Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) officials led by Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga (fifth from left) recently met with representatives from shipping-related industries to discuss possible ways to reduce hazards of maritime vessels on the marine environment and prevent disasters such as the recent MT Princess Empress Oil Spill in Mindoro. Also in photo are (from left): DENR Undersecretary Augusto dela Peña; Mark Parco, President of Philippine Inter-Island Shipping Corporation and Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA); Rommel Paderon, Chief Operating Officer of Via Marine Corporation; Doris Magsaysay Ho, President and Chief Executive Officer of Magsaysay Group of Companies; Terry Watkins, President of Malayan Towage and Salvage Corporation (MTSC); Capt. Ebenezer Tañada, Director of MTSC Philippine Operations; DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones; Abel Cagara, Chairman and President of Philippine Petroleum Sea Transport Association; and Atty. Pete Aguilar, also of the PLSA.