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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

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


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

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