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Let’s move today! Training On Board (TOB) is an international training, nutrition and health project initiated by the Norwegian Maritime Authority in Haugesund on behalf of the International Committee on Seafarer’s Welfare (ICSW). In 2011 planning began for the project where...

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IMO welcomes landmark Maritime Labour Convention ratifications IMO has welcomed the landmark ratifications of the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s Maritime Labour Convention, which will bring the treaty into force in 12 months’ time, establishing minimum requirements for almost all aspects of...

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MARINA chief ensures global shipping firms to develop competent Filipino seamen Nicasio Conti officer-in-charge of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has assured the international shipping companies of the Philippines’ commitment to produce more qualified and competent seafarers. He made this assurance...

Philippine Maritime News

POEA chief states confirmation of MLC 2006 a big victory for Filipino mariners Senate’s ratification of Maritime Labor Convention (MLC) 2006 was praised by Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) administrator Hans Leo Cacdac and called the approval of the law a...