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MARINA dictates optimum safe distance between ship passengers

MARINA dictates optimum safe distance between ship passengers

Sep. 17 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has issued new guidelines on the optimum safe physical distance and number of passengers required on board passenger vessels. Under MARINA Advisory 2020-69 dated September 11, the physical distance required between...

Sewage treatment facility a must for PH ships

Sewage treatment facility a must for PH ships

Sep. 9 | Domestic ships at Manila North Harbor The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is requiring Philippine-registered ships to have an adequate sewage treatment plant (STP) and/or holding tank in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s...

MARINA extends special permit validity of PH ships plying internationally

MARINA extends special permit validity of PH ships plying internationally

Sep. 1 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has extended to one year validity of the special permit given to Philippine-registered domestic ships temporarily operating overseas. According to MARINA Memorandum Circular...

DTI lists products entitled to shipping discount, cargo space

DTI lists products entitled to shipping discount, cargo space

Sep. 1 | Domestic terminal at Manila North Harbor The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has released the list of agricultural and food products that qualify for discount and cargo space allocation from domestic shipping lines. DTI Advisory No. 20-02, dated...

Capinpin port joins Manila, Subic as crew change hub

Capinpin port joins Manila, Subic as crew change hub

Aug. 25 | Outbound seafarers ride a tugboat to embark on a ship during a recent crew-change dry run at Subic port | Photo from Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority-Media Production Department The ports of Manila, Subic in Zambales and Capinpin in Bataan have been activated...

DTI to identify agri, food products entitled to shipping discount

DTI to identify agri, food products entitled to shipping discount

Aug. 14 | Image by GREGOR from Pixabay The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will soon issue a list of agricultural and food products that qualify for discount and cargo space allocation on domestic shipping lines. The directive is contained in Maritime Industry...

PCC pitches review of pioneer status policy in domestic shipping

PCC pitches review of pioneer status policy in domestic shipping

Aug. 11 | Manila North Harbor The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) recommends the amendment of a policy granting pioneer status in domestic shipping, noting it hinders healthy competition by discouraging the entry of new players. The PCC is referring to...

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Jun. 27 | Manila North Harbor The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has directed all domestic shipping lines to extend a shipping rate discount of at least 40% on all agricultural and food products. At the same time, they were ordered to allocate no less than...

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Jun. 26 | Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has established the Shippers’ Protection Office (SPO) to protect domestic and international shippers “against unreasonable fees and charges imposed by domestic and...

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...