“Enhance current education system,” says MARINA

At the “Usapang STCW”, stakeholders were encouraged by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to improve the educational system in maritime training centers. MARINA’s officer-in-charge, Vice Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr., emphasized the need to maintain the Philippines’ status as a major source of skilled maritime workers. As MARINA is dedicated in evolving all facets of the […]

MARINA launches celebration for 45th anniversary

On May 6, 2019, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) kicked off its 45th anniversary celebration through recognizing the winners of the photo, video, slogan, and logo competitions graced by House Committee Chairperson on Overseas Workers Affairs Hon. Jesulito A. Manalo. These competitions were launched last September so people could take part in this milestone for […]

BOSIET: The Basics

Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training, or BOSIET introduces delegates to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to offshore installations, and to equip them with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from offshore installations by helicopter. If you want to try your luck in the oil and gas […]

MARINA and PNU enter partnership on exam assessment

In partnership with the Philippine Normal University (PNU), the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has taken on the provision of technical assistance on the competence assessment of seafarers. This is anchored on the new assessment system under MARINA – STCW Circulars 2018-08 and 2018-09. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed on the 15th of March […]

2019 MET Conference hosted by MARINA

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), in partnership with the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU), hosted the 2019 Maritime Education and Training (MET) Conference and Workshop in Manila last February 21-22, 2019. This was done to manifest trends in maritime training in the Philippines into assets for the industry in the country. More than 200 […]


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