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May 19th, 2021 China Stops Repair Services for Ships that Conducted Crew Change In India

Chinese shipyards are reportedly banning vessels that made crew changes in India where the Covid-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc as infections have become out of control.

May 19th, 2021 Emergency Relief Fund for Seafarers Established

1 Million U.S. dollars. That’s the target of Seafarers International Relief Fund.

May 19th, 2021 Ph Drafts Policy on Online Shipping Info Systems

The Philippines is now working on establishing an Overseas Shipping Service Information and Management Systems or OSSIMS.

April 16th, 2021 Philippines on MECQ: Potential Impact on Crewing

Metro Manila and nearby provinces are more in relaxed quarantine until the end of April.

April 15th, 2021 Filipino Seafarers Now Included in Ph Priority List for Covid-19 Vaccination

Filipino seafarers will now be included in the priority list of Covid-19 vaccinations. That’s after the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) approved the recommendation made by the Department of Transportation (DOTr).

March 11th, 2021 Crossworld Marine Services Celebrates 17 years in the Industry

Crossworld Marine Services marked its 17th year anniversary with offices in the Philippines, Jakarta, Ukraine, and Athens holding simultaneous celebrations on March 1, 2021.

March 11th, 2021 Crossworld Launches Photo Contest for Seafarers

Crossworld Marine Services Inc. launches a photo contest for its employees in line with its 17th year anniversary. ‘Crossworld Winter Photo Contest’ where Crossworld crew members have a chance to showcase their photography skills while the company honors and celebrates seafarers and their lives.

March 11th, 2021 Group asks for Seafarers to be prioritized in Gov’t Vaccination Program

As Covid-19 vaccines arrive in the Philippines, manning agencies, seafarer groups and firms continue to urge the government for them to be included in the priority list of the Duterte Administration’s inoculation program.