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:…/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


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

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