Stories written by Agent Tinig

IMO supports energy-efficient shipping in PH

A national workshop on the implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships was recently held in Manila on February 23-24, 2017, which aims to capacitate maritime training institutes to introduce the topic of ship energy-efficiency into their teaching curriculum. Participants from various na­tional maritime universities, shipping colleges and institutes attended […]

Posted by: on May 30, 2017 read more

How our seafarers should look at the offshore market crisis

Most of us know for a fact that the offshore industry had been thriving very well when it started booming about more than a decade ago. So that it was not a surprise that our seafarers working on offshore vessels did really enjoy the perks of high wages and short contract periods. Compared to the […]

Posted by: on May 30, 2017 read more

Heavy marine fuel spilled during bunker operations of bulk carrier at Skagen Anchorage

     Heavy marine fuel spilled during bunker operations of Bulgarian bulk carrier Koznitza from motor tanker Aalbong on Skagen Anchorage in Denmark. The accident occurred on May 27 in the early morning and was confirmed by the local authorities. After the fuel leak was noticed by the officers of the ships, the bunkering operation […]

Posted by: on May 30, 2017 read more

HMM Co. Ltd. eyes losses in 2018 as it salvages bankrupt Hanjin

            FOR some who see it as domino effect, South Korea’s biggest sea carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. is eyeing loss in the first half of 2018 as the container-shipping industry attempts to recover from Hanjin Shipping Co.’s bankruptcy and years of excess capacity. In a recent report by Bloomberg, […]

Posted by: on May 29, 2017 read more

Cacdac implements 24/7 round-the-clock service of OWWA to OFWs

The newly installed administrator of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), former Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) chief Hans Leo Cacdac, has one thing in mind on how he will do his job as OWWA administrator—to service the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) 24/7 round the clock. The new administrator, the youngest to head the OWWA […]

Posted by: on May 29, 2017 read more

POSH 16th SeaStaff Seminar: “Excellence Through Safety”

Being consistent on empowering its crew, PACC Offshore Services Holdings INC (POSH) has recently concluded a 3-day informative Sea Staff Seminar on March 8 – 10, 2017 at the Heritage Hotel. More than 50 attendees, composed of PACC and POSH Of­ficers both Filipino and foreign crews, have actively participated in the dis­cussions and activities. Having […]

Posted by: on May 25, 2017 read more