April 20th, 2011 Philippine Coast Guard to Enhance SAR operations

An enhanced search and rescue (SAR) and disaster response capabilities was ensured by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) through a recent signing of a memorandum of agreement (MoA).

March 25th, 2011 Filipino Seafarers can be the answer for Global Maritime Needs

There is a big gap to fill in the global shortage of qualified seafarers and Filipinos are being tapped to fill in the vacancies.

March 15th, 2011 Private Sector Investments to boost Maritime Industry in the Philippines

The Philippine government is expecting more private sector investments for the port and maritime sector in the country to help the industry.

March 11th, 2011 Latest Study shows Shortage of Seafarers Worldwide

The latest study from the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) reported a continuing shortage of seafarers around the world.

March 2nd, 2011 Filipinos Welcome the Year of the Metal Rabbit

Filipinos, together with other countries all over the world, recently celebrated the Chinese New Year and ushered in the year of the Metal Rabbit.

February 28th, 2011 Filipino Seafarers Condemn killing in Somalia

Various maritime groups from the Philippines condemned the recent piracy incident in Somalia and North Arabian Sea which involved a number of Filipinos.

February 24th, 2011 Filipino Seafarers to Undergo Anti-Piracy Training

Over 280,000 Filipino maritime officers and seamen aboard inter-ocean vessels are now being required to undergo ‘anti-piracy’ training’.

February 21st, 2011 Philippine’s announce New Ways of documenting Overseas Workers and local Seafarers

In line with the Philippine’s drive to strengthen its major industries, two government sectors have announced its plans to develop their database.