Stories written by Agent Tinig

Singapore Emerges as World’s Top Maritime Capital

BEING a resilient hub and home to the fourth largest fleet in the world, Singapore was hailed by a Norwegian consulting firm to be the world’s top maritime capital. Next is Hamburg in Germany; Oslo, Norway is third; and Shanghai, China came in fourth. . Based in a report of business news channel CNBC, Singapore […]

Posted by: on Jul 04, 2017 read more

Cruise workers lay bare life at sea – revealing how captains like to SPY on passengers having sex (and there’s even a special word for onboard hook-ups)

According to cruise staff, employees also regularly have sex with guests and many ships have a morgue on board because they have so many deaths IT turns out what happens at sea doesn’t always stay at sea, as cruise ship workers have been spilling the beans on what it’s really like to work on the […]

Posted by: on Jul 03, 2017 read more

ICTSI, DOTr launches PH first container barge terminal

  I nternational Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOTr), recently launched the development of the country´s first container roll-on rolloff barge terminal in Tanza, Cavite. To be built on a six-hectare property, the soon-to-be Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT) will facilitate off-the-road seaborn transport of containers between ICTSI’s Manila […]

Posted by: on Jul 03, 2017 read more

PH, US hold coordinated patrol in Sulu Sea

MANILA, Philippines –  The navies of the Philippines and the United States yesterday held a joint naval patrol in the Sulu Sea amid rising international concern about Islamist militancy and piracy in the region. The joint patrols came as government forces fighting Maute militants in Marawi City were blocking potential escape routes of the terrorists […]

Posted by: on Jul 02, 2017 read more

Customs bureau staff in Davao sacked for ‘bribery’

A BUREAU of Customs–Port of Davao employee was relieved his duties Friday, June 23, for allegedly bribery from a foreign seaman that was caught on camera An amateur video showing a customs operations division employee allegedly collecting P1,500 bribe from a foreign seaman was posted on social media and gone viral Wednesday, June 21. Lawyer […]

Posted by: on Jul 01, 2017 read more

In Depth: Re-Emergence of Wind Power in Shipping Industry

A recently published report entitled “Study on the Analysis of Market Potentials & Market Barriers for Wind Propulsion Technologies for Ships” highlights the future potential for wind power in the shipping industry. The report’s principle author, Dagmar Nelissen, Senior Researcher and Consultant at CE Delft, talks to Maritime Holland about the findings. Sustainable technologies are characteristically future-proof. When […]

Posted by: on Jun 30, 2017 read more

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