MOL’s new maritime academy in Ph to open in August

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) President & CEO Junichiro Ikeda announced recently that the establishment of MOL Magsaysay Maritime Academy Inc. in Salitran, Dasmariñas City has acquired the official approval from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), clearing the way for its opening in August. The Academy is MOL’s joint project with Magsaysay Maritime Corporation […]

Posted by: on May 15, 2018 read more

Filipino seaman lost in fishing vessel mishap

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A Filipino seaman on board a Taiwanese fishing vessel has gone missing after he was swept overboard into the sea by big waves during a stormy night in the Indian Ocean. Initial reports reaching the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) identified the missing seafarer as Bernard “Robin” Cayunda, who fell overboard together with another Filipino, […]

Posted by: on May 15, 2018 read more

New Marina chief warns officials vs corruption

NEWLY appointed Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) Administrator Rey Leonardo Guerrero has called on officials and employees of the agency to always strive for excellence in the performance of their duties and responsibilities and serve the transacting public with integrity and high degree of professionalism. Guerrero challenged them to live up to the highest level of […]

Posted by: on May 15, 2018 read more

UFS Supports new MARINA chief-players

Maritime stakeholders reiterated their support to retired Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero as the new administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) even as they advised him to fill up key vacancies in the agency with people of known competence and expertise in running the affairs of the agency. The 53,000-strong United Filipino Seafarers […]

Posted by: on Apr 24, 2018 read more

BLAME-SHIFTING IN SEAFARER’S LABOR CASES

“Aanhin pa ang damo kung patay na ang kabayo.”  Never mind if the seafarer dies before he receives compensation. A popular Filipino saying that applies directly to the possible  legal effect of ANGKLA’s  bill (House Bill No. 5430) that seeks to delay the execution of  the favorable judgment from the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) […]

Posted by: on Apr 21, 2018 read more

Seafarer ‘Protection Act’ shields ship owners, not seafarers

  Filipinos are the most mistreated seafarers on the high seas. They work long hours every single day on tankers and cargo and cruise ships far away from their families for long periods of time for little money. When Filipino crew members are injured and disabled in accidents or due to the cumulative trauma caused […]

Posted by: on Apr 21, 2018 read more

Justice for Seafarers?

Initial results of SRI’s research on seafarers Initial results of the first major survey undertaken by Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) into the experiences of seafarers facing criminal charges have thrown up worrying claims that seafarers are subjected to unfair treatment and feel intimidated by policing authorities around the world, and that they are not provided […]

Posted by: on Apr 21, 2018 read more

Former AFP chief Guerrero now new MARINA administrator

The President has ordered Guerrero to report for work at the MARINA next week, saying its top post has been long been vacant. “I had to extend your services because of what was ongoing war in Mindanao, specifically ‘yung Marawi. Kaya ‘yung MARINA, ‘yung director, ang silya doon multo na ang nakaupo [So in the […]

Posted by: on Apr 19, 2018 read more

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Remains in the Red

Lower charter rates pushed Navig8 Chemical Tankers deeper into loss in the first quarter of this year. For the three months ended March 31, 2018, the company reported net loss of USD USD 4.2 million, compared to a net loss of USD 1.2 million seen in the corresponding period a year earlier. As explained, the […]

Posted by: on May 14, 2018 read more

Oil Spill Now Larger Than Paris Ravages Indonesian Island, 5 Dead

A satellite image dated April 1 shows the extent of area that is covered with crude oil from an undersea pipe leakage in Balikpapan Bay.Indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency / BNPB.   An oil spill in Borneo that began over the past weekend has now spread across an area greater than the city of Paris […]

Posted by: on Apr 22, 2018 read more

United States Court of Appeals,District of Columbia Circuit. Carlos MARINO, Appellant v. DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION, as a Component of the Department of Justice, Appellee.

  No. 10–5354.  Decided: July 13, 2012 Before: SENTELLE, Chief Judge, BROWN and GRIFFITH, Circuit Judges.P. Sebastian Ruiz, Student Counsel, argued the cause as amicus curiae in support of appellant. With him on the briefs were Steven H. Goldblatt, appointed by the court, Doug Keller and Nilam A. Sanghvi, Supervisory Attorneys, and Zach Perez, Student […]

Posted by: on Apr 21, 2018 read more

Singapore’s Maritime industry all set for bigger goals

      The new road map to ready Singapore’s maritime industry for the future comes with ambitious goals. The Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM), launched last Friday, aims to grow the industry’s value-add by $4.5 billion and create more than 5,000 good jobs by 2025. It lays out specific initiatives for Singapore to […]

Posted by: on Mar 21, 2018 read more

Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China’s coast

BEIJING (Reuters) – A tanker carrying Iranian oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping firm was ablaze and spewing cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese freight ship, leaving the tanker’s 32 crew members missing, the Chinese government said. JANUARY 7, 2018 / 1:33 PM / 2 […]

Posted by: on Jan 09, 2018 read more

The world’s largest-ever vessel is all set to go in 2018

Displacing as much water as five aircraft carriers is just one eye-popping statistic that attempts to explain the sheer size of the world’s largest vessel. Construction on Shell RDSA-GB’s huge floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) structure began in 2012 and was finished in July by Samsung’s Heavy Industries in South Korea, before being towed to Australia. […]

Posted by: on Dec 26, 2017 read more

International Rescue Effort Saves Two Sailors

    An international rescue effort including U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen and the Amver participating Handysize tanker Nord Nightingale saved two German sailors who abandoned their burning sailboat approximatley 525 miles east of Port Canaveral, Fla., on Friday, July 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard rescue authorities in Miami, Fla. received a 406 MHz Emergency Position […]

Posted by: on Jul 12, 2017 read more

Ocean Pride Crew Stranded on Dangerous Ship

“We are totally unsafe here… this is a dead ship. Sea water is leaking in the engine room… no facilities… rusty water… If anything happens we will not survive. All will be dead… Please send us home.” This was revealed in a new report into the abuse of seafarers on board the Panamanian-flagged vessel Ocean Pride […]

Posted by: on Jul 06, 2017 read more

Tinig ng Marino 126- MARINA Making Strides

Posted by: on Jan 03, 2018 read more

Tinig ng Marino 125- UFS Triumphs: Board Test Questions Published

Posted by: on Jan 03, 2018 read more