Tag: filipino

  • US Navy to discipline sailors

    Navy has lost trust and confidence in their ability to lead. USS Fitzgerald: US Navy to discipline dozen sailors The US Navy has announced that about a dozen sailors are […]

  • Iran ‘foils’ pirate attack

    Iranian media claim another pirate attack thwarted by Navy Iran’s Navy Foils Pirate Attack on Filipino Freighter Iranian naval forces rescued a Philippine cargo ship from a pirate attack in […]

  • Filipino seafarers on heightened alert

    Ebola fears continue to impact shipping. Filipino seafarers on heightened alert By Jerry E. Esplanada MANILA, Philippines—The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has placed on heightened alert all shipping firms and manning […]

  • Trip to focus on maritime security

    West Philippine Sea security to be discussed. PNoy’s USA trip to focus on maritime security, economy by Adrian Ayalin ANILA – President Benigno Aquino III will highlight the issue of […]

  • Trial of Fishermen Highlights Tensions

    Trial of Chinese Fishermen Highlights Tensions Jason Strother PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES— Nine Chinese fishermen will go on trial this week in the Philippines for allegedly poaching in Filipino territorial waters and […]

  • Manila Welfare Responder Training

    MPHRP running training courses in the Philippines.  Manila Welfare Responder Training Few people are as devoted to seafarers’ wellbeing as MPHRP’s partners, which include the members of the International Seafarers […]

  • Sabah rep calls for revamp of security

    A Sabah lawmaker has proposed that the state government deal with the state’s porous maritime borders Sabah rep calls for total revamp of border security A Sabah lawmaker today proposed […]

  • 57 Filipino Seamen Now Held

    Ten Filipino sailors were among the 23 seafarers of mixed nationalities who were abducted by Somali pirates  earlier this week. On March 26, the MV Eglantine, a Cypriot-flagged and Iranian-owned vessel, […]