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MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

Mar. 27 | Domestic terminal Manila North Harbor The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is appealing to the “kindness and generosity” of domestic shipping operators, owners, charterers, and others concerned with operating a liner service to maintain the cargo...

Sea transport suspension only for passengers, not cargoes: MARINA

Sea transport suspension only for passengers, not cargoes: MARINA

Mar. 14 | Domestic cargo sea transportation will continue under the Metro Manila community quarantine to facilitate movement of basic commodities and goods in and out of the metro, according to guidelines released by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA). But...

Retired Navy chief Empedrad gets MARINA post

Retired Navy chief Empedrad gets MARINA post

Mar. 12 | President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Philippine Navy chief Robert A. Empedrad as the new administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA). Empedrad’s appointment paper was signed by the President on March 2 and released on March...

Month-long free fare for passengers of Cavite-Manila ferry service

Month-long free fare for passengers of Cavite-Manila ferry service

Dec. 10 | Passenger fare for the newly reopened ferry service between Cavite and Manila will be free for a whole month, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The service launched on December 8 serves the Cavite City Port Terminal going to the Cultural...

Marina: maritime development plan requires P94B funding

Marina: maritime development plan requires P94B funding

Jan. 8 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) says an estimated P94.6 billion is needed to implement the eight priority programs under its 10-year Maritime Industry Development Plan (MIDP) for the Philippines. The decade-long roadmap aims to accelerate the...

Marina eyes linking Region 1 via tri-city ferry system

Marina eyes linking Region 1 via tri-city ferry system

Sep. 22 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) says it supports the proposal to establish a tri-city ferry system in Region 1. Initiated by the Regional Development Council (RDC) Region 1, the ferry system proposal aims to link the cities of Dagupan and Alaminos...

Marina to implement stringent rules on operation of cruise ships

Marina to implement stringent rules on operation of cruise ships

Sep. 3 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) starting this month will enforce strict policies on the acquisition and operation of local cruise ships to ensure maritime safety and security, including only accrediting cruise ships that have been operating for...

Marina drafts bill pushing implementation of 5 IMO conventions as audit looms

Marina drafts bill pushing implementation of 5 IMO conventions as audit looms

Aug. 27 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is beefing up preparations for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) scheduled for 2021. IMSAS is a mandatory audit intended to check the Philippines’ compliance with...

Draft amendment to domestic shipping act gets first pass in Lower House

Draft amendment to domestic shipping act gets first pass in Lower House

Aug. 19 | The House of Representatives has approved on first reading a bill seeking to amend the Domestic Shipping Act of 2004 in order to allow for accreditation of only one local classification society in the Philippines. House Bill (HB) No. 604, filed by Angkla...

PH files accession instruments to 6 IMO conventions

PH files accession instruments to 6 IMO conventions

Jul. 8 | The Philippines on April 24 and June 6 this year deposited instruments to accession to six maritime conventions with the International Maritime Organization (IMO), according to the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina). Marina in a statement said the...