Guide to Being Healthy Onboard

Your maritime training in the Philippines has equipped you with enough knowledge and skills that will help you survive onboard. But your physical and mental capacity to fulfill your duties as a crewmember still depends on your well being. There are many challengers seafarers face while on board that requires not only their physical strength, […]

Courses You Need to Take For Your STCW ‘95 Training in the Philippines

In order to be qualified for more opportunities in the maritime industry, you need to get your STCW Basic Safety Training Course. These are basic safety training available in the Philippines which are done within one (1) day and  is the legal minimum requirement for seafarers who wish to work aboard vessels more than 24 […]

Three Reasons Why STCW is Important For Your Maritime Training in the Philippines

The most in demand seafarers who are hired as crew to cargo ships are those who underwent rigid training and education. They underwent programs that are accredited by IMO and are given the best maritime training. Shipping companies see them highly skilled ideal for crew ships that carry the most of the world’s trading products […]

Standards for OPITO Training: Making Your Training in the Philippines World Class

  Filipino seamen are required to complete their OPITO training here in the Philippines. This is very important, especially for those who board vessels which carry oil and gas. It is a requirement set for every seaman around the world for this training equips them with knowledge and competencies which are required for the employee’s […]

OPITO appoints its new CEO

The Offshore Petroleum Industry Organization (OPITO),  which sets the standards for the oil and gas industry since 1991, appoints its new CEO, John McDonald. OPITO has been improving workforce safety and competency through the trainings they conduct. Over 250, 000 people train to OPITO standards across the globe every year.  And here in the Philippines, offshore safety […]


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