OUTLOOK 2018: Shipping on course for recovery

A recent article published in Hellenics International Shipping News (December 2017), reports a hopeful 2018 for the industry. We thought to share this valuable worldwide information as follows: “Clouds lifting, calmer seas returning. But the 2018 marine forecast for transpacific and other major shipping trade routes also notes that full recovery from the dark days […]

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO ATTAIN A HEALTHY MARINER’S LIFE

    Cheers to a more prosperous and healthy year ahead! New Year’s resolutions are a bit like babies: They’re fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain. Each January, roughly one in three seafarers resolves to better themselves in some way. A much smaller percentage of these mariners actually make good on those resolutions. While […]

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SUSPENDED! The lawyer that raised seafarer from the dead

A practicing lawyer was suspended by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), after the governing board found out that the respondent has violated some provisions of the Rules of Court being followed in the practice of law. Based on the Resolution No. XXIII-2017-107 released on August 31, 2017 by the IBP-Board of Governors, it […]

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Humility is a Great Virtue (Part 1 of 2)

Our culture believes that humility serves only to help people accept themselves as failures, thus we avoid it as we do anything associated with failure. I am privileged to share the lessons I have learned from this book, “So I’m Not Perfect: A Psychology of Humility,” by Robert Furey. This is relevant and helpful to […]

Posted by: on Mar 10, 2018 read more

MUNTING TAGUMPAY NA NAGBIBIGAY NG BAGONG BUHAY

HINDI NATAPOS NA TERMINO Sa wakas, natuldukan din ang walang humpay na lakwatsa ni Admin. Marcial Amaro. Anuman ang kanyang ginagawang paliwan­ag sa harap ng telebisyon at pahaya­gan, hinding-hindi naniniwala sa kanya si Pres. Rodrigo Duterte kasi sa halos lahat ng talumpati ni Pres. Duterte, ginagawa siyang isang ehemplo ng isang walang kwentang opisyal ng […]

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Combat Tactics at MARINA: Will They Work?

  We are only two months into the new year and 2018 is already proving to be very interesting, starting with former Administrator Amaro’s ouster by no less than President Duterte himself. Now, it’s no secret that when former administrator Amaro was fired for excessive travels, I did have my bets on who will be […]

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