Stories written by Agent Tinig

Diana Containerships Slashes Q3 Loss

                          Greek container shipping company Diana Containerships has managed to trim its USD 126.8 million net loss reported in the third quarter of 2016, reducing it to USD 8.7 million in the third quarter of this year. The loss for the third quarter of […]

Posted by: on Nov 18, 2017 read more

Wison, Shanghai Electric Team Up on Floating LNG Power Barge

                    Wison Offshore & Marine and Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group are looking to join efforts in medium to large-scale floating LNG power generation barge, with regards to its product development, global marketing and technical services. The parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on strategic cooperation […]

Posted by: on Nov 18, 2017 read more

A Seaman’s Life

    Generally, it is one’s dream to see the world free. Once upon a time, a young boy like me dreamed to become a seaman—a navigator and an officer of an international vessel that may have the chance to explore the vast oceans to see other countries. To know what it was like in […]

Posted by: on Nov 01, 2017 read more

The Shadows behind My White School Uniform

  As self-indulgent and childish as I have been, school uniform was given so much consideration in choosing my dream; the one which metaphors intelligence, dexterity, fame and wealth. Oblivious of what it would bring, I chose the course with the identifying look, a white school uniform which I thought was the most stunning. Later […]

Posted by: on Oct 28, 2017 read more

The Alliance sets fund in case of member bankruptcy

The Alliance has reported that the group has set aside an insolvency contingency fund amounting to $50M in case one of its members suffers financial distress, like what happened to Hanjin Shipping. The fund’s purpose is to protect customer’s cargo and the ocean transportation chain, if ever an insolvency event occurs to the members’ carriers. […]

Posted by: on Oct 28, 2017 read more

International Seafarers Welfare Awards now open for nominations

This year’s International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) awards is now open for nominations for the following awards categories: Shipping Company of the Year Seafarer Centre of the Year Port of the Year Dr Dierk Lindemann Welfare Personality of the Year The said nomination encourages the seafarers to voice out their thoughts about individuals, […]

Posted by: on Oct 28, 2017 read more

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