THE MAKINGS OF AN OUTSTANDING EMPLOYER -OSM MARITIME SERVICES INC.

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OSM Maritime Services Inc. has been in the manning and shipping business for 28 years and for more than two decades has attributed its success to its valuable and primary asset — its people! “IT’S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE!  is OSM’s motto and the guiding light that governs its vision of being a long term partner […]

Posted by: on Jul 16, 2018 read more

Coast Guard, NBI thwart human smuggling on board cruise ship in Bataan

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139 persons were successfully rescued from a joint anti-human smuggling operations under the lead of the National Coast Watch Center together with the Philippine Coast Guard and the National Bureau of Investigation after apprehending a 5,746 Gross-Tonned old cruise/passenger ship bound for Micronesia registered as “M/V Forever Lucky” with 41 crew onboard at 1AM today, […]

Posted by: on Jul 03, 2018 read more

156 Motorboat Handlers / Operators / Fisher folks Receive Free Training from NMP

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The National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP), as part of its poverty-free zone program thrust, conducted for free, the Basic Safety Training for Motorboat Handlers/ Operators / Fisher folks with Typhoon Preparedness (MBHOF) to one hundred fifty-six (156) motorboat handlers / operators / fisher folk’s participants on 04-05 June 2018 at the Judgebar Restobar, Victory, Abuyog Leyte.  […]

Posted by: on Jul 02, 2018 read more

UFS Revels Day of the Seafarers 2018

HUNDREDS of seafarers flocked Kalaw St. in Ermita, Manila for the yearly celebration of the ‘Day of the Seafarers’ last June 26 to 28, 2018, keenly organized by the United Filipino Seafarers, the country’s known vanguard for the protection of Filipino seamen’s rights, and in cooperation with the Luneta Seafarers’ Welfare Foundation (LUSWELF). The 3-day […]

Posted by: on Jun 26, 2018 read more

Settle P24M unliquidated cash advances, PCG told

The Commission on Audit (CoA) has ordered active and separated officers of the Philippin e Coast Guard (PCG) to immediately settle or refund their unliquidated cash advances totaling more than P24 million or face sanctions. In a report released over the weekend, the CoA also revealed that the Coast Guard may have wasted P26 million […]

Posted by: on Jun 25, 2018 read more

‘Majority of retired seafarers end up broke’

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EVEN as the seafaring industry provides one of the best compensation for its workers, majority or more than 50 percent of Filipino seafarers do not live a good or comfortable life or even ended up broke after retirement because of lack of career planning. Capt. Gaudencio Morales, president, Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines (ISP) disclosed […]

Posted by: on Jun 19, 2018 read more

PH firm Shiptek sees $4-T logistics market

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Shiptek Solutions Corp., a software development company sees better prospect in digital logistics, as the global shipping and logistics market will reach $4.1 trillion this year. Shiptek Founder and CEO Eugenio Ynion, Jr. said shipping and logistics market will reach $4 trillion or $4.1 trillion because the economies in the world are growing. He said […]

Posted by: on Jun 19, 2018 read more

DoH bares P8.1-B anomalous project

THE Department of Health (DoH) said it has uncovered anomalies in the multi-billion peso Barangay Health Station (BHS) project of the previous administration. The P8.1-billion project was supposed to build 5,700 barangay (village) health stations to ensure the access of barangay residents to primary care, using public elementary schools as base stations. “Heads will roll. […]

Posted by: on Jun 19, 2018 read more

  THE MAKINGS OF AN OUTSTANDING EMPLOYER -OSM MARITIME SERVICES INC.

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OSM Maritime Services Inc. has been in the manning and shipping business for 28 years and for more than two decades has attributed its success to its valuable and primary asset — its people! “IT’S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE!  is OSM’s motto and the guiding light that governs its vision of being a long term partner […]

Posted by: on Jul 16, 2018 read more

Shipping industry bullish on investments

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Global shipping companies expect to invest more this year and next, on the back of continuous expansion of global trade. The World Trade Organization (WTO) forecasts that merchandise trade will grow 4.4 percent year-on-year in 2018, after expanding 4.7 percent in 2017. Growth is forecast to reach 4.0 percent in 2019, it said. This is […]

Posted by: on Jun 19, 2018 read more

PH receives its largest port equipment

ICTSI to boost flagship operation with new cranes International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the Philippines’ leading international trading gateway, is now capable of handling the world’s largest container ships after taking delivery of three new cranes–a pair of Neo-Panamax quay cranes and a Post-Panamax quay crane–on Thursday, June […]

Posted by: on Jun 12, 2018 read more

Wind power to help decarbonize shipping

The shipping industry is exploring the use of wind power to help protect the environment. However, while shipping companies abroad can afford to do so, the Philippine shipping industry must first focus on upgrading its ships. In addition, wind powered ships may not be as feasible in the country due to the lack of wind […]

Posted by: on Jun 12, 2018 read more

Maritime Philippines in international shipping

Last week I participated in the Round Table Discussions (RTD) for international shipping convened by the National Coast Watch Council (NCWC) and the Movement for Maritime Philippines (MMP) and where I had the rare chance of meeting Ambassador Carlos C. Salinas, erstwhile Philippine envoy to Spain and now International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ambassador. As envoy to […]

Posted by: on Jun 08, 2018 read more

Bimco launches maritime reporting model

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (Bimco) formally launched last week the Maritime Reporting Model (MRM) for ship masters that reportedly reduces the administrative workload associated with port calls by eighty percent. Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, Bimco president and CEO of dry bulk shipping company Common Progress says, “using one documents for all transactions reduces substantially the […]

Posted by: on Jun 08, 2018 read more

‘Mergers, tie-ups give seafarers hope’

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When shipping took a down turn in 2008, one of the hardest hit was the containerization industry. Its recovery was excruciatingly slow and even a decade after the global economic crisis, shipping is still suffering as a result of over tonnage and over building from prior years. Ships are still being sold and companies are […]

Posted by: on May 29, 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

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