Go on a journey

through a maritime landscape peopled by interesting, humorous and even strange characters

Close Encounters in Maritime Manila

An inside look at the world’s ship manning capital

A must-read eBook

“It’s brilliant, and so spot on.”

~Andreas Wagner from Philippines/Hong Kong

Close Encounters in Maritime Manila

An e-book that is earning praises.

This e-book is a first-hand account of life in the world’s ship manning capital. Rich in insights and factual information, it will take you on a journey through a maritime landscape peopled by interesting, hilarious and even strange characters.
This book also offers a unique and compelling analysis of the legacy of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos and other factors that have helped shape the character of the Filipino maritime community and the society at large. It is a daring social commentary that should give readers entertainment as well as food for thought.

“It is brilliant, and so spot on.”

~Andreas Wagner, Hongkong/Manila

“Great book and fantastic literature.”

~Captain Ardeshir Yousefi, Vancouver, Canada

“Eye opening, and very well written.”

~Eugene Rutter, Fraserburgh, Scotland

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