Mission, Vision, Significance

FSA is a shipowners' association in the Philippines that envisions to be:

  • the leader in the carriage of Philippine foreign trade;
  • a key player in international shipping providing  Competitive, Adequate, Reliable, Efficient, and Safe marine transport exceeding international standards;
  • a strategic partner of government in sustaining a viable maritime industry in the Philippines;
  • a socially responsible organization working for economic advancement and the protection of the environment.

 

Mission

In support of our vision, we, the officers and members of the Filipino Shipowners' Association, commit to:

Fulfill its responsibility to cultivate cooperation and professionalism among its members;
Own and operate world class ships which are globally competitive;
Respond to the social and economic needs of the Filipino;

Transcend international standards;
Hire only qualified, competent and well-trained crew to provide them sustainable and dignified employment;
Expand its participation in the carriage of Philippine foreign trade;

Create business ventures and linkages with strategic national and international alliances that will help propel the growth of the Philippine Overseas Shipping Industry;
Optimize the competitive advantage of the Philippines as a maritime country;
Uplift the integrity of the Philippine flag;
Nurture the natural pre-disposition of the Filipino as a seafarer;
Transform the Philippines as a transshipment hub;
Recommend revisions to national laws and rules to be more responsive to the changing needs of the industry;
Yield maximum benefits for the economy and the Filipino.