A prayer for the Day of the Seafarer

In Manila, the authorities will give free rides to seafarers on the Metro Rail Transit in the early morning and late afternoon. In London, the Lloyd’s Maritime Academy will offer discounts on some of its online courses for seafarers. Elsewhere, seafarers’...

The house of the flag administration

It is, to use a term that was once in vogue, a Third World country. Yet surely the Philippines’ Maritime Industry Authority deserves a more decent home. The Parkview Plaza along Taft Avenue in Manila near the Luneta Park houses the central office of the MARINA...