PCG asks ship skippers in Mactan Channel mishap to submit marine protest in 24 hours

The skippers of the two shipping companies involved in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel have been directed by the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station (PCG Cebu) to submit their respective marine protest within 24 hours. Commander Dionlett Ampil of PCG Cebu said he will also set this week a meeting with the ship captains […]

Posted by: on Feb 19, 2017 read more

Getting to know the New PCG Chief: CDRE Joel S. Garcia

It takes a great tough man to be a commandant, armored with integrity and aptitude, Commodore Joel Sarsiban Garcia takes on the challenge of being the new Officer-in-Charge of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). Born on June 1, 1964, Commodore Joel Garcia or Hajji Muhammad Abdul Aziz Bin Yusuf, has his roots from Bago City, […]

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Philippine Coast Guard will recruit four thousand new members from different part of the country this year. Department of Budget and Management already approved the fund after PCG has proved that the organization is indeed of more work force. COMMO JOEL S GARCIA PCG Ph.D.,H.D Al-Haj, PCG’s officer-in-charge announced that the new four thousand members […]

Posted by: on Feb 18, 2017 read more

MABUBURA NA SA MAPA ANG MARINONG PILIPINO! Pupulutin na tayo sa kangkungan

                    Sangayon, China na ang NUMERO UNO na nagpapadala ng marino sa barko. Pinalitan na sa pwestong NUMERO UNO ang Marinong Pilipino. Sa mga nababasa kong post sa Facebook, may mga tripulanteng Pilipino na pinapalitan ng Chinese, Indonesian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Indiano, Burmese at ibat-ibang […]

Posted by: on Feb 17, 2017 read more

10 sugatan nang hampasin ng alon ang isang fast craft sa Oriental Mindoro

Sampu ang nasugatan matapos hampasin ng malalaking alon ang fast craft na Ocean Jet 12 habang naglalayag patungong Calapan Port sa Oriental Mindoro. Ayon kay Coast Guard spokesperson Commander Armand Balilo, galing Batangas ang Ocean Jet 12 at papalapit na sa Calapan Port nang biglang bayuhin ng malalakas na alon. Nabasag ang salamin at pinto […]

Posted by: on Feb 16, 2017 read more

UFS gives aid to hundreds of ‘fooled’ students

THE United Filipino Seafarers (UFS) once again sharpened its spear against unaccredited and opportunist maritime schools after it extended its pro bono assistance to 114 maritime students that were allegedly deceived by a maritime school in San Fernando, Pampanga. The said number of students, who finished the 3rd year in Bachelor of Science in Marine […]

Posted by: on Feb 16, 2017 read more

Phillipines President Duterte asks China for help against piracy

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has come out to openly suggest that China send assets help in the fight against Islamic State-linked militants in not only its troubled southern region but also in other commercially critical trade lanes such as the Malacca Straits, wires and local media reported. Local reports quoted him as saying at a […]

Posted by: on Feb 10, 2017 read more

UFS graces PAMTCI Convention

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  The United Filipino Seafarers (UFS) is among the panelists in the recently concluded “Consultative Meeting with Stakeholders on Quality Training Through Minimum Standardized Course Fees in Safety Courses” of the Philippine Association of Maritime Training Centers, Inc. (PAMTCI) held on February 9, 2017 at the AMOSUP Convention Hall in Intramuros, Manila. Representatives from various […]

Posted by: on Feb 09, 2017 read more

South Korean court declares Hanjin Shipping bankrupt

SEOUL: A South Korean court declared Hanjin Shipping bankrupt on Friday (Feb 17), after ruling earlier this month that the firm’s liquidation value would be worth more than its value as a going concern. Hanjin Shipping, which had been the world’s seventh-largest container shipper, applied for court receivership in late August after its creditor banks […]

Posted by: on Feb 18, 2017 read more

Norwegian Cruise Line Announce Order Of Four Next Generation Of Extraordinary Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. today announced it has reached an agreement with Fincantieri S.p.A. to construct the next generation of extraordinary ships for its Norwegian Cruise Line brand. Four ships are on order for delivery in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025, with an option for two additional ships to be delivered in 2026 and […]

Posted by: on Feb 18, 2017 read more

World’s First Conversion Of Container Ship To Duel Fuel Propulsion

  The first class renewal of our MV WES AMELIE has been successfully completed end of last November. Beside the general renewal works also the first pre-arrangements for the modification to LNG have been settled. At the foreship, in the area of the forthcoming tank position, several pipes and cableways have already been relocated. Furthermore […]

Posted by: on Feb 16, 2017 read more

Australia And Fiji Work Together To Fix Maritime Navigation Equipment Damaged By Tropical Cyclone Winston

In February 2016, Fiji suffered the devastating effects of Tropical Cyclone Winston. The cyclone caused significant damage to the infrastructure of Fiji, including to a number of maritime aids to navigation and lighthouse sites. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has worked closely with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) to install new navigation […]

Posted by: on Feb 14, 2017 read more

First Partnership Agreement In Kuwait To Reduce CO2 Emissions Signed By Maersk Line And EQUATE

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, and Maersk Line signed a partnership agreement to decrease CO2 emissions in ocean transportation. The agreement, which is the first of its kind in Kuwait, is based on EQUATE’s and Maersk Line’s Sustainability priorities that include the shared vision to protect and safeguard the environment by decreasing […]

Posted by: on Feb 14, 2017 read more

PortMiami Hits Global Cruise Passenger Milestone

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Florida’s PortMiami has set a global record in cruise passenger numbers, having welcomed almost 5 million guests in 2016,local media reported. During the 2016 cruise season, the port saw 4.98 million multi-day passengers, a 1.5 percent rise from 4.91 million guests processed in 2015. The rise is in line with the annual growth trend in cruise […]

Posted by: on Feb 13, 2017 read more

UGS objective – maintaining Greek shipping’s leading status in maritime affairs

The Greek government and seafarers unions are failing to utilise the largest shipping fleet in the world as the country struggles to overcome its economic crisis and the high level of unemployment according the shipowners. In a broadside launched at the government and workers unions, the president of the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), Theodore […]

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2017 read more

Torvald Klaveness Selects ABB’s Octopus Marine Software To Help Comply With Emissions Regulations

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software will be installed on three new Torvald Klaveness vessels to help them meet incoming emissions regulations. The OCTOPUS reporting software is compliant with the IMO Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) and supports future European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) rules. OCTOPUS gathers information from onboard sensors and gives insight […]

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2017 read more

Tinig ng Marino 122 – THE GREEK CONNECTION

Tinig ng Marino Jan.-Feb 2017 ((Page 1 – 20) Tinig ng Marino Jan.-Feb 2017 ((Page 21 – 40) Tinig ng Marino Jan.-Feb 2017 ((Page 41 – 64)  

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Tinig ng Marino NOV – DEC 2016

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Tinig ng marino 119 – Global Shipping Overrun by ‘Zombie’ Vessels

Tinig ng Marino july – august 2016

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Tinig ng marino 118 – THE MARINA COUNTDOWN TO DOOMSDAY 2017

Tinig ng Marino May – June 2016

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Tinig ng marino 117 – Stakeholders to Mejia: Why not an IMO Model Course? No More Needless Complications and Misplaced Innovations in Maritime Education

Tinig ng Marino March – April 2016

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