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Open letter to the President

The United Filipino Seafarers Federation with its 43,000 members, are deeply grateful for the policy reform directions that are happening now under your administration for the first time in the history of Philippine maritime industry governance. Straight path to reforms We appreciate your Executive Order No. 75 issued on April 30, 2012, empowering the DOTC, […]

Posted by: on May 28, 2013 read more

How to avoid investment scams

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INVESTMENT SCAMS   Atty. Lalaine P. Monserate Compliance and Enforcement Department     Securities defined Securities are shares, participation or interests in a corporation or in a commercial enterprise or profit-making venture and evidenced by a certificate, contract, instrument, whether written or electronic in character.  It includes: (a) Shares of stock, bonds, debentures, notes, evidences […]

Posted by: on May 24, 2013 read more

Maritime Community Assembles for Shipping and the Law 2012 (Italy)

Studio Legale Lauro announces that the Shipping and the Law conference, will once again be held in Naples, Italy on Monday 08 October 2012. This unique event brings together leading figures in Italian shipowning, finance and maritime law community with their international industry counterparts to debate and discuss pressing industry issues. This year, the proceedings […]

Posted by: on Oct 06, 2012 read more

Malaysia Aims to Become Global Player in Shipbuilding Industry

Malaysia has what it takes to emerge as a global player in the shipbuilding/ship repairing (SBSR) industry, given its features, advantages and competencies. The industry is a key contributor to the nation’s economy, generating RM7.05 bil. of revenues in 2011 and employing 20,000 people. Ten projects approved in Malaysia related to shipbuilding, ship repairing and […]

Posted by: on Oct 06, 2012 read more

Rage at human error in HK sea crash

HONG KONG — When two boats filled with people collided on Hong Kong’s busy waterways, the impact knocked a hole in one vessel’s engine room and the water poured in too fast to stop the boat from sinking. Passengers struggled to find life vests and dozens drowned in the turbulent waters. Rather than rush to […]

Posted by: on Oct 05, 2012 read more

Ferry in HK crash passed inspection, says owner

HONG KONG — An official with the ferry company involved in a collision that killed 38 people said Wednesday that the vessel passed inspection recently, but he had no details about how the crash occurred. Nelson Ng, general manager of Hong Kong and Kowloon (Ferry) Holdings, said the company has not been able to talk […]

Posted by: on Oct 05, 2012 read more

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