September 3rd, 2012 Seafarers and Maritime Stakeholders looking forward to MLC 2006 Implementation

A seafarer’s right for safe and secure workplace, fair terms of employment, decent working conditions and medical care will finally be established as the Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) is set to be implemented in a year’s time.

August 29th, 2012 Big vacancies in the Global Maritime Industry to be filled by Filipino Seafarers

Manila, Philippines – Pre-employment Services of Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Director Nini Lanto recently talked about the vast opportunities for Filipino seafarers in the maritime industry as numerous European and Japanese marine officers are estimated to retire soon. 

August 24th, 2012 MARINA OIC confident in producing more competent Filipino Seafarers in the future

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) officer-in-charge Nicasio Conti recently assured international shipping companies that the Philippine government is keen on continuously producing more qualified and competent seafarers.

July 2nd, 2012 Crossworld Marine Services Inc. holds dinner for loyal and new clients at Posidonia 2012

Athens, Greece - Crossworld Marine Services Inc., one of the top crew management service providers in the shipping industry recently hosted a party not only for its loyal clients but also for shipping executives and friends, where everyone enjoyed the good atmosphere and the spectacular sunset view of the Attica Sea.

June 28th, 2012 New museum exhibits Philippines’s maritime history

Manila, Philippines - The Philippines has been known to be the home to millions of seafarers currently sailing around the world which inspired the city of Pasay to open a new museum that showcases the rich maritime history of the country over the past decades.

June 25th, 2012 Filipino seafarers no longer required to present OECs in NAIA

Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) has recently announced that Filipino Seafarers are no longer required to present their Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) in the country’s international airports.

June 5th, 2012 Aquino promises to keep Filipino seafarers safe

Manila, Philippines – President Benigno Simeon Aquino III recently vowed to look after the welfare of Filipino seafarers especially their safety.

May 31st, 2012 IMO to establish guidelines on shipping vessels with armed guards

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) wants to establish new standards on the current trend of employing armed guards on merchant ships as a form of protection from pirates to ensure that they abide international law.