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Haven for ‘Youth in Maritime’ opens in Manila

MARITIME youth leader and former International Maritime Organization (IMO) goodwill ambassador Yrhen Balinis spearheaded the opening of an office of the “Youth in Maritime” recently in Manila. In deference to an old sailors’ Sunday tradition, the “seemannssonntag,” the Youth in Maritime office aims to provide a haven for all youth in the maritime and host

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Maritime program scheme prevents cadets from graduating

ASPIRING Filipino seafarers miss out on shipboard job opportunities the moment they enter a maritime school, Glenn Mark Blasquez, vice president of the Association of Technical Schools in Manila (ATSMI) and vice president for operations and general manager of the Manila-based training center Southern Institute for Maritime Studies (SIMS), said.

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Maritime groups collaborate with Marina on safety, sustainability

THE Philippine Inter-island Shipping Association (PISA), the Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA), and the Philippine Petroleum Sea Transport Association (Philpesta) convened with the officials of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to address maritime safety protocols, shipbuilding and environmental sustainability. Maritime associations discussed maritime safety — especially classification requirements of ships, shipbuilding and ship repair (SBSR)

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France to help boost PH maritime education

MARITIME higher education institutions (MHEIs) in the country beset with difficulties in complying with the required shipboard training of their students have something to look forward to. The French government has committed to extend aid to improve Philippine maritime education and training (MET), which includes financing for the construction of a training ship, not just

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Two missiles seen exploding off Yemen: maritime monitors

Huthi attacks since mid-November have disrupted trade in the Red Sea and triggered US and UK reprisal strikes. Two missiles exploded in waters south of Yemen on Friday, maritime monitoring agencies said, following months of attacks on shipping by the country’s Huthi rebels. A Panama-flagged oil tanker “reported seeing two blasts” in the Gulf of

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Students not covered by maritime convention – group

THE threat to the job stability of Filipino seafarers goes beyond the “inappropriate” inclusion of education and training in the Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers. In a statement on Friday, January 12, the Philippine Association of Maritime Institutions (Pami) agreed that it is the lawmakers’ lack of knowledge of the peculiarities of the local maritime

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