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VILLANUEVA : IMPLEMENT STCW IN MARITIME EDUCATION

Senator Joel Villanueva has warned that the European Union’s (EU) recognition for Filipino seafarers might be revoked if the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) is still not properly implemented in the country’s maritime education, training, and certification systems. Villanueva called on the heads of the Maritime Industry Authority […]

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Government

FILIPINO SEAFARERS ARE THE BEST AND MOST TRUSTED IN THE WORLD – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles lauded Filipino seafarers as “the best and most trusted in the world” during the inauguration of a training vessel at Manila’s South Harbor on Thursday. The Malacanang official addressed maritime industry leaders and stakeholders as the 78.6-meter and 750-ton M/V Kapitan Gregorio Oca, the country‚Äôs newest training vessel designed to further […]