ILOILO CITY – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), together with partner government agencies and private stakeholders, pushes for the phasing-out of wooden-hulled ships and its replacement with technologically improved hull materials, during an institutional mechanism workshop with boat operators and associations in Iloilo and Guimaras yesterday, 22 August 2019. MARINA OIC – Administrator Vice continue reading : MARINA pushes for phasing-out of wooden-hulled ships
MANILA — The Philippines, through the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), has successfully sustained its status in the updated “IMO White List,” showing the list of Parties compliant with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978, as amended. During its 101st session continue reading : PHILIPPINES SUCCESSFULLY SUSTAINS INCLUSION IN IMO WHITE LIST
The MARINA has lifted today, 13 August 2019, the suspension of passenger motorbanca operation in the Guimaras – Iloilo route, subject to the conditions mentioned in the attached memorandum.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: All sea passengers of ships with open deckhouse shall be required to WEAR LIFEJACKETS from the TIME OF DEPARTURE and DURING THE ENTIRE VOYAGE, except in floating restaurants and in ships used in river crossings, in which case lifejackets shall be placed in an easily accessible location. Any sea passenger who continue reading : NOTICE ON WEARING LIFEJACKETS