What To Do With COVID-19 Cases At Sea?

With the COVID-19 pandemic still going strong and with no signs of stopping anytime soon, the possibility of these cases happening onboard a ship should be taken into consideration. This is especially apparent since the situation with the Diamond Princess cruise ship, with 80 Filipino crewmen infected in that vessel alone. Not only is this […]

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 […]

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 […]

December 2019 MARINA Projects

With 2020 just around the corner, MARINA still headlined important projects before the year ended. Part of these initiatives are the projects they recently launched their on December 8, 2019 in Cavite City. These Department of Transportation-led programs aim to spark a change within the government systems. The convenience and comfort of Filipinos are also […]

Modernization of Ships To Be Led By MARINA

As part of the organization’s 10-year Maritime Industry Development Plan (MIDP), the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) shall lead the initiative of modernizing ships in the Philippines for safer and more secure transportation at sea. This plan, as spearheaded by Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade, will serve as a call for operators to make use of […]