June 27th, 2011 Same Old Problems Plague Filipino Seafarers

Unpaid benefits, employment problems and the ongoing surge of piracy are the continuing concerns for the Filipinos seafarers as they voice it out during the first celebration of the Filipino Seafarers’ Day in Manila.

June 25th, 2011 Scholarship Programs to Maintain Steady Supply of Filipino Seafarers

To ensure a considerable supply of Filipino seafarers worldwide, the Philippine’s Overseas Workers and Welfare Administration (OWWA) announced the Seafarer’s Upgrading Program Training.

May 30th, 2011 Filipino seafarers can possibly face a ban on EU flagships

An unfavorable report from the European Commission on maritime training in the Philippines could possibly result in thousands of Filipino seafarers being banned from European Union flagships.

May 28th, 2011 Philippine Government to protect Shipbuilding and Motorcycle Industries in the country

The Philippine government has directed to protect the shipbuilding and motorcycle industries from foreign competition by way of tariff shield. This process would ensure the fully development of these two domestic industries where the country has competitive advantage.

May 27th, 2011 Crisis in Marine Engineering Licensing in the Philippines Continues

In the current crisis of the Marine Engineer Officers Association of the Philippines (MEOAP), a top official of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) said that industry leaders have stepped in to help in resolve the problem.

May 23rd, 2011 Ship Management Industry in the Philippines Continues Global Dominance

Experts in the shipping industry believe that the Philippines will not only continue as the Manning Capital of the world but it will also become the center for the ship management business as well.

April 29th, 2011 Subic Bay Free Port all set for Expansion

Subic Bay Freeport, one of the Philippine’s top ports, is all set to expand and boost investments this year.

April 27th, 2011 Philippines reports a grow in volume of Local Containerized Cargo

A 16% growth in volume of containerized cargoes handled in the country was recorded during the first nine months of 2010.