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Maritime group against bills declassifying shipping as public utility

Maritime group against bills declassifying shipping as public utility

Sep. 10 | The Philippine Coastwise Shipping Association (PCSA) is opposing bills that propose to remove transportation services, which include domestic shipping, from the list of services considered as public utilities. Once transportation is no longer a public...

PPA eyes construction of P300M shipyard next year

PPA eyes construction of P300M shipyard next year

Sep. 2 | Image by Tim Alberts from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) hopes to break ground next year on a P300-million shipbuilding facility covering around 10 hectares. The feasibility study has been completed and a location identified, PPA general...

MARINA issues rules on conversion of ships from domestic to int’l trade

MARINA issues rules on conversion of ships from domestic to int’l trade

Aug. 29 | Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has issued rules on registration and documentation of ships for permanent conversion from domestic to international voyages. All ships of domestic ownership plying Philippine...

4 shipping lines deployed to Iloilo-Guimaras route

4 shipping lines deployed to Iloilo-Guimaras route

Aug. 12 | Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has directed four shipping companies to serve the Iloilo-Guimaras route to accommodate current passenger traffic while it investigates the August 3 capsizing of...

Duterte forms inter-agency body ahead of IMO state audit scheme

Duterte forms inter-agency body ahead of IMO state audit scheme

Jul. 9 | President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency council in preparation for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) that will check in 2021 the Philippines’ compliance with and implementation of IMO agreements. The...

Safety reminder issued to maritime industry with onset of rains

Safety reminder issued to maritime industry with onset of rains

Jul. 8 | Image by Peter Nguyen from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is reminding ship owners, ship operators, bareboat charterers, ship managers, and other concerned stakeholders to ensure maritime safety at all times, especially now that the...

Marina: PH IMO 2020 roadmap ready for public review

Marina: PH IMO 2020 roadmap ready for public review

Jul. 1 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is finalizing the roadmap for the Philippines’ implementation of the global 0.50% sulfur cap on marine fuel oil, the mandatory low-sulfur fuel oil policy the International Maritime...

Marina: NEDA Board could approve 2019-28 maritime roadmap this month

Marina: NEDA Board could approve 2019-28 maritime roadmap this month

Jun. 7 | Image by Jan Alexander from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is optimistic the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will approve this month the Maritime Industry Development Plan (MIDP). The MIDP is Marina’s decade-long...

Marina inaugurates own office building in Port Area

Marina inaugurates own office building in Port Area

Jun. 7 | At the recent inauguration of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) building were, L to R, International Maritime Organization Maritime Ambassador Carlos Salinas, ANGKLA Partylist Rep. Jesulito Manalo, Marina officer-in-charge Narciso Vingson, Jr.,...

Domestic shipping lines seek exemption from IMO 2020 compliance

Domestic shipping lines seek exemption from IMO 2020 compliance

May. 20 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay The Philippine Inter-island Shipping Association (PISA) is requesting the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to exempt domestic ships from implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO)...