Stories written by Agent Tinig

Kongsberg Maritime announces plans to build an autonomous container ship

Kongsberg Maritime, in cooperation with a Norwegian fertilizer manufacturer, Yara International, has revealed their plans to build an autonomous, electric container ship ner ship. Yara Birkeland, is claimed to be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. The said ship will be specially designed to deliver YARA’s products from their […]

Posted by: on Jun 29, 2017 read more

Norwegian Joy Christened in Shanghai

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, was christened today in a ceremony held onboard the vessel in Shanghai. “After years spent carefully designing this amazing vessel, my team and I are both proud and thrilled to finally christen the world’s first cruise ship custom-designed for the wonderful people […]

Posted by: on Jun 28, 2017 read more

Piracy attack in Asia reduced in 2017’s Q1

There’s a slight reduction of piracy incidents that transpired in Asia in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last 2016, according to Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP). In its April 2017 report, ReCAAP said that the minimal decrease of recorded piracy incidents […]

Posted by: on Jun 28, 2017 read more

Owners Favor Delaying of BWMS Installation

The fast approaching implementation date of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) has stirred up a number of questions among shipowners who will be required to install approved ballast water treatment systems starting from September 8, 2017. Under the terms of the Convention, which was adopted in 2004 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), ships will be required to manage their […]

Posted by: on Jun 27, 2017 read more

A Review on Philippine Maritime Higher Education

Have we not noticed that most Maritime Training Centers and Schools were again inspected and audited by a team from EMSA (European Maritime Safety Agency)? Was this merely a coincidence that our own Pres. Digong has a “bitter” relationship with the European Union (EU)? Or from the former’s big mouth as EU de Pota gid. […]

Posted by: on Jun 27, 2017 read more

Paano Pumili ng Negosyo

Sa Facebook, sinulat ni PP: Mayroon akong Php 200K para magnegosyo pero wala akong ideya kung anong klaseng negosyo ang papasukin ko. Mayroon akong puwesto na malapit sa Municipal Road. Talagang kailangan ko ng inyong tulong dahil ayokong pumunta sa abroad at mapalayo sa aking pamilya. Talagang ikakatuwa ko kung matutulungan ninyo ako o kung […]

Posted by: on Jun 27, 2017 read more