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MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

This Agreement made and entered into by and among:

The PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD, a government agency created under the law, with office address at 139 25th Street, Port Area, Manila, herein represented by its Commandant, ADMIRAL DANILO A. ABINOJA PCG hereinafter referred to as the PCG;

The NATIONAL MAPPING AND RESOURCE INFORMATION AUTHORITY, the central mapping and resource information agency of the Philippine government, with office address at Lawton Avenue, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, herein represented by its Administrator, DIONY A VENTURA hereinafter referred to as the NAMRIA;

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The PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD AUXILIARY 119TH / 121ST MARITIME SQUADRON; a voluntary uniformed non-government organization, formed with a military structure and attached to the Philippine Coast Guard under the Development of Transportation and Communication, with office address at ____________________, herein represented by its Squadron Commander, ______________________ hereinafter referred to as the 119TH / 121ST PCGA MARITIME SQUADRON.

WITNESSETH:

WHEREAS, Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 119th / 121st Maritime Squadron Groups, was instructed of the mandated tasks by former Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant Vice Admiral Euceo E. Fajardo PCG, Vice Admiral Reuben S. Lista PCG, to draft and draw the Philippine Coast Guard Memo-Circular for the Proposed Establishment of the Philippine Archipelagic Navigational Sea Lanes/Sailing Guide Routes and Vessel Traffic Management Systems on August 02, 2000.

WHEREAS, Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 119th / 121st Maritime Squadron Groups, are professionals in the maritime fields can assist and enhance the professionalization of the PCG rank and file through the transfer of knowledge that will surely derived from the activity.

As provided for in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Administrative Order No. 31, series of 1988, which prescribed the guidelines implementing Section 22 (a) of Executive Order 192, our organization is mandated to provide the public with map-making services and to act as the central mapping agency, depository, and distribution facility of natural resources data in the form of maps, charts, texts, and statistics.

WHEREAS, Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 119th / 121st Maritime Squadron Groups, and the Philippine Coast Guard with its personnel mentioned above are the sole partnership owners of the Proposed Philippine Archipelagic Navigational Sea Lanes / Sailing Guide Routes and Vessel Traffic Management System dated August 02, 2000, copyright=First published on August 10, 2001 Registered September 3, 2001; Reg. No. A2001-1515 and Second published on April 30, 2002 Reg. No. A2002-752.

WHEREAS, Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 119th / 121st Maritime Squadron Groups, assist and work together with the Philippine Coast Guard on Port State Control Inspection, Maritime Pollutions along the rivers, lakes, and coastal waters, International / Coastal Ships marine safety inspections.

NOW, THEREFORE, FOR AND IN CONSIDEARTION of the above premises, the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 119th / 121st Maritime Squadron Groups under the following terms and conditions to wit:

1. Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 119th / 121st Maritime Squadron Groups shall through the duration of this Agreement, and the terms and conditions herein and as may be further agreed upon:
a. Assist and work together with the Philippine Coast Guard
b. Maintain about the various legal and jurisdictional authorities of the Philippine Coast Guard has at its command to investigate pollution incidents, port state control inspections, etc., and how as an Auxiliarist can assist. This is one of the opportunities afforded Auxiliarists to work along side the contribution to our many shared missions.
c. Take on the role of maritime training the Auxiliarists including the public within the Philippine Archipelago.
2. This Agreement takes effect upon signing hereof and is valid for as long as the Philippine Archipelagic Sea Lanes/Sailing Guide Routes and Vessel Traffic Management Systems is in effect.
3. Unless this Agreement is modified/amended by the parties subsequently in writing, this Agreement shall be considered as the complete repository of all the terms of the agreement between the parties and, therefore, there can be, as between them, no evidence of the terms of the agreement other than the contents of this Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have signed this Agreement at Manila on ____________________

PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD

By:

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Vice Admiral Danilo A. Abinoja PCG
Commandant
Philippine Coast Guard
Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary
119th/121st Maritime Squadron

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Commodore Adonis B Donato PCGA
Mar-Sad Director NCR-CL
Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary
119th/121st Maritime Squadron

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Capt Reynaldo A Agustines MM
PCGA Deputy Chief of Staff, 119th Squadron
Safety and Aids o Navigation

SIGNED IN THE PRESENCE OF

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Capt Henry C Aranas MM PCGA
121st Maritime Education Director
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Capt Ricardo T Calubiran MM PCGA
121st Deputy Maritime Education

REGARDING THE PROPOSED PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES/SAILING GUIDE ROUTES AND VESSEL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS