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.

September 23rd, 2019 Panama Officials 'Impressed' with PH Maritime Training Centers

Manila, Philippines – Officials from the Maritime Authority of Panama had a ‘good impression’ on the country’s maritime training center after inspecting some facilities in a 5-day visit last August.

September 21st, 2019 Marineros Seafarer's Movie Block Screening held for Crossworld Charity

Manila, Philippines – Manning and shipping firms in the country join together to hold a block screening of a new Filipino film entitled ‘Marineros: Men in the middle of the Sea’ for Charity.

September 13th, 2019 PH focuses on Modernizing Domestic Ships

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) will intensify the modernization of domestic ships to provide safer, more convenient, and more comfortable sea transportation services to the riding public.