Answer the survey now and redeem an e-gift voucher worth PHP 300!

Our partner – KPMG Advisory HK – are currently conducting a survey to find out more about how insurance can become more accessible, affordable and personalised for Filipino Seafarers. Click on the link below to participate in the survey: https://survey.deliverybackbone.kpmg.com/…/SV_4Pf0wOTSF2NsD… Act now and redeem an e-gift voucher worth PHP 300! This survey will only take […]

Posted by: on Dec 10, 2019 read more

IN MINDANAO : A Modern International Port is Unveiled

While we have featured articles on what is going in Cebu with their formation of a new shipping association as well as the fate of Hanjin Shipping in Luzon, this time is a development news in Mindanao. The Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT), has announced it will roll out improvements and upgrades as part of an […]

Posted by: on Dec 06, 2019 read more

Seafarer as gender neutral term in maritime industry

In the recent decades, the word “seafarer” has replaced the word “seaman”—in the male-dominated maritime industry. The term “seaman” was widely used to describe anyone working at sea. This is perhaps due to the actions of the United Nations (UN) in promoting gender equality, women have been taking part in industries that once belonged to […]

Posted by: on Dec 06, 2019 read more

BIGGEST SHIPPING GROUP FORMED IN CEBU

According to the latest report, Cebu-based shipping owners and operators recently assembled together to establish the Philippine Coastwise Shipping Association Inc (PCSA), the country’s largest shipping group with most members and biggest total gross tonnage of ships combined. Composed of members of the Philippine RORO Operators Association (PROA), the Visayas Association of Ferry Boat and […]

Posted by: on Dec 06, 2019 read more

Greenfoot bags 2019 NRCO-ISP Business Plan Competition tilt

Filipino seafarer Gary Esguerra and his wife Chique, receiving the P500,000 cash prize during the final round of this year’s OWWA-NRCO Business Plan Competition.  A seafarer and his wife from Cainta, Rizal have bagged the much coveted P500,000 cash prize of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration-National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NCRO) and Integrated Seafarers of […]

Posted by: on Nov 11, 2019 read more

MARINA employees questions Vingzon in appointing, reassigning personnel to juicy posts

Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)-Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Vice Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr. is now under the scrutiny and dismay of some of his employees after appointing and reassigning officials to vital and delicate posts at MARINA, despite his limited appointing powers as OIC at the said government agency. In their letter to the Chairman and Commissioners of […]

Posted by: on Oct 23, 2019 read more

UFS welcomes VADM Joel Garcia, the new PCG Commander!

THE United Filipino Seafarers (UFS) is elated, as they send their utmost approbation and support to the newly-installed Philippine Coast Guard Commandant, Vice Admiral Joel S. Garcia, PhD, HD, AL-HAJ. VADM Garcia was chosen by the President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to be the next commandant of the PCG, replacing retired PCG commandant, Admiral Elson Hermogino. […]

Posted by: on Oct 22, 2019 read more

LIFE BELOW WATER

By: Engr. Rainero B. Morgia, Msc Env, ChE The oceans cover more than 70 per cent of the surface of our planet and play a key role in supporting life on earth. They are the most diverse and important ecosystem, contributing to global and regional elemental cycling, and regulating the climate. The ocean provides natural […]

Posted by: on Oct 21, 2019 read more

Answer the survey now and redeem an e-gift voucher worth PHP 300!

Our partner – KPMG Advisory HK – are currently conducting a survey to find out more about how insurance can become more accessible, affordable and personalised for Filipino Seafarers. Click on the link below to participate in the survey: https://survey.deliverybackbone.kpmg.com/…/SV_4Pf0wOTSF2NsD… Act now and redeem an e-gift voucher worth PHP 300! This survey will only take […]

Posted by: on Dec 10, 2019 read more

IN MINDANAO : A Modern International Port is Unveiled

While we have featured articles on what is going in Cebu with their formation of a new shipping association as well as the fate of Hanjin Shipping in Luzon, this time is a development news in Mindanao. The Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT), has announced it will roll out improvements and upgrades as part of an […]

Posted by: on Dec 06, 2019 read more

Seafarer as gender neutral term in maritime industry

In the recent decades, the word “seafarer” has replaced the word “seaman”—in the male-dominated maritime industry. The term “seaman” was widely used to describe anyone working at sea. This is perhaps due to the actions of the United Nations (UN) in promoting gender equality, women have been taking part in industries that once belonged to […]

Posted by: on Dec 06, 2019 read more

BIGGEST SHIPPING GROUP FORMED IN CEBU

According to the latest report, Cebu-based shipping owners and operators recently assembled together to establish the Philippine Coastwise Shipping Association Inc (PCSA), the country’s largest shipping group with most members and biggest total gross tonnage of ships combined. Composed of members of the Philippine RORO Operators Association (PROA), the Visayas Association of Ferry Boat and […]

Posted by: on Dec 06, 2019 read more

UFS welcomes VADM Joel Garcia, the new PCG Commander!

THE United Filipino Seafarers (UFS) is elated, as they send their utmost approbation and support to the newly-installed Philippine Coast Guard Commandant, Vice Admiral Joel S. Garcia, PhD, HD, AL-HAJ. VADM Garcia was chosen by the President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to be the next commandant of the PCG, replacing retired PCG commandant, Admiral Elson Hermogino. […]

Posted by: on Oct 22, 2019 read more

LIFE BELOW WATER

By: Engr. Rainero B. Morgia, Msc Env, ChE The oceans cover more than 70 per cent of the surface of our planet and play a key role in supporting life on earth. They are the most diverse and important ecosystem, contributing to global and regional elemental cycling, and regulating the climate. The ocean provides natural […]

Posted by: on Oct 21, 2019 read more

Magsaysay Tankers Bags 7th Shell Masters’ Best Ship Owner Award

Last 6 June, Magsaysay Tankers won Best Ship Owner at the 7th Shell Masters Awards held at Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila. The ceremonies were attended by top Shell executives with Shell’s major partners including Magsaysay Shipping and Logistics (MSL) representatives Doris Magsaysay Ho, President and CEO of Magsaysay Group of Companies, Jesse Maxwell, President […]

Posted by: on Oct 21, 2019 read more

PH vows to still be the world’s top supplier of seafarers

The country will maintain its number one status as the most sought after and number 1 supplier of seafarers in the world, according to Transportation Secretary Art Tugade during the 45th Anniversary Celebration of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA). “We are working to keep the country’s standing in the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s white list […]

Posted by: on Oct 19, 2019 read more

Tinig ng Marino March -April 2019 issue

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Posted by: on Jul 18, 2019 read more

Tinig ng Marino January February 2019 issue

Posted by: on Jul 18, 2019 read more

Tinig ng Marino 126- MARINA Making Strides

Posted by: on Jan 03, 2018 read more

Tinig ng Marino 125- UFS Triumphs: Board Test Questions Published

Posted by: on Jan 03, 2018 read more