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PH stakeholders support house bills on maritime safety conventions

PH stakeholders support house bills on maritime safety conventions

Aug. 19 | Various stakeholders voiced their support for two bills that seek to implement protocols on maritime safety, security and pollution prevention during initial deliberations on the measures at the Philippine Lower House Committee on Transportation on August...

DOTr agencies remit P26B to gov’t in 2016

DOTr agencies remit P26B to gov’t in 2016

Jul. 11 | Revenue-generating agencies and offices under the Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) remitted a total of P25.78 billion to the Philippine national treasury in 2016. According to the DOTr, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) accounted for...

PH-flag ships directed to comply with Ballast Water Management pact

PH-flag ships directed to comply with Ballast Water Management pact

Jul. 9 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) advised Philippine-flagged shipping lines engaged in overseas operations to comply with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention of 2004, which enters into force on September 8 this year. Adopted in 2004,...

CCBI pushes creation of PH gov’t office to monitor foreign carriers’ charges

CCBI pushes creation of PH gov’t office to monitor foreign carriers’ charges

Jun. 28 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is recommending the creation of a government office that will monitor and enforce the transparency of sea freight charges levied by foreign shipping lines and freight forwarders. CCBI requested the Department...

PH shipowners clamor for a stronger ship registry

PH shipowners clamor for a stronger ship registry

Jun. 19 | The Filipino Shipowners Association (FSA) is proposing a slew of measures that would enhance competitiveness of the Philippine ship registry. FSA chairman and president Dario Alampay, during a presentation at the Maritime Industry Authority’s (Marina)...

PH carriers pitch game plan for competitive domestic shipping sector

PH carriers pitch game plan for competitive domestic shipping sector

Jun. 18 | Philippine vessel docked at the Manila North Harbor. The Philippine Inter-Island Shipping Association (PISA) has identified strategies the government should undertake to support the association’s vision of a modern and competitive domestic shipping...

PH Coast Guard takes over nationwide seaports security

PH Coast Guard takes over nationwide seaports security

Jun. 13 | The Philippine Coast Guard has taken over the security supervision of ports, and shipping, whether public or private, including the egress and ingress to all waterways from the Maritime Industry Authority and the Philippine Ports Authority. Photo from...

PH to put 20-year cap on age of imported ships

PH to put 20-year cap on age of imported ships

Jun. 5 | A Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) memorandum limiting the age of roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) ships and passenger vessels imported into the Philippines to 20 years will be out soon, part of the agency’s move to modernize the domestic fleet. “We will...

Marina launches 10-year maritime industry roadmap

Marina launches 10-year maritime industry roadmap

Jun. 5 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is formulating a 10-year roadmap aimed at making the Philippines a major maritime nation and the maritime industry a key contributor to inclusive growth and socioeconomic development. The Maritime Industry Development...

Harbor Star sets aside P1B for ambitious expansion drive

Harbor Star sets aside P1B for ambitious expansion drive

Jun. 5 | Harbor Star is looking at opportunities in other Asian countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, and Myanmar. Photo from www.harborstar.com.ph. Philippine-based marine services provider Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc. (HSSSI) is spending almost P1 billion...
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