Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Jun-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 9-22 JUNE 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 9-22 June 2019 Saturday, June 8, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 9 Jun (Sun) – Whit Sunday 10 Jun (Mon) – Whit Monday 10 Jun (Mon) – Queen’s...
June 8th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost
Johan Roos Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost The FERRYSAFE project team formed by global trade association Interferry to study pronounced safety advances in Philippines ferry operations has completed the second of two visits to the country and is now...
June 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
CHot Port News from GAC 01-Jun-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 2-15 JUNE 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 2-15 June 2019 Saturday, June 1, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 3 Jun (Mon) – June Bank Holiday (Ireland) 3 Jun (Mon)-4 Jun (Tue) – Cuti...
June 1st, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
06-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 7-20 April 2019 Saturday, April 6, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 9 Apr (Thu) – Angolan Peace Day (Reconciliation Day) 9 Apr (Thu) – Araw Ng Kagitingan (Philippines) 14...
April 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 31 MARCH-13 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 31 March-13 April 2019 Saturday, March 30, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 3 Apr (Wed) – Isra Miraj (Indonesia) 4 Apr (Thu) – Children’s...
March 30th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Mar-2019 MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS OFF PULAU TEKONG Singapore RECLAMATION WORK AT PULAU TEKONG Singapore MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT GOLD COAST YACHT & COUNTRY CLUB Hong Kong YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO THE PHILIPPINES Hong Kong VESSEL DECONTAMINATION AFTER ITC DEER PARK CHEMICAL FIRE...
March 29th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17 FEBRUARY-2 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17 February-2 March 2019 Saturday, February 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Feb (Mon) – Presidents’ Day (USA) 19 Feb (Tue) – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) 25...
February 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ITF welcomes the Manila statement about the fair treatment of seafarers

ITF welcomes the Manila statement about the fair treatment of seafarers
The ITF HQ’s in London International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) general secretary Stephen Cotton, and a delegation of ITF unions, is at a regional meeting in Manila, the Philippines, of Asia’s leading seafaring nations that has agreed the first ‘Manila statement on the fair treatment...
November 14th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager, the international trade association for the shipmanagement sector, has launched a campaign to encourage seafarers to think about safety issues when working in enclosed spaces and to identify measures which they believe would reduce risks. Announcing the campaign during...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 June 2018 Saturday, June 9, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Jun (Sun) – Congo Reconciliation Day 11-12 Jun (Mon-Tue) – Russian...
June 9th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 June 2018 Saturday, June 2, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Jun (Mon) – June Bank Holiday (Ireland) 6 Jun (Wed) – Swedish National Day 6 Jun (Tue) – South...
June 2nd, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Mar-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO PHILIPPINES Hong Kong Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Philippines Monday, March 12, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Philippines on 28 March 2018 (Wednesday). About 40 yachts are expected to participate in the race. The race will start...
March 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 FEBRUARY-3 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 February-3 March 2018 Sunday, February 18, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Feb (Thu)-21 Feb (Wed) – Chinese New Year 19 Feb (Mon) – Presidents Day (USA) 19 Feb...
February 18th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Comment from Sailors’ Society’s CEO on reports on Wednesday that two Vietnamese seafarers have been found decapitated by the Abu Sayyaf terror group

Comment from Sailors’ Society’s CEO on reports on Wednesday that two Vietnamese seafarers have been found decapitated by the Abu Sayyaf terror group
… Following reports on Wednesday that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers were found on Basilan Island in the Philippines, Sailors’ Society’s CEO, Stuart Rivers, commented, “This is devastating news and our thoughts are with the victims’ families and friends.” Abu Sayyaf...
July 7th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Shell to continue sharing latest technologies with future Philippine mariners

Shell to continue sharing latest technologies with future Philippine mariners
Signing the technical partnership renewal are University of Cebu President Atty. Augusto W. Go. (left) and Shell Marine Executive Director Jan Toschka Shell Marine has renewed its technical partnership for a further four years with the University of Cebu – Maritime Education and Training Center...
May 16th, 2017 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Maritime piracy report sees first Somali hijackings after five-year lull

Maritime piracy report sees first Somali hijackings after five-year lull
Captain P. Mukundan London and Kuala Lumpur, 4 May 2017 – Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of 2017, slightly more than the same period last year, according to the latest ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) piracy report. The global report...
May 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Feb-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 FEBRUARY-4 MARCH 2017 Worldwide BAD WEATHER STILL AFFECTING PORT OPS Jubail, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 19 February-4 March 2017 Saturday, February 18, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19...
February 18th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Weather | Read More

IMarEST and MARINA sign MOU to support Filipino seafarers

IMarEST and MARINA sign MOU to support Filipino seafarers
… The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and maritime professional body, has today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), an agency of the Philippine government...
February 7th, 2017 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Dec-2016 CONSTRUCTION OF FLOATING PONTOONS & GANGWAYS Singapore TEMPORARY ESTABLISHMENT OF ACOUSTIC MONITORS FOR DOLPHIN SURVEY EAST OF SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAINS AT WEST KOWLOON CULTURAL DISTRICT Hong Kong NEOPANAMAX VESSEL REQUIREMENTS REGARDING PILOT...
December 23rd, 2016 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

RINA Sets New Standards for Crew Competence

RINA Sets New Standards for Crew Competence
. The 9th Annual Crew Conference was held on November 22, in Manila, Philippines. The main theme for the event was the competence of seafarers. Delegates from all over the world participated and were informed of a new system which has been developed exclusively by RINA Academy Philippines to manage crew...
December 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Nov-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 NOVEMBER-10 DECEMBER 2016 Worldwide HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING CAUSING DISRUPTION Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 27 November-10 December 2016 Saturday, November 26, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming...
November 26th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Nov-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 NOVEMBER-3 DECEMBER 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 November-3 December 2016 Saturday, November 19, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Tue 22 Nov – Lebanese Independence Day (to...
November 19th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Use training to direct the future of shipping says ICS Chairman

Use training to direct the future of shipping says ICS Chairman
Esben Poulsson Manila 15 November 2016: Training acts not only as a career enhancer, but also plays an essential role in the modernisation of the shipping industry as a whole, said Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) today, as he delivered the keynote speech at this...
November 15th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Interferry pledges safety lead at state-of-the-industry conference

Interferry pledges safety lead at state-of-the-industry conference
Mike Corrigan Interferry has unveiled a strategic plan promising to put safety issues at the heart of its work as the voice of the worldwide ferry industry. The pledge came at the global trade association’s 41st annual conference in Manila – a venue chosen to spotlight the challenges of domestic...
October 28th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Damen and NSTC offering ferry crew training course in the Philippines

Damen and NSTC offering ferry crew training course in the Philippines
From the training in the fats ferry Interferry Conference offer demonstrates commitment to maritime safety To mark this year’s Interferry Conference in Manila, the Philippines, Damen Shipyards Group has teamed up with Netherlands Shipping Training Centre (NSTC), Managed by the international maritime...
October 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More