Seafarers Repatriated Amid COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic putting various industries worldwide at a standstill, the seafaring industry has also been significantly affected. The presence of the highly contagious virus in several countries around the world has made traveling safely by boat very difficult. There are even cruise ships that have experienced COVID-19 outbreaks while at sea. This is […]

Notice on Validation and Revalidation of COP

After you’ve completed your maritime training, the next step is to apply for validation of your certificate of proficiency, or COP for short. This is so you can be eligible to be a seafarer as part of the courses you’ve taken. It also means that you are competent to handle what the job has to […]

Guidelines For COVID-19 In The Maritime Industry

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) released their MARINA Advisory No. 2020-14 in response to the quarantine the Philippine government is undertaking during the fight against COVID-19. In addition to this, other maritime-related organizations are also providing ways for seafarers and trainees to handle their business without compromising their health. See below. MARINA As per the […]

Implementing Digital Measures For Better Services

Prior to the evolution of technology, getting the necessary services was quite a hassle for every seafarer. Whether it be getting their certifications, accessing their medical records, and the like, it used to be difficult and tedious to process all of these. But now, things have become much easier for both maritime institutions and professionals […]

Reducing The Risk of nCoV On Ships

With the threat of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus a current and real thing, it’s time for seafaring companies and professionals alike to do their best in reducing the possibility of the virus spreading. We don’t want ourselves or the people who are close to us to get infected after all. Unfortunately, it may seem more […]