The Maritime Industry Authority, known by the acronym MARINA, is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Transportation responsible for integrating the development, promotion and regulation of the maritime industry in the Philippines.
The MARINA oversees the promotion and development of the maritime industry, and also provides effective regulation of shipping enterprises. Since its establishment in June 1994, MARINA was granted the authority to issue Certificates of Public Convenience (CPC), permitting the operation of domestic and overseas water carriers. Other functions of the agency include the registration of vessels, the issuance of licenses, the addressing of safety concerns pertaining to vessel construction, and the enforcement of maritime law. MARINA has jurisdiction over the development, promotion and regulation of all enterprises engaged in the business of designing, constructing, manufacturing, acquiring, operating, supplying, repairing, and/or maintaining vessels, or component parts thereof, of managing and/or operating shipping lines, shipyards, drydocks, marine railways, marine repair ships, shipping and freight forwarding agencies and similar enterprises.
As of August 2022, MARINA is accepting applicants for the following positions:
- (2) Examiners of Ancillary Proficiencies (EAP) (Php 69,963 Monthly Salary)
- (2) Board Of Marine Engine Officers (BOMEO) (Php 145,427 Monthly Salary)
- (3) Board Of Engine Ratings (BOERA) (Php 88,410 Monthly Salary)
- (4) Board of Deck Ratings (BODRA) (Php 88,410 Monthly Salary)
Source: Philippine Go