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Secretary of the Navy
Secretaría de Marina
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Agency overview
JurisdictionFederal government of Mexico
Agency executive

The Mexican Secretary of the Navy (Spanish: Secretaría de Marina, SEMAR) is a member of the federal executive cabinet as well as the highest-ranking Mexican naval officer with the responsibility of commanding the Mexican Navy (including the Mexican Naval Infantry or ‘marines,’ as well as the Mexican merchant marine service [1]) and managing the Secretariat of the Navy (the naval ministry and naval civil service). The secretary is appointed by the President of the Republic.[2]


Based on article 30 of the Organic Law of the Federal Public Administration, among other actions the Secretariat is mandated to:

List of secretaries


  1. ^ "Merchant marine gets incorporated into Mexican navy". 2 June 2021.
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  3. ^ "Este fue el gabinete de Felipe Calderón". (in Spanish). Capital México. Feb 6, 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2020.

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