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May 7th, 2018 Duterte names new Marina Chief

Manila, Philippines - Armed Forces chief of staff Rey Leonardo Guerrero has been announced as the next Chief of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte himself.

May 7th, 2018 Lawmaker pushing for maritime education under k-12 school system

Malabon Representative Ricky Sandoval is hopeful that country’s dominance of Filipino workers in the seafaring industry will continue in the next decade.

May 7th, 2018 BOURBON wins the “Shipowner of the Year” award by GST & Shipping2030 for its “Smart Shipping” program

BOURBON has been awarded the “Shipowner of the Year” award in the context of the GST & Shipping 2030 conference, which was held at the end of March 2018 in Copenhagen.

February 1st, 2018 Crossworld holds Christmas party for kids

Manila, Philippines – It was a ‘merry’ Christmas indeed as Crossworld organized a Christmas party for kids last December 15. Children from Bahay Aruga, Parola kids and kids of Crossworld employees got together and bonded at the Trag Main Social Hall of the The Residences at Greenbelt.

February 1st, 2018 Marina Chief Sacked

Manila, Philippines - Maritime Industry Authority Chief Marcial Amaro has been fired by President Rodrigo Duterte for his supposed excessive travels in his 13-month stint as the agency’s head. Amaro supposedly traveled abroad 24 times since he was appointed as Marina Administrator.

February 1st, 2018 Ph re-elected to Int’l Maritime Council Category C

The Philippines has been re-elected to the council of the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization in charge of maritime safety, security and environment protection. The Philippines obtained 124 out of 160 votes on December 1 under Category C, placing 13th among 20 elected IMO member-states under the said category.

January 8th, 2018 TradeWinds Shipowners Forum, Hong Kong

Crossworld Marine Services, Inc. participates and became one of the sponsors at TradeWinds' Shipowners Forum Hongkong.

December 11th, 2017 Marina, PDEA form Alliance to Fight Illegal drugs

Angeles City, Philippines - The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) form a partnership to fight illegal drugs.