Blog Posts - Filipino Seafarers



The painful truth among Filipino seafarers

There's an advertisement in a maritime school saying " See the world for free and have a girl in every port, be a seafarer". That maybe the reason why many are attracted to become a...
by Seaman Portal on Jul 8, 2015

The painful truth among Filipino seafarers

There's an advertisement in a maritime school saying " See the world for free and have a girl in every port, be a seafarer".That maybe the reason why many are attracted to become a seafarer. They don't know that it's like a life...
by Seaman Portal on Jul 8, 2015

5 ways to find a job at sea in the Philippines

Finding a job at sea in the Philippines is extremely hard nowadays because of the overflowing supply vs demand especially for the ratings and support level. Not to mention the yearly 20,000 cadet...
by Seaman Portal on Jul 6, 2015

5 ways to find a job at sea in the Philippines

Finding a job at sea in the Philippines is extremely hard nowadays because of the overflowing supply vs demand especially for the ratings and support level. Not to mention the yearly 20,000 cadet graduates while the industry can only absorb 5000.How...
by Seaman Portal on Jul 6, 2015

PRC passers must secure their COC before 2017

The Republic Act No. 10635 empowers Maritime Industry Authority(MARINA) as the single maritime administration was enforced last year. All of the functions of the following government agencies PRC,...
by Seaman Portal on Jul 1, 2015

PRC passers must secure their COC before 2017

The Republic Act No. 10635 empowers Maritime Industry Authority(MARINA) as the single maritime administration was enforced last year. All of the functions of the following government agencies PRC, CHED, DOH, TESDA and NTC regarding the implementation...
by Seaman Portal on Jul 1, 2015

PRC passers must secure their COC before 2017

The Republic Act No. 10635 empowers Maritime Industry Authority(MARINA) as the single maritime administration was enforced last year. All of the functions of the following government agencies PRC,...
by Seaman Portal on Jul 1, 2015

Marine Officers Shipboard Watches

Once a ship is put into sea for operation, it can never be left unattended. There are parameters that need to be checked to ensure the ship operates in a good condition, avoiding accidents and...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 28, 2015

Marine Officers Shipboard Watches

Once a ship is put into sea for operation, it can never be left unattended.There are parameters that need to be checked to ensure the ship operates in a good condition, avoiding accidents and problem, officers are responsible for the seaworthiness of...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 28, 2015

Marine Officers Shipboard Watches

Once a ship is put into sea for operation, it can never be left unattended. There are parameters that need to be checked to ensure the ship operates in a good condition, avoiding accidents and...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 28, 2015

Day of the seafarers June 2015

Day of Seafarer logo Credits to International Maritime Organization(IMO) Some rights reserved, this image is not owned by Seaman Portal. This work is licensed under a   Creative Commons Attribution...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 24, 2015

Day of the seafarers June 2015

Day of Seafarer logoCredits to International Maritime Organization(IMO)Some rights reserved, this image is not owned by Seaman Portal.This work is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic LicenseCampaignThis year’s campaign aims...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 24, 2015

8 FREE mobile apps every seafarer must have

We're now living in the technology era where we can do amazing things that we think we can't before. For example, an app that can scan barcodes just like the scanner you see in the...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 23, 2015

Operational Level Course is here!

Source: Maritime Industry Authority(MARINA) Just 1 hour ago, MARINA released the initial list of training providers that offer OIC UPDATING. What's not clear is how much does it cost? What part of...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 22, 2015

How Filipino seafarers call their fellow seafarers of different nationality.

SeafarersFilipino seafarers like to call their fellow seafarers in a unique way.  I asked a group of Filipino seafarers on facebook how they call their fellow seafarers of distinct...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 21, 2015

How Filipino seafarers call their fellow seafarers of different nationality.

SeafarersFilipino seafarers like to call their fellow seafarers in a unique way. I asked a group of Filipino seafarers on facebook how they call their fellow seafarers of distinct nationality.Read more »...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 21, 2015

How Filipino seafarers call their fellow seafarers of different nationality.

SeafarersFilipino seafarers like to call their fellow seafarers in a unique way.  I asked a group of Filipino seafarers on facebook how they call their fellow seafarers of distinct...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 21, 2015

Salary guide for Filipino seafarers

PHP1000A lot of Filipinos want to be a seafarer. The result, overflowing supply vs demand that leads to a high unemployment rate of seafarers especially those fresh graduates. But let's not get into that.Who doesn't want a job that has free f...
by Seaman Portal on Jun 12, 2015

Binay: Gov’t Upholds Seafarers’ Rights, Welfare

Vice President Jejomar C. Binay yesterday reiterated the government’s commitment to uphold and protect the rights and welfare of Filipino seafarers.He likewise paid tribute to the late Capt. Gregorio S. Oca, the founding president of the Associ¬at...
by Pinoy99 on Apr 17, 2012

32 Pinoy Seamen Back From Egypt

THIRTY-TWO Filipino seafarers who suffered abuses from their employers arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from Egypt late the other day.This was learned from Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) chief Carmelita Dimzon,...
by Pinoy99 on Mar 11, 2012


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