Stories written by Agent Tinig

Port of Rotterdam Aims to Set Up Multifuel Bunker Station

The Port of Rotterdam has set sights on a new multifuel bunker station for the refueling of LNG and other cleaner fuels. The port authority has signed a letter of intent with PitPoint.LNG, a joint venture formed by PitPoint clean fuels and Primagaz Nederland BV, to investigate the realization of such a project. Krabbegors/Duivelseiland at Dordrecht Inland Seaport has […]

Posted by: on Oct 18, 2017 read more

On the Ambulance Chasing Law

The banner story of the Tinig ng Marino in NovemberDecember 2010 issue was about the UNHOLY ALLIANCE of ambulance chasers, arbiters and arbitrators, fake medical doctors and even insurance companies. For years, Tinig ng Marino has been exposing the UNHOLY ALLIANCE not only in this newspaper but also in our television show and radio program. […]

Posted by: on Oct 18, 2017 read more

UNHOLY ALLIANCE : Court rules against claim of death benefi t claims for non-work-related cause

RUTH CERVANTES Can the heirs of a deceased seafarer claim death benefits when death occurs aft er repatriation? Is liver cancer a work-related illness? Th e Court of Appeals answered both questions in the negative in the case of Maximina Mabute v. National Labor Relations Commission and Bright Maritime Corporation. The decision was elevated to […]

Posted by: on Oct 18, 2017 read more

THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE Cargo Safeway president seeks sanction for suspended lawyer who represented complainant

Capt. Reynaldo Casareo, president of Cargo Safeway, Inc. filed an administrative action against Atty. Rebene C. Carrera for representing its erstwhile employee in a labor suit while the lawyer is suspended. The complaint-affidavit of Capt. Casareo was filed before and was received by the Office of the BarConfidant of the Supreme Court on 15 December […]

Posted by: on Oct 18, 2017 read more

THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE : Supreme Court upholds CA ruling on Requirement for Third Doctor’s Opinion in case of conflict of between Findings of Company Physician and Seafarer’s Physician

The First Division of the Supreme Court issued a Resolution dated July 3, 2017, which DENIED the petition for review on certiorari filed by seafarer Dexter De Andres. De Andres assailed the Decision of the Court of Appeals, denying his claim for permanent and total disability because he failed to seek the opinion of a third […]

Posted by: on Oct 16, 2017 read more

US Coast Guard calls to take Cyber Security seriously

In order to avoid regulation, the US Coast Guard (USCG) advices the maritime industry to take cyber security seriously, in the recent Safety@Sea conference held at Singapore. The message is following the continuous advancements or innovations in the industry like autonomous vessels. In his keynote, Rear Admiral John P. Nadeau of USCG, discusses the influence […]

Posted by: on Oct 13, 2017 read more

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