DFA scores ‘bad maritime schools’ in PH

DFA scores ‘bad maritime schools’ in PH
Marlon Ramos -June 26, 2021 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1451350/dfa-scores-bad-maritime-schools-in-ph

IMO: Day of the Seafarer 2021 explores fair future

IMO: Day of the Seafarer 2021 explores fair future
The Editorial Team June 25, 2021 https://safety4sea.com/imo-day-of-the-seafarer-2021-explores-fair-future/

Still preferred! Maritime veterans explain why Filipinos are still no. 1

Still preferred! Maritime veterans explain why Filipinos are still no. 1
Raine Cruz June 25, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/06/25/supplements/still-preferred/1804511

Frontliners at sea PHOTO BY DÖHLE SEAFRONT SEAFARER JOEMAR DELA PEÑA

Seafaring at the height of Covid-19

Seafaring at the height of Covid-19
Yashika F. Torib June 25, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/06/25/business/maritime/seafaring-at-th...

What is it like to be a seafarer during a pandemic?

Unbeknownst to some, seafarers were among the economic front liners of the world, ensuring that logistics, commodities, and medicines reach countries even as sea and airports were shut down by governments to prevent the spread of the disease.

30K Pinoy seafarers deployed in May: POEA

30K Pinoy seafarers deployed in May: POEA
Ferdinand Patinio June 25, 2021 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1145024

MANILA – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Friday reported that the country has deployed close to 30,000 seafarers last month.

POEA administrator Bernard Olalia said the figure is only half of the number of sea-based workers sent abroad since January.

Pinoy seafarers’ rights, welfare among top DFA concerns; DFA Sec Locsin's Message

Pinoy seafarers’ rights, welfare among top DFA concerns
Joyce Ann L. Rocamora June 25, 2021 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1145034

MANILA – As the world celebrates International Seafarers Day, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) assured Friday the government will continue to promote the rights and welfare of over 300,000 Filipino nationals in the maritime industry.

1K seafarers get Pfizer jabs in Taguig

1K seafarers get Pfizer jabs in Taguig
Ferdinand Patinio June 25, 2021

VAX FOR SEAFARERS. A health worker administers Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines to Filipino seafarers in celebration of the International Seafarer's Day 2021, at the Lakeshore Trade Center, Barangay Lower Bicutan in Taguig City on Friday (June 25, 2021). At least 1,000 individuals were inoculated with the American-made vaccines during the activity. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

Philippine manning sector: Riding the waves of change

PH manning sector: Riding the waves of change
Yashika F. Torib June 25, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/06/25/supplements/ph-manning-sector-rid...

The Philippine maritime industry and its manning sector is finally taking control of its helm after a year of crashing waves of change brought about by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

DoTr orders 7th day swabbing for arriving seafarers, OFWs

DoTr orders 7th day swabbing for arriving seafarers, OFWs
CIH June 23, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/06/23/business/maritime/dotr-orders-7th...

Marino Partylist to build dormitories for seafarers

Marino Partylist to build dormitories for seafarers
Mario Casayuran June 24, 2021 https://mb.com.ph/2021/06/24/marino-partylist-to-build-dormitories-for-s...

The MARINO Party-list, during the 47th anniversary of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), together with other key stakeholders in the maritime sector, agreed to contribute to the building of a dormitory for seafarers to ease their concerns about where to stay in Manila in between deployments.

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