Greek Shipowners Engaged into a Dialogue with the Maritime Industry Authority

November 28, 2016- The Greek Shipowners have gathered today in Armada Hotel to engage in a dialogue with the Maritime Industry Authority. The dialogue focused on how will the Philippines be able to cope up with the forecasted shortage of officers by the year 2025, alongside with being overtaken by China on the top spot […]

Posted by: on Nov 28, 2016 read more

‘Akyat barko’ prostitution cases alarming, says cop

LOS BANOS, Laguna—Fourteen female commercial sex workers, one of them a minor, had been rescued by police from a foreign tanker in Batangas province on Saturday, according to police on Sunday. Six people, allegedly pimps and boatmen who brought the women to the vessel, had been arrested. Members of the Batangas City police, Coast Guard […]

Posted by: on Nov 22, 2016 read more

7 illegal recruiters nabbed in Manila, Makati,Illegal recruitment, estafa charges from 26 complainants await suspects

Seven persons were nabbed by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for illegal recruitment and estafa in separate entrapment operations in Manila and Makati Wednesday, November 16. This came after a total of 26 persons filed complaints of illegal recruitment and estafa to the NBI against the suspects. Operatives of the NBI anti-organized and transnational […]

Posted by: on Nov 18, 2016 read more

BOMB THREAT IN MARINA

EVERYONE IS SAFE AND NO BOMB OR SIMILAR ELEMENT WAS FOUND. Investigation is now on-going on what is suspected as prank calls to the offices of Oceanlink and Pentagon. Since, Marina is also located in the same building, the Marina Personnel took the responsibility to coordinate with the PNP Bomb Squad. Let us all be […]

Posted by: on Nov 18, 2016 read more

Armed men hijack Vietnamese vessel near Basilan, abduct 6

A Vietnamese cargo vessel was hijacked by armed men in waters off Sibago Island, near the municipality of Mohammad Ajul, Basilan, Thursday dawn. One seaman was wounded while six others were snatched by around 10 armed men who boarded the M/V Royal 16, according to Zamboanga Coast Guard Station Commander Jerome Cayabyab. Cayabyab confirmed that […]

Posted by: on Nov 11, 2016 read more

ISIS In Asia: Islamic State’s Abu Sayyaf Kidnaps South Korean Ship Captain And Crewmember In Philippines

Abu Sayyaf militants kidnapped a captain and crewmember Friday from a South Korean cargo ship in the southern Philippines, Al Jazeera reported. The Dongbang Giant 2 ship was headed to South Korea from Australia when it was forcefully boarded by ten gunmen from the Islamic State-affiliated group off Bongo Town in Tawi Tawi province. The […]

Posted by: on Oct 23, 2016 read more