• 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

Shipbuilding and shiprepair-related Policy Issuances
POLICY Num. SUBJECT Date Approved / Published
MEMORANDUM CIRCULARS  
2015-09 REVISED IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS ON THE REGISRATION OF BOAT BUILDERS / REPAIRERS 03 November 2015
2015-07 RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, CONVERSION, ALTERATION, MODIFICATION, RE-BUILDING OF PHILIPPINE-REGISTERED DOMESTIC SHIPS 03 November 2015
2011-01 attachment#2 Rules for Construction of Wooden hulled boats with outriggers  
2011-01 attachment#1 Rules for Construction of Wooden-hulled ships  
2011-01 RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION 0F WOODEN HULL SHIPS AND FOR WOODEN HULL BOATS WITH OUTRIGGERS  
2009-20 RULES AND REGULATIONS ON SURVEY, ASSIGNMENT OF MAXIMUM LOAD MARKING AND CERTIFICATION OF PHILIPPINE REGISTERED MOTOR BOAT WITHOUT AND WITH OUTRIGGERS CARRYING PASSENGERS 16 JULY 2009
2009-09 SUPPLEMENTAL RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF SMALL BOATBUILDERS 23 MARCH 2009
2009-07 OMNIBUS RULES ON THE LAY-UP OF VESSELS 27 MARCH 2009
2009-06 LICENSE PLATE REQUIREMENT FOR SHIPYARDS, BOATYARDS, AND SHIP REPAIR/SHIPBREAKING YARDS/SHOPS 23 MARCH 2009
2007-05 RULES AND REGULATION ON STABILITY REQUIREMENT FOR PHILIPPINE- REGISTERED DOMESTIC SHIPS 29 AUGUST 2007
2007-04 RULES AND REGULATIONS ON THE ADMEASUREMENT/ RE-ADMEASUREMENT OF PHILIPPINE-REGISTERED DOMESTIC SHIPS 29 AUGUST 2007
2007-04 RULES AND REGULATIONS ON THE ADMEASUREMENT/ RE-ADMEASUREMENT OF PHILIPPINE-REGISTERED DOMESTIC SHIPS 29 AUGUST 2007
2007-03 RULES AND REGULATION ON LOAD LINE SURVEY, ASSIGNMENT, MARKING AND CERTIFICATION FOR PHILIPINE REGISTERED DOMESTIC SHIPS 29 AUGUST 2007
2007-02 AMENDED IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS ON THE REGISTRATION OF SHIP BUILDERS, SHIP REPAIRERS, A FLOAT SHIP REPAIRERS/ SERVICE CONTRACTORS AND BOAT BUILDERS/ REPAIRERS 30 AUGUST 2007
178 AMENDMENTS TO MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 152 ON THE MANDATORY DRYDOCKING OF SHIPS 07 OCTOBER 2002
156 AMENDING THE SCHEDULE OF FEES ON VESSEL LAY-UP UNDER MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO.119 06 SEPTEMBER 2000
152 AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER I, REGULATIONS I/6 OF THE PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE RULES AND REGULATIONS (PMMRR) 1997 ON INSPECTION, DRYDOCKING AND STATUTORY CERTIFICATES 16 DECEMBER 1999
145 RULES IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REGULATION I/6 OF THE PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE RULES AND REGULATIONS (PMMRR) 1997 AND IN THE CONDUCT OF UNDERWATER SURVEYS FOR CLASSED PASSENGER AND CARGO OR COMBINATION CARGO-PASSENGER VESSELS AND NON-CLASSED PASSENGER AND CARGO VESSELS 11 JUNE 1999
108 GUIDELINES FOR ACCREDITATION OF MARINE SURVEYING COMPANIES AND ENTITIES 13 JULY 1995
95 REVISED IMPLEMENTING GUIDELINES ON THE LICENSING OF SHIPBUILDERS, SHIP REPAIRERS, AFLOAT REPAIRERS, BOATBUILDERS AND SHIPBREAKERS  
94 GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF MARITIME SURVEYING COMPANIES/ ENTITIES FOR PURPOSES OF VESSEL REGISTRATION  
14 AMENDMENT OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING P.D. 666 18 SEPTEMBER 1978
13 CLARIFICATION ON THE MEANING OF MAJOR ALTERATION, MODIFICATION OR RECONSTRUCTION OF ANY WATERCRAFT UNDER THE RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING P.D. NO. 1059 31 JULY 1978
12 IMPLEMENTATION OF P.D. NO. 1059 31 MARCH 1978
MARINA ADVISORY  
2014-15 WAIVER OF MARINA FILING / PROCESSING FEES FOR THE REGISTRATION, LICENSING AND FRANCHISING OF NEWLY-CONSTRUCTED MOTORBANCAS AND/OR FISHING BOATS BELOW 35 GROSS TONS TO SUPPORT THE RECONSTRUCTION AND REHABILITATION OF TACLOBAN AND OTHER AREAS IN CENTRAL VISAYAS AND EASTERN PHILIPPINES DEVASTATED BY TYPHOON "YOLANDA"
2014-13 EXPIRATION OF INVESTMENT INCENTIVES UNDER RA 9295 02June 2014 / 03 June 2014
2013-16 NATIONWIDE MARINA MOBILE REGISTRATION, LICENSING, DOCUMENTATION AND FRANCHISING OF MOTORBANCAS AND FISHING BOATS BELOW 35 GT 13 September 2013
2012-11 RE-ADMEASUREMENT OF PHILIPPINE-REGISTERED SHIPS 25 April 2012
REPUBLIC ACTS (RA)  
4565 -- --
EXECUTIVE ORDERS (EO)  
588 -- --
PRESIDENTIAL DECREES (PD)  
1059 - -
1221 REQUIRING ALL PHILIPPINE – OWNED AND/OR REGISTERED VESSELS TO UNDERTAKE REPAIRS AND DRYDOCKING WITH MARINA-REGISTERED SHIP REPAIR YARDS 17 October 1977
666 PROVIDING FOR INCENTIVES FOR THE SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP REPAIR INDUSTRY 05 March 1975