Stories written by Agent Tinig

Seafarer abductions in southern Philippines remains top concern-ReCAAP

Abductions of crew by terrorists in the southern Philippines remain the top concern for Asian anti-piracy body ReCAAP, despite a quiet in incidents since May, 2017. Philippines Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf turned to kidnapping ship’s crews for ransom in the Sulu and Celebes Seas in the south of the country. Releasing its half-year report […]

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REINTEGRATION FOR SEAFARERS AND MIGRANT WORKERS

Overseas employment is temporary. No matter how stable the company, host country, or position of our migrant workers may seem, there will always be a possibility that our migrant workers may be confronted with stringent immigration policies, labor nationalization, contractual obligation, or crisis within the host country, i.e., war, disasters, economic recession or diplomatic conflicts, […]

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Smoking and Cancer

Each individual’s DNA is the backbone of his body’s constitution. DNA dictates the way the cells of the body grow and function. Damage to one’s DNA may be brought about by exposure to poisons and radiation. This can eventually lead to uncontrollable growth creating cancerous tumors. HOW DOES TOBACCO EXPOSURE THROUGH SMOKING CAUSE CANCER? Many […]

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IT’S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE EMPOWERING PEOPLE

In this day and age, in the midst of rapid advancement in technology and modernization, SUCCESS is equated with the organic growth of a company and the expansion of its business platforms and services. Nonetheless, it is fascinating to note that it is also during this frenzied time that various companies globally regardless of size […]

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The Amendments to SOLAS 2020

To raise the damage stability requirements for passenger vessels in the event of flooding caused by a collision, IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) adopted amendments to SOLAS 2020. These changes used as a ground work, a series of EU and EMSA funded join research projects manage by academics, shipyards, ship operators, owners, classification societies and […]

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PCG takes over security operations in all seaports, ships

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) no longer hold the jurisdiction to man the over 1,600 private and public ports in the country, as the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has announced recently that they will take-over the security supervision of ports and shipping throughout the country. In a recently released order […]

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