Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho: Allotment, remittances and Violence Against Women and their Children Act (VAWC)

Allotment, remittances and Violence Against Women and their Children Act (VAWC)
Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho October 15,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/264129/allotment-remittances-and-viol...

A Filipino seafarer can be held criminally liable due to the act of abandoning his financial obligation to persons to which he is obliged by law to support.

Criminalisation a Major Fear of Seafarers According to Union Report: Crews Concerned About Risks of All Types

Criminalisation a Major Fear of Seafarers According to Union Report: Crews Concerned About Risks of All Types
October 10, 2019 https://www.handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/criminalisation-a-major...

Why are third officers being paid less than coffee shop workers?

Why are third officers being paid less than coffee shop workers?
Nick Chubb October 14th, 2019 https://splash247.com/why-are-third-officers-being-paid-less-than-coffee...

5 Chinese seamen dead after Panamanian ship sinks in typhoon-hit Tokyo Bay

5 Chinese seamen dead after Panamanian ship sinks in typhoon-hit Tokyo Bay
Xinhua| 2019-10-14 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-10/14/c_138470538.htm

TOKYO, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Five Chinese crew members died, one missing and another rescued after a Panama registered cargo ship sank late Saturday in Tokyo Bay, where it was anchored as Typhoon Hagibis approached, the Chinese embassy in Japan confirmed to Xinhua on Monday.

30 years ago: The huge oil tanker crash off East Yorkshire that was close to being one of UK's worst ever disasters, 16 Pinoy seamen on board

The huge oil tanker crash off East Yorkshire that was close to being one of UK's worst ever disasters
Angus Young, Debbie Hall, Adam Cresswell, Mike Fox, Dan Kemp 13 OCT 2019

A major ecological disaster was averted on our doorstep after the Phillips Oklahoma and Fiona crashed

Almirante: Seafarer’s disability benefits

Almirante: Seafarer’s disability benefits
DOMINADOR A. ALMIRANTE October 11, 2019 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1827131

ON JAN. 16, 2012, petitioner George M. Toquero was employed by respondent Crossworld Marine Services Inc. (Crossworld) on behalf of its principal, Kapal Cyprus Ltd., as a fitter for vessel mv AS Victoria.

Two more Thai marine parks declared ASEAN heritage parks

Two more Thai marine parks declared ASEAN heritage parks
October 11, 2019 https://thethaiger.com/hot-news/environment/two-more-thai-marine-parks-d...

“The two marine parks are Thailand’s fifth and sixth to be given the status of ASEAN heritage parks.”

Seafarers : The invisible work force

The invisible work force
John Ioannou October 11, 2019 https://cyprus-mail.com/2019/10/11/the-invisible-work-force/

Seafarers are often referred to as the world’s invisible workforce. And as representatives from seafaring organisations are again noticeably absent among the keynote speakers at the 2019 Cyprus Maritime conference, this label continues to ring true.

Mutinous Cruise Ship Passengers Stuck at Sea for Days Confront Crew After Toilets Fail and Food Goes Bad: 'Worst Trip of Our Lives'

Mutinous Cruise Ship Passengers Stuck at Sea for Days Confront Crew After Toilets Fail and Food Goes Bad: 'Worst Trip of Our Lives'
Brendan Cole On 10/9/19 https://www.newsweek.com/norwegian-cruise-line-norwegian-spirit-cruise-s...

A cruise's billing as a "once in a lifetime" trip was in a sense true for those aboard the Norwegian Spirit who have vowed "never again."

Seafarers and families mark Maritime Week

Seafarers and families mark Maritime Week
October 10, 2019 https://business.mb.com.ph/2019/10/10/seafarers-and-families-mark-mariti...

Filipino seafarers led by members of Associated Marine Officers’ and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP) celebrated the 20th National Maritime Week (NMW) with that included a get-together among themselves and their respective families at the Seamen’s Center in Intramuros, Manila last Sept. 22 to 29.

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