Seamen’s remittances continue to slide in 2017’ First Quarter

Money sent home by the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)-sea based sector has slid during the first quarter of 2017. According to the latest data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas last May 25, 2017, money coursed through banks by the sea-based workers declined two percent amounting to $1.4 Billion in the first quarter of […]

Posted by: on Jul 16, 2017 read more

PH,Indonesia launch new shipping route; to boost trade, accessibility

I n a bid to boost the accessibility and trade between Indonesia and the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo have formally launched a ferry route in Mindanao’s key cities, Davao and General Santos City, which is set to ply to Bitung, a city on the northern coast of the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. […]

Posted by: on Jul 15, 2017 read more

Alcohol and the Liver

The liver is the largest internal organ of the body and it has a hundred different functions. One of the liver’s most important functions is to break down food and convert it into energy when the body needs it. The liver also helps the body to get rid of waste products and plays an important role […]

Posted by: on Jul 13, 2017 read more

Shell continues its partnership with UC-METC SHELL

Marine Shell renewed its Technical partnership for a four more years with University of Cebu Marine Education and Training Center (UC-METC). The partnership has been extended and signed between the University of Cebu President Atty. Augusto W. Go and Shell Executive Director Jan Toschka under the memorandum of understanding (MoU) “We are exceptionally pleased to […]

Posted by: on Jul 12, 2017 read more

UNHEALTHY LIFESTYLE OF A FILIPINO SEAFARER

Filipino seafarers are highly in demand because of their resilience, hard work, technical knowledge, and competency in the English language. They comprise about 20 percent of the mariners all over the world. However, the unhealthy lifestyle of Filipino seafarers related to their work may thwart their respective career growth and advancement in the maritime profession. Seafaring is one of […]

Posted by: on Jul 12, 2017 read more

House approves “Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers” bill

The “Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers” bill intended to be beneficial to all filipino seafarers passed the House of Representatives committee on overseas workers chaired by Buhay Party lawmaker Mariano Maichael Velarde, Jr. The bill guarantees working and living conditions that are consistent with Philippine law and international maritime conventions. It will cover all Filipino […]

Posted by: on Jul 11, 2017 read more