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The 4th PhilMarine Expo 2017

Exhibitors showed off the latest developments in the Maritime industry in the recently concluded 4th PhilMarine Expo 2017 held at SMX Convention Center Manila. Notable personalities attended the said 3-day event namely, the Secretary of National Defense, Hon. Delfin Lorenzana; United States Ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim; People’s Republic of China Ambassador to the […]

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MPA-Singapore Launches First Smart Port Challenge

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) launched the first Smart Port Challenge to encourage innovation within the maritime sector. The six-month challenge aims to strengthen between organizations and start-ups collaboration and to identify challenges related in digital technologies transformation such as the Internet of things, data analytics, machine learning and block chain. Almost […]

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Sea-based remittances down by 0.6 percent-BSP

The personal remittances of the sea based workers havedecline by 0.6 percent but those working for the land based sector grew 5.9 percent, according to the latest data from Bangko Sentral n Pilipinas (BSP). BSP Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. announced last July 17, 2017, personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) amounted to US$12.6 billion […]

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The ISP Annual Business Competition for Seafarers now on its 3rd year

The annual nationwide Business plan competition project of DOLE-National Reintegration Center for OFW’s in cooperation with the Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines (ISP) is now on its third year. It encourages seafarers and their families to submit a promising business proposal. Exciting cash prize awaits for the best business plan. The competition, dubbed from Seafarers […]

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Fil-Am sailor killed in USS Fitzgerald, PH ship mishap in Japan

A Filipino-American was among the seven fatalities of the collision between a US Navy destroyer and a Philippine flagged vessel off Yokosuoka, Japan, June 18, Sunday morning (Manila Time). The Fil-American crew was identified as Fire Control man 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23 years old, who hailed from Pasig City and is currently […]

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Pacific Basin Staying Clear of Ordering as It Slashes Loss

                      Hong Kong-based dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin will not be exercising its options for newbuilding tonnage as long as the current market conditions remain, the company said. The dry bulker owner has options to purchase 11 Handysize, 3 Supramax and 1 Post-Panamax vessels at […]

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