Why Panicking Doesn’t Help During Emergencies

As a trainee taking offshore safety training in the Philippines, you are taught what course of action you need to do during emergency situations. Working in the offshore oil and gas industry can be quite dangerous after all. That’s why taking certain courses such as HUET training and others is required. Once you complete these […]

How Filipino Values Can Make Good Seafarers

It’s been said time and again that Filipinos are highly favored by international shipping companies. With expertise stemming from their taken maritime courses in the Philippines combined with innate Filipino values, they turn out outstanding performances in their duties. This is why the Philippines is considered the top source for quality seafarers. Not only are […]

How To Be Informed of Your Required Maritime Education

During a recent meeting with the STCW Advisory Council, MARINA OIC – Administrator Narciso Vingson Jr. brought up the topic of maritime training and certifications in the country. He opened the floor for suggestions on how to improve the state of the maritime curriculum. Moreover, Vingson Jr. also discussed a career plan so that seafarers […]

Duterte forms IMSAS Council

To bolster the current efforts and capabilities of the Philippine maritime industry as a member state in the International Maritime Organization (IMO), President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Executive Order No. 84. With this act, the Inter-agency Council on the IMO Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) has officially been established. The IMSAS was formed to ensure […]

CTSI Launches Two New Boat Transfer Courses

CTSI recently introduced the newest addition to its course catalogue, Travel Safely by Boat Supplementary Training and the Boat Transfer Training (BTT).   Travel Safely by Boat Supplementary Training (TSBB ST) Travel Safely by Boat Supplementary Training is an OPITO approved course designed for personnel who will use transfer basket when travelling and transferring by boat to […]


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