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JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

Jun. 23 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay The joint administrative order (JAO) that will regulate local charges imposed by international shipping lines servicing the Philippines will be out in one or two weeks, according to Trade and Industry Secretary...

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Jun. 23 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Several maritime and port agencies have convened to prepare for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) in 2021, with the audit intended to check the Philippines’ compliance...

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Mar. 26 | All domestic shipping vessels must assist and accommodate ships carrying perishable goods during national emergencies such as port congestion, weather disturbance, or other natural calamities to allow the quick loading and unloading of these goods at...

Marina favors SBSR development over gov’t takeover of Hanjin

Marina favors SBSR development over gov’t takeover of Hanjin

Feb. 2 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is recommending developing and upgrading the ship building and ship repair (SBSR) industry to enable local shipyards to expand its capacity to construct more ships and bigger vessels and contribute to making the...

PH agencies to regulate fees of foreign shipping lines, depots, truckers

PH agencies to regulate fees of foreign shipping lines, depots, truckers

Feb. 1 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Fees charged by international shipping lines, container depot operators, and truckers operating in the Philippines will soon be regulated by government agencies, the move designed to lower high shipping...

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’s new maritime roadmap identifies 8 flagship programs

Marina’s new maritime roadmap identifies 8 flagship programs

Dec. 25 | The (Marina) has finally completed formulating the eight priority projects under the 10-year Maritime Industry Development Plan (MIDP). The projects include development of shipping services for maritime tourism; development of a coastal and inland waterways...

After 44 years, Marina gets own central office building

After 44 years, Marina gets own central office building

Dec. 16 | The 12,000-square meter, 12-story building was constructed at a cost of P382 million. Construction took three years to complete. Photo courtesy of the Maritime Industry Authority. For the first time since its founding in June 1974, the Maritime Industry...

Veteran Navy ‘seadog’ named Marina OIC

Veteran Navy ‘seadog’ named Marina OIC

Nov. 6 | Narciso A. Vingson, Jr. is the OIC administrator for the Maritime Industry Authority. Photo from Marina. Narciso A. Vingson, Jr. has been designated as officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) by Transportation Secretary Arthur...

11 hurdle Marina’s harbor pilot licensing test

11 hurdle Marina’s harbor pilot licensing test

Nov. 2 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) urged 11 newly minted harbor pilots to be competitive and reliable agents in ensuring maritime safety at all Philippine ports. The 11 new master mariners who hurdled Marina’s harbor pilot licensure examination...