PH, SOUTH KOREA FORGE COOPERATION AGGREEMENT TO EXPAND TRADE, BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP IN SHIPBUILDING; EYES TO GENERATE JOBS, BENEFITS SBSR ENTITIES

PASAY CITY – The Philippines’ Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has forged a Cooperation Agreement with South Korea’s Busan Marine Engineering Association (BUEA) to expand trade and business relationships in the field of shipbuilding and maritime business during a forum on 08 November 2022. In his opening remarks, MARINA Administrator Atty. Hernani Fabia expressed that the continue reading : PH, SOUTH KOREA FORGE COOPERATION AGGREEMENT TO EXPAND TRADE, BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP IN SHIPBUILDING; EYES TO GENERATE JOBS, BENEFITS SBSR ENTITIES

MARINA ENFORCEMENT SERVICE CONDUCTS COMPLIANCE MONITORING IN CEBU

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), through its Enforcement Service (ES), conducted a compliance monitoring of domestic ships in the jurisdictional area of Cebu province. The ES team, in coordination with the MARINA Regional Office VII (MRO 7), has inspected the domestic ships at the said region to ensure their compliance to all applicable safety and continue reading : MARINA ENFORCEMENT SERVICE CONDUCTS COMPLIANCE MONITORING IN CEBU

PHL Commits to Elevate Transport System to Global Standards

Considering the important role of transportation in the movement of goods and people, the Philippines expressed its commitment to make the country’s transport system at par with the international fora during the 43rd ASEAN Maritime Transport Working Group (MTWG) Meeting held in Nha Trang, Viet Nam from 20 to 22 September 2022. In the said continue reading : PHL Commits to Elevate Transport System to Global Standards

MARINA, WWF seal partnership to address crisis on marine plastic litter

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and the World Wide Fund for Nature – Philippines (WWF) have sealed their partnership through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 23 September 2022, held at the City of Pasay. The MoU stated that the MARINA and WWF shall work together to stop or reduce the tons continue reading : MARINA, WWF seal partnership to address crisis on marine plastic litter

MARINA WORKING ROUND-THE-CLOCK TO ADDRESS IE FINDINGS; RALLIES STAKEHOLDERS SUPPORT FOR PH CONTINUED INCLUSION IN THE “IMO WHITELIST”

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is working round-the-clock addressing non-conformities and observations in the recently conducted first stage of the Independent Evaluation (IE) by a panel of international experts that assessed the Philippine implementation of the International Convention on Standards of Training and Certification (STCW) for seafarers 1978, as amended while rallying continue reading : MARINA WORKING ROUND-THE-CLOCK TO ADDRESS IE FINDINGS; RALLIES STAKEHOLDERS SUPPORT FOR PH CONTINUED INCLUSION IN THE “IMO WHITELIST”

MEMORANDUM REPORT ON SPECIAL ORDER NO. 397-22 TO MRO IX (ZAMBOANGA CITY) ON THE CONDUCT OF THE FOLLOWING: IMPLEMENTATION OF FRANCHISING SERVICE OVERSIGHT FUNCTIONS TO MROs; AND MRO’S ASSESSMENT OF MC NO. 2016-02 ON THE PHASING OUT OF WOODEN-HULLED SHIPS (WHS) CARRYING PASSENGERS

IN PHOTOS – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) – Franchising Service (FS) Central Office team, headed by Engr. Ronaldo P. Bandalaria, conducted an Assessment of the Phasing out of wooden-hulled ships (WHS) carrying passengers under MC No. 2016-02, and on the Oversight Functions within MARINA Regional Office (MRO) IX – the Zamboanga Peninsula last 25-28 continue reading : MEMORANDUM REPORT ON SPECIAL ORDER NO. 397-22 TO MRO IX (ZAMBOANGA CITY) ON THE CONDUCT OF THE FOLLOWING: IMPLEMENTATION OF FRANCHISING SERVICE OVERSIGHT FUNCTIONS TO MROs; AND MRO’S ASSESSMENT OF MC NO. 2016-02 ON THE PHASING OUT OF WOODEN-HULLED SHIPS (WHS) CARRYING PASSENGERS

11 Master Mariners pass MARINA Harbor Pilot Licensure Examination for 2022

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – A total of 11 Master Mariners successfully passed the MARINA Harbor Pilot Licensure Examinations administered separately by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on 9-11 March 2022 and 8-10 June 2022. Below is the list of successful examinees and their respective pilotage districts: 1. Banzon, Bernie V. – La Union 2. Buno, Melvin continue reading : 11 Master Mariners pass MARINA Harbor Pilot Licensure Examination for 2022

Administrator Fabia meets with key officials from OCEA and Associates (OCEA S.A.)

IN PHOTOS: The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), led by Administrator Atty. Hernani N. Fabia, welcomed the key officials from OCEA and Associates (OCEA S.A.), consisting of Country Director Mr. Jacques Briand and International Development Director Mr. Rodolphe Peugeot, who both paid a courtesy visit to the Agency officials today, 26 July 2022. The OCEA and continue reading : Administrator Fabia meets with key officials from OCEA and Associates (OCEA S.A.)

MARINA delivers ISM Code Auditors Training Course

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), through the Maritime Safety Service (MSS), gathers some of its technical personnel from the Central Office to regional offices for the five (5)-day ISM Code Auditors Course starting today, 25 July 2022, at Ermita, Manila. In his welcoming remarks, MARINA Maritime Safety Service (MSS) and Shipyards Regulation Service (SRS) Director continue reading : MARINA delivers ISM Code Auditors Training Course

DOTr designates Malaluan as MARINA OIC-Admin

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has designated senior top official Ms. Sonia B. Malaluan as Officer-in-Charge Administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on 01 July 2022. OIC-Administrator Malaluan has been serving the MARINA for 32 years, and occupied top positions in the Agency such as OIC-Deputy Administrator for Planning (ODAP), Director of MARINA Regional continue reading : DOTr designates Malaluan as MARINA OIC-Admin