MARINA’s NEW COURSE: ADMINISTRATOR SONIA MALALUAN UNVEILS ROBUST 10-POINT AGENDA FOR MARITIME ADVANCEMENT

MANILA — Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator Sonia Malaluan outlined a comprehensive 10-point agenda aimed at steering the maritime sector towards progress and efficiency. The key focus areas include: 1. Digitalization of the Agency’s frontline services nationwide. 2. Certification of MARINA’s core processes under ISO 9001:2015 standards for quality management system. 3. Enhancement of maritime continue reading : MARINA’s NEW COURSE: ADMINISTRATOR SONIA MALALUAN UNVEILS ROBUST 10-POINT AGENDA FOR MARITIME ADVANCEMENT

MARINA LAUNCHES PRESTIGIOUS TIMONEL AWARDS TO HONOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN MARITIME EXCELLENCE

MANILA – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is proud to announce the commencement of the Timonel Awards, a distinguished initiative designed to recognize and celebrate exceptional achievements and remarkable contributions of individuals and entities in the maritime industry. The awards aim to highlight outstanding efforts towards ensuring the safety of life and property at sea, continue reading : MARINA LAUNCHES PRESTIGIOUS TIMONEL AWARDS TO HONOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN MARITIME EXCELLENCE

MARINA Achieves Readiness for ISO Certification with Commendations from DAP

MANILA — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) received the green light from the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) regarding its readiness for ISO Certification 9001:2015 Standards for the Quality Management System (QMS) during a closing meeting on 27 December 2023 via Zoom. This move aligns with Administrator Sonia Bautista Malaluan’s thrust to certify MARINA’s continue reading : MARINA Achieves Readiness for ISO Certification with Commendations from DAP

MARINA Honors Pinoy Seafarer in 2023 Global Photo Tilt

Manila — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) honored Friday Marine Engineer John Robert Macinas Maraño for bagging the 2023 grand prize of the global photo competition of the International Federation Transport (ITF) Seafarers’ Trust Prize Photography Competition. Administrator Sonia B Malaluan commended Maraño for his achievement during the latter’s courtesy call on the MARINA Chief. continue reading : MARINA Honors Pinoy Seafarer in 2023 Global Photo Tilt

MARINA, PCG commit to stronger, open partnership

MANILA — In a significant development towards enhancing maritime safety, marine environmental protection and regulatory efficiency, Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator, Sonia Bautista Malaluan, underscored the commitment to stronger and more engaging partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) during her courtesy visit on PCG Commandant Admiral Ronnie Gil Latorilla Gavan Thursday, 28 December 2023. continue reading : MARINA, PCG commit to stronger, open partnership

Senior maritime official takes helm as MARINA Administrator; vows unifying and enabling leadership for the maritime sector

MANILA — Ms Sonia Bautista Malaluan, with an impressive 34 years of service in MARINA, formally assumed her role as the Agency’s Administrator after being sworn into office by Transportation Secretary Jaime J Bautista on 18 December 2023. Other senior officials and Central Office Service Directors accompanied her, and witnessed the oath taking ceremony of continue reading : Senior maritime official takes helm as MARINA Administrator; vows unifying and enabling leadership for the maritime sector

Safeguard your celebrations!

This holiday season, as we celebrate joy and warmth, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) urge everyone to stay vigilant against counterfeit money. Use the ‘Feel-Look-Tilt’ method to ensure the authenticity of your banknotes when making or receiving payments. Bigyan ng Sagot, Please! Folded Polymer Banknote The 1000-Piso Polymer Banknote continue reading : Safeguard your celebrations!

DOTr Designates senior official Villamor-Dinopol as MARINA OIC-Administrator

In a significant move, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has designated senior official Nannette Z. Villamor-Dinopol as the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA). This decision comes following the release of Special Order 2023-430 signed by Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista on Thursday. Engr. Dinopol, boasting an impressive 38 years of experience in MARINA continue reading : DOTr Designates senior official Villamor-Dinopol as MARINA OIC-Administrator

Fabia leaves MARINA with Significant Reforms and Milestones for the Maritime Sector

Manila, Philippines — Atty. Hernani N Fabia left quietly Thursday, 07 December 2023 his post as Administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) following his receipt of the acceptance by the Office of the President of his resignation which he tendered a few weeks ago. He stepped down from his public service, after leading the continue reading : Fabia leaves MARINA with Significant Reforms and Milestones for the Maritime Sector

MARINA holds ISM Code Auditor Course for surveyors, inspectors

MANILA – With its ultimate goal of producing competent and certified ISM auditors who can proficiently assess and evaluate the adherence of maritime entities to the ISM Code, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) commenced its five-day ISM Code Auditor Course which was held on 04 December to 08 December 2023. The said workshop was participated continue reading : MARINA holds ISM Code Auditor Course for surveyors, inspectors