Hundreds of seafarers have gathered at the Luswelf Kalaw marking the successful celebration of International Seafarer’s Day on June 25-26.
The 2-day celebration was spearheaded by United Filipino Seafarers (UFS), wherein the organization have entertained the seafarers with presentations courtesy of its cadets. Raffle and games with exciting prizes were also done to the delight of the participants.
The event kicked-off with UFS President Engr. Nelson Ramirez’s opening remarks followed by the message of CF Sharp Crew Management Inc., President Mr. Miguel Rocha.
Joining the celebration as guest speaker is MARINO Partylist Representative Hon. Carlo Lisandro Gonzales. In his message, he stated that the seafarers are all welcome in their office and that they will work hard to serve the modern-day heroes of the country.
But aside from the entertainment, it was also an educational event for everyone courtesy of the talks from representatives of different sponsors.
United Filipino Seafarers yearly organizes this event not only to celebrate the International Seafarer’s Day but also to give recognition and joy to every seafarer.