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Ships serving missionary routes to get incentives from Marina

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) said a 50 percent discount on fees and charges will be given to shipping lines that will serve the...

Seafarer’s wife brings education closer to less fortunate youth

Aware that education and skills training are keys to employment, Veronica Estor, a seafarer’s wife, established a training and education institution that allows the...

AMOSUP orders 20,000 doses of Covid vaccine

WHILE the government has yet to give a clear response to the appeal of manning agencies’ to prioritize seafarers in the vaccination program, the...

NMP conducts free online courses to CGETDC personnel

The National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP), catering to the training needs of both Filipino seafarers and the maritime allied workforce in line with its mandate,...

Transforming Philippine maritime education

If there is anything which a good majority of the maritime stakeholders would agree on, it would be that maritime education is primarily focused...

Quarantine and the Holy Week

It is Holy Week once again, and for the second consecutive year, we are spending it in Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), to arrest the...

Vessels operate at reduced capacity

The maritime transportation at ports continue to operate only at 50 percent service capacity as strict compliance with the minimum public health standards under...

Orient Class seeks stronger ties with PMMA alumni, ISP

Local classification society, Orient Register of Shipping Inc. (Orient Class), is trying to forge a win-win arrangement with alumni of the Philippine Merchant Marine...

Lack of seafarer vaccination may derail supply chain

The International Chamber of Shipping has raised the alarm on seafarers’ lack of access to vaccinations, which may put the shipping in a legal...

Bringing military discipline and leadership in the merchant marine

Rene V. Medina’s entry into one of the most critical offices of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is like a trial by fire. The former...

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Foreign suicide bomber, 2 other Abu Sayyaf terrorists killed in Sulu clash

AN alleged suicide bomber and two others linked to the Abu Sayyaf Group were killed in an encounter with government troops in Patikul Sulu,...

P1.2-B illegally harvested giant clam shells seized in PH raid

Philippine authorities said on Saturday they have seized some 200 tons of illegally harvested giant clam shells worth nearly $25 million (P1.2 billion) in...

Robredo in quarantine after exposure to Covid positive close-in security

VICE President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo on Saturday disclosed that she is under quarantine after being in "very close contact" with a member of...

Robredo’s online consultation program halts operations anew

VICE President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo has announced that her office will temporarily stop receiving requests again for their online teleconsultation program "as we...

Robredo’s Swab Cab rolls out in Quezon City

THE Office of the Vice President (OVP) on Saturday rolled out its mobile antigen testing program in Quezon City. On her Facebook account, Vice President...

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