December 3rd, 2019 PH Not Worried about EMSA Audit in early 2020

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is not worried about another European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) scheduled in early 2020 as the agency’s head again expressed confidence that the Philippines will pass it. This time with flying colors.

December 3rd, 2019 PH Defense Chief Vows Full Support in Country's Maritime Development Initiative

Manila, Philippines - Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana pledged support and expressed high hopes for the country’s Maritime Industry Development Plan (MIDP) for the next 10 years.

December 3rd, 2019 Filipino Ship Captain Honored for Bravery

BATANGAS, PHILIPPINES – The local government of Batangas lauds the Filipino Captain of a Greek-owned oil tanker for his bravery at sea.

October 25th, 2019 IMO names First Woman Goodwill Maritime Ambassador

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced the appointment of Dr. Aisha Al Busmait, Director of Government Communications at the Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime, as the new IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador making her the first Emirati Woman appointed to the post.

October 18th, 2019 PH vows strong commitment in following new Southeast Asian conventions

Manila, Philippines - The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) held a training on National Legal, Policy and Institutional Reforms (LPIR) Training at its Central Office last October 7. The goal of the training is to ensure the effective implementation of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) and Anti-Fouling Systems (AFS) Conventions for Association of Southeast Asian Nations members.

October 10th, 2019 PH Coast Guard recognizes Crossworld's contribution in Maritime Education

Manila, Philippines – Crossworld Marine Services Inc., one of the country’s leading crew ship manning agencies, receives a plaque of appreciation from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

October 4th, 2019 Manila Archbishop lauds Filipino Seafarers' Courage, Love for Family

Manila, Philippines – 'Every Filipino seafarers are potential saints.'

That's according to Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle as he led a mass during the 24th National Seafarer’s Day (NSD) celebration in Paco Arena.

October 1st, 2019 PH celebrates "National Maritime Week"

Manila, Philippines – Filipino seafarers and their families mark the ‘National Maritime Week’ (NMW) as several groups held different activities for the celebration. One of the major activities was organized by the Associated Marine Officers’ and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP) in Intramuros, Manila during the last week of September.