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August 24th, 2012 MARINA OIC confident in producing more competent Filipino Seafarers in the future

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) officer-in-charge Nicasio Conti recently assured international shipping companies that the Philippine government is keen on continuously producing more qualified and competent seafarers.

July 2nd, 2012 Crossworld Marine Services Inc. holds dinner for loyal and new clients at Posidonia 2012

Athens, Greece - Crossworld Marine Services Inc., one of the top crew management service providers in the shipping industry recently hosted a party not only for its loyal clients but also for shipping executives and friends, where everyone enjoyed the good atmosphere and the spectacular sunset view of the Attica Sea.

June 28th, 2012 New museum exhibits Philippines’s maritime history

Manila, Philippines - The Philippines has been known to be the home to millions of seafarers currently sailing around the world which inspired the city of Pasay to open a new museum that showcases the rich maritime history of the country over the past decades.

June 25th, 2012 Filipino seafarers no longer required to present OECs in NAIA

Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) has recently announced that Filipino Seafarers are no longer required to present their Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) in the country’s international airports.

June 5th, 2012 Aquino promises to keep Filipino seafarers safe

Manila, Philippines – President Benigno Simeon Aquino III recently vowed to look after the welfare of Filipino seafarers especially their safety.

May 31st, 2012 IMO to establish guidelines on shipping vessels with armed guards

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) wants to establish new standards on the current trend of employing armed guards on merchant ships as a form of protection from pirates to ensure that they abide international law.

May 28th, 2012 Day of Seafarers to be celebrated this month

June 25th of each year is recognized worldwide as the “Day of the Seafarer” which recognizes the invaluable contribution of seafarers to international trade and its important role in the world economy.

May 2nd, 2012 Filipino Seafarers advised to take MLC

Manila, Philippines – Capt. Ireneo Delos Santos, a member of the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) marine deck officers’ board member advised his fellow board members to undergo their maritime learning course (MLC) even if they already have plenty of seafaring experience.