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MARINA holds follow-up audit to strengthen PH readiness for IMO state audit

MARINA holds follow-up audit to strengthen PH readiness for IMO state audit

Feb. 4 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has conducted a verification audit of different government agencies as part of preparations for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) scheduled for October 2021. The verification...

Amaro takes up post as new Marina chief

Amaro takes up post as new Marina chief

Aug. 1 | Dr. Marcial Quirico C. Amaro III has been appointed as the new administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina), officially taking over last July 18 from Dr. Maximo Mejia, Jr. Prior to joining Marina, Amaro was vice president of Chelsea Ship...

24/7 last mile routes for PH cargo trucks eyed

24/7 last mile routes for PH cargo trucks eyed

Sep. 3 | The Philippine government will implement new measures to help further ease congestion at Manila ports as the peak shipping season rolls in, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr said in a press briefing. Some of the...

Philippines gets Category 1 upgrade from US FAA

Philippines gets Category 1 upgrade from US FAA

Apr. 10 |   US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg (left) personally handed over to Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines director general William Hotchkiss the US Federal Aviation Administration letter confirming the Philippines’ Category...

PH roro operator warns collapse of shipping industry with cabotage reforms

PH roro operator warns collapse of shipping industry with cabotage reforms

Apr. 5 | The lifting of the cabotage law would mean less Philippine domestic shipping operators and ultimately the displacement of seafarers, according to a roll on-roll off operator. Asian Marine Transport Corp., a roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) operator, is warning...

MARINA bill pushes relaxation of PH cabotage law

MARINA bill pushes relaxation of PH cabotage law

Apr. 2 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is pushing via a draft bill the easing of the Philippines’ cabotage law by allowing foreign flag vessels to call at more than one port in the country without the need for a special permit. “We are supporting...

SuperFerry resumes passenger and cargo operations

SuperFerry resumes passenger and cargo operations

Nov. 24 | SuperFerry has resumed operations after a brief suspension meted out by the Philippine Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) over the weekend. Officials of the company decried the undue haste and arbitrariness of the suspension of the entire fleet which...