPINE – OWNED AND/OR REGISTERED VESSELS TO UNDERTAKE REPAIRS AND DRYDOCKING WITH MARINA-REGISTERED SHIP REPAIR YARDS 17 October 1977

979

PROVIDING FOR THE REVISION OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 600 GOVERNING MARINE POLLUTION 18 August 1976

866

AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 760 BY REDUCING THE TERM OF THE LEASE OR CHARTER PERIOD TO NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR, DELETING THE WORD “TIME” IN THE  TITLE AND BODY OF THE DECREE, AND ALLOWING OVERSEAS USE IN CERTAIN CASES 02 January 1976

857

PROVIDING FOR THE REORGANIZATION OF PORT ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION FUNCTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, REVISING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 505 DATED JULY 11, 1974, CREATING THE PHILIPPINE PORT AUTHORITY, BY SUBSTITUTION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 23 December 1975

761

AMENDING SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED SIX OF THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AS AMENDED, BY ALLOWING  THE REGISTRATION OF VESSELS THE OWNERSHIP OF WHICH IS VESTED IN CORPORATIONS OR ASSOCIATIONS, AT LEAST SIXTY PERCENT OF THE CAPITAL STOCK OR CAPITAL OF WHICH BELONG TO CITIZENS OF THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 31 July 1975
760 ALLOWING THE TEMPORARY REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN -OWNED VESSELS UNDER TIME CHARTER OR LEASE TO PHILIPPINE NATIONALS FOR USE IN THE PHILIPPINE COASTWISE TRADE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. 13 July 1975

667-A

PROVIDING FOR THE SUBSTITUTION OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE  NO.667 AND DIRECT INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS SHIPPING 10 October 1975
667 PROVIDING FOR INCENTIVES TO THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY BY GRANTING ADDITIONAL DEDUCTIBLE ITEMS FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES 05 March 1975

666

PROVIDING FOR INCENTIVES FOR THE SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP REPAIR INDUSTRY 05 March 1975
664 AMENDING SECTION 12 OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 1407 AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE PHILIPPINE  OVERSEAS SHIPPING ACT OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY-FIVE” 05 March 1975
505 PROVIDING FOR THE REORGANIZATION OF PORT ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION FUNCTIONS IN THE COUNTRY, CREATING THE PHILIPPINE PORT AUTHORITY, PAVING THE WAY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF INDIVIDUAL, AUTONOMOUS PORT/ INDUSTRIAL ZONE AUTHORITIES IN THE PORT/ INDUSTRIAL ZONE AUTHORITIES IN THE DIFFERENT PORT DISTRICTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 11 July 1974
474 PROVIDING FOR THE REORGANIZATION OF MARITIME FUNCTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, CREATING THE MARITIME INDUSTRY AUTHORITY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 01 June 1974
214 FURTHER AMENDING THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS SHIPPING ACT OF 1955 16 June 1973