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PIA Press Release
2007/09/26

Zambo mayor urges maritime industry: Enforce law to the letter

Zamboanga City (September 26) -- Mayor Celso Lobregat cited the need for the full implementation of the maritime law specifically in relation to commerce and navigation on the high seas to pave the way for a maritime industry that is globally competitive.

"It is time to employ to the fullest the Maritime Law", the mayor said in his speech during the opening program of the Maritime Week held at the Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZSCMST).

As the police of the ocean, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), Lobregat said, enforces the maritime law specifically illegal acts or direct injuries arising in connection with commerce and navigation happening on navigable waters.

"As we observe Maritime Week, let our vessels be ever safe and seaworthy. Many lives have been lost in recent months because of poorly maintained and old ocean-going vessels", the mayor stressed.

The traveling public particularly those who can hardly afford airfare, must be assured that they reach their destination safe and sound, Lobregat added.

The observance of Maritime Week reeled off yesterday with a motorcade. It will run from Sept. 24-28 and is themed "Response to the Current Environmental Challenges".

Other activities during the week include a sports competition, dressing up of vessels at the port, coastal clean up at the R.T. Lim Boulevard on World Maritime Day and closing program.

Also present during the opening activity yesterday were representatives from the ZSCMST and Zamboanga State Polytechnic College, Philippine Ports Authority Manager Lionilo Miole, Marina Director Atty. Bashiruddin Adil, representatives from the Coast Guard and other concerned agencies. (CIO/PIA ZC) [top]

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