CongressWatch Report

7 April 2014 – President Benigno Aquino III signed into law Republic Act 10635 designating the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) as the sole agency responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the 1978 International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention) and its subsequent amendments, as well as other related international
agreements.