TORM signs a fleet agreement to install Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 47 product tankers

TORM, an international product tanker owner and operator based in Denmark, will retrofit 36 Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems within its existing fleet and fit PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 11 newbuilds. Alfa Laval will provide large-flow ballast water treatment systems for 36 vessels between 2019 and 2024. TORM is a product tanker company […]

Posted by: on Sep 18, 2018 read more

20 maritime students vie for 2018 TOMSP

The search for the Ten Outstanding Maritime Student of the Philippines (TOMSP), an annual search for the best maritime students in the country is now open. Jo Mari Hieras, TOMSP 2018 Search Director said the TOMSP is looking for the best maritime students in academics, extracurricular and leadership engagement, and service to their community and family. Hieras, an awardee of TOMSP 2013 […]

Posted by: on Sep 13, 2018 read more

UFS upset in continuous drop of seafarers’ deployment

THE country’s known union of maritime professionals with 57,000 strong members, the United Filipino Seafarers (UFS) has expressed its shock in the unceasing drop of Filipino seafarer deployment from 2016 until 2017. UFS President Engr. Nelson Ramirez, in a statement said that in December2017, the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) logged 378,072 deployed sea-based workers, […]

Posted by: on Sep 12, 2018 read more

The making of a merchant marine officer

ATTY. BRENDA PIMENTEL One issue, which prominently figures in maritime discussions in this archipelago, pertains to the Filipino seafarer. One moment he is esteemed and appreciated for the considerable dollar remittances he sends back to the country, which help, prop up the economy. He offers a sense of pride to the country. At another time […]

Posted by: on Sep 11, 2018 read more

A GREAT PLACE TO STAY’- FOR SEAFARERS AND THEIR FAMILIES

City Garden Suites, Hotel in Manila sits right in the heart of Manila as a benchmark of convenience and business-class comfort. The 142-room 3-star hotel is committed to providing perfect accommodations for business and leisure travelers seeking a home away from home at a reasonable value. Luxurious beddings, spacious rooms and suites Complimentary high-speed wireless internet […]

Posted by: on Sep 06, 2018 read more

NMP and Marina ink deal on sharing resources

With the aim of strengthening cooperation towards the development and implementation of quality training programs for seafarers in the domestic trade, the National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP) and the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) Central Office forged a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently. The agreement also hopes to attain international competitiveness as well as conduct of continuous […]

Posted by: on Sep 06, 2018 read more

PPA registers P5.31-B net income in 7 months

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted a net income of P5.316 billion for the first seven months of 2018, a decline of 4.78 percent from P5.583 billion posted during the same period last year. PPA Performance report showed that the lower net income in the first seven months of the year was mainly due to […]

Posted by: on Sep 04, 2018 read more

Pinay seafarers as marine officers eyed

The Associated Marine Officers’ and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines (Amosup) sees a wide prospect for Filipina seafarers filling in the shortage of officers in the world merchant fleet. Dr. Conrado F. Oca, Amosup Chairman said Amosup is pushing for more Filipina seafarers to be deployed in international vessels. He recognized the strength of Filipina […]

Posted by: on Sep 04, 2018 read more

MORE SEAFARERS ARE HELD HOSTAGE

The number of seafarers held hostage by pirates has increased sharply over the first half of 2018, according to a new report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). During the first six months of the year, a total of 102 seafarers were taken hostage – up from 63 over the same period in 2017. […]

Posted by: on Sep 19, 2018 read more

STCW ‘failing to deliver’ on crew competence

The STCW Convention is failing to serve as a suffi cient standard to satisfy some operators of the competence of key crew members, a leading training company has warned. Mark Woodhead, EMEA senior vice-president with KVH, said come oil companies and major industry associations are pushing for alternative systems to ensure that seafarers do have […]

Posted by: on Sep 19, 2018 read more

TORM signs a fleet agreement to install Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 47 product tankers

TORM, an international product tanker owner and operator based in Denmark, will retrofit 36 Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems within its existing fleet and fit PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 11 newbuilds. Alfa Laval will provide large-flow ballast water treatment systems for 36 vessels between 2019 and 2024. TORM is a product tanker company […]

Posted by: on Sep 18, 2018 read more

ICTSI Basra increases capacity of Iraq port

International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) said the infrastructure development in the Port of Umm Qasr in Iraq allowed larger ships to call and brought significant benefits to importers in the country. ICTSI’s subsidiary, Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), said the ability of the Port of Umm Qasr to receive direct calls from larger container vessels was […]

Posted by: on Sep 12, 2018 read more

MOL to issue Japan’s 1st green bonds

TOKYO: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) announced last August 7 a plan to issue green bonds (its 20th and 21st series unsecured corporate bonds) through a public offering in Japan’s domestic market. Green bonds are used to raise funds for businesses aimed at protecting and improving the environment. MOL established the […]

Posted by: on Sep 04, 2018 read more

Secure shipping promoted in workshop

Shipping forms the backbone of world trade, transporting around 80% of global trade by volume. No other method of mass transportation is as cost-effective or fuel-efficient. Each day, around 50,000 merchant ships deliver the things people need and want — from food, to clothes, fuel, raw materials, electronics, medication and more. The security of maritime […]

Posted by: on Aug 07, 2018 read more

New tech chosen for ocean project

TOKYO: Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. announced recently, that their proposed joint demonstration project related to the safety of vessels’ auto berthing and un-berthing was selected for Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT)’s 2018 autonomous vessel demonstration project. Human errors account for 80% of marine accidents, and since automated and autonomous operations […]

Posted by: on Aug 07, 2018 read more

Shipping companies worry over sulfur cap

About 70,000 ships, including hundreds of vessels in the Philippines, will be affected by the imposition of the global sulphur cap by 2020, according to the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The IMO, a specialized agency of the United Nations, imposed a 2020 deadline for shipping companies to reduce the sulfur content of marine fuel to […]

Posted by: on Aug 07, 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