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

A TOAST TO THE CADETS – OUR FUTURE OFFICERS

Our national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal once said that, “the youth is the hope of our future”. In fact, many times over in his books and manuscripts the belief in the fullest potentials and capabilities of the young in bringing about the desired physical, social, political and economic change to the nation had been […]

Posted by: on Jul 10, 2017 read more

Seafarers mental health branded a ‘serious concern’

As part of the mental awareness week held in U.K. The mission to seafarers has taken the opportunity to highlight the mental health challenges faced by seafarers and calls on the industry to wider services that could help safeguard their welfare. Most of the work undertaken on the mission includes mental health support, seafarer struggling […]

Posted by: on Jul 09, 2017 read more