The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday rescued the remaining Filipino hostage who was abducted by armed men off Sibago Island last week. Basilan Governor Jim Salimman said Laurencio Tiro was rescued on Monday evening by the Special Forces Battalion in Basakan, a coastal village in Mohammad Ajul town. He said some local […]

Posted by: on Mar 30, 2017 read more

OWWA releases P50 M subsidy for Marine Deck, Engine officers

                One of the notable contributions that Cacdac has accomplished just months after his appointment in OWWA is the immediate release of P50 Million allocation intended for active member-Filipino seafarers for the updating of Management Level Courses (MLCs) and Officer Level Courses (OLCs) for Marine Deck and Engine […]

Posted by: on Mar 25, 2017 read more

PH warship patrols Benham Rise

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Northern Luzon Command deploys its naval warship, BRP Ramon Alcaraz, to Benham Rise after Chinese ships were recently spotted in the area. Watch Video : Click Here Source: ABS-CBN News  

Posted by: on Mar 24, 2017 read more

Alleged Abu Sayyaf abduct 2 cargo ship crew after troops rescue 2

    MANILA – Philippine militants took two crew captive from a cargo ship on Thursday, only hours after soldiers rescued two Malaysians held for about eight months on a southern island, officials said. The vessel was on its way to General Santos City on the southern island of Mindanao from the central Philippines when […]

Posted by: on Mar 24, 2017 read more


Montenegro Shipping Lines’ M/V Reina Hosanna was caught on fire at 11:30 p.m. last Thursday, March 16, 2017. It was around 12 a.am when the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) received a report that the said Ro-ro vessel was on blaze while sailing in the area of Matoco Point. Reports have said that the fire started […]

Posted by: on Mar 21, 2017 read more

2016—A Stormy Year in Container Shipping’s 60-year History

Five mergers and acquisitions and one bankruptcy is the final toll of a truly tumultuous year for liner shipping. They put in the shade other notable events, such as the opening of the enlarged Panama Canal in June, mandatory weighing of all loaded containers (VGM) from 1 July and the record scrapping of some 700,000 […]

Posted by: on Mar 14, 2017 read more