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Ships reminded on safety precautions during bad weather

Ships reminded on safety precautions during bad weather

Dec. 3 | Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay As typhoon Tisoy (international name: Kammuri) batters portions of the Philippines, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has reiterated shipowners and operators must exercise precautionary measures to ensure...

PH reelected to IMO Council

PH reelected to IMO Council

Dec. 3 | The Philippines has been reelected to the council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) under Category C for the biennium 2020 to 2021. The country since 1997 has been an active council member under Category C, members of which are states with...

MARINA partners with classification society for ship certification services

MARINA partners with classification society for ship certification services

Oct. 29 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has delegated the task of statutory certification of Philippine shipping companies and Philippine-registered ships, as well as related mandatory services, to the International Register of Shipping (IRS). MARINA...

Regulating foreign carriers’ charges among PCCI’s transport wish list

Regulating foreign carriers’ charges among PCCI’s transport wish list

Oct. 23 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is supporting moves to regulate local charges imposed by international shipping lines operating in the Philippines. As part of resolutions adopted during the 45th...

House bills propose standardization of foreign carriers’ charges

House bills propose standardization of foreign carriers’ charges

Oct. 21 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay Two bills have been filed in the Lower House seeking to regulate and standardize local charges imposed by foreign shipping lines operating in the Philippines. House Bill (HB) No. 4316, filed by Bagong Henerasyon...

With looming IMO 2020 implementation, no MARINA plan yet for domestic vessels

With looming IMO 2020 implementation, no MARINA plan yet for domestic vessels

Oct. 2 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is still studying how to implement the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020, or the sulfur cap policy, on domestic shipping lines. The global regulation is for implementation in three months’ time. Beginning...

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...