• 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

CREATION

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) was created on 01 June 1974 as an attached Agency to the Office of the President (OP) with the issuance of Presidential Decree No. 474, otherwise known as the Maritime Industry Decree of 1974, to integrate the development, promotion and regulation of the maritime industry in the country. With the creation of the Ministry (now Department) of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) by virtue of Executive Order No. 546, the MARINA was attached to the DOTC for policy and program coordination on 23 July 1979.