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Jess Manalo: Chucking personas for candor

The Manila Times 15 Jun 2021
... cadets, and helping to increase the budget of Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) for research, employment, and for the construction of regional offices nationwide so that seafarers will no longer have to travel to Manila simply to apply or renew their licenses and certificates.

Oregon Coast Guard cutter hosts change of command ceremony

Tillamook Headlight Herald 14 Jun 2021
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) hosted a change of command ceremony Friday, June 4, outside of the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria ... Tyson Scofield as Alert’s commanding officer ... Kolodica’s reports to the Alert from the Coast Guard’s Maritime Force Protection Program office in Washington, D.C.

Prosecutors’ office in Seoul raided for evidence of tampering with footage of 2014 ‘Sewol’ ferry disaster

Russia Today 14 Jun 2021
Investigators from a special counsel team, which is looking into a possible government cover-up of one of South Korea’s deadliest maritime disasters, have raided a prosecutors office in connection with possible evidence-tampering. The Supreme Prosecutors Office (SPO) in Seoul was ...

IN THE KNOW Podcast 27: Protecting Mariners in the Strait of Hormuz

The Maritime Executive 11 Jun 2021
In this episode of The Maritime Executive's podcast series, editor in chief Tony Munoz spoke with four top officers of Coalition Task Force ... Navy, its maritime trade officer; and Lieutenant Commander Charles Banks, the Task Force’s Public Affairs Officer.

Pakistan and US navies participate in joint drills in Arabian Sea

Gulf News 11 Jun 2021
Pakistan Navy and US Navy are working together to ensure a safe and secure maritime environment in the region ...It’s important that we continue to work together with regional and coalition partners and reinforce our mutual commitment to maritime security and stability,” said Captain Joseph A Baggett, commanding officer of Monterey.

Marina at 47: Full speed ahead despite the pandemic

The Manila Times 10 Jun 2021
Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) Administrator Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad beefed up the Marina’s organizational workforce by appointing 43 new Marina officers and personnel ... Empedrad recently appointed 41 new Marina officers and personnel to beef up the organizational workforce to deliver its frontline services to maritime stakeholders.

Explainer: What is Deep Blue Project?

Business Day Online 10 Jun 2021
Worried by the developments, a bi-ministerial collaboration of the Federal Ministries of Defence and Transportation, as well as the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) developed a maritime security architecture comprising all military and security services as well as ...

New SDF duties: Avoiding virus while preparing defense of Japan

Asahi News 10 Jun 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on the Self-Defense Forces, forcing alterations to key preparations for maritime security and adjustments to globally requested programs for disaster response ... Fifteen countries received such assistance by 2020, and in 2019, the SDF dispatched officers to 11 countries.

Concerns about the working conditions of informal fishermen

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2021
“The battery hit me on my back ... Jacobs passed some blame on the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), responsible for issuing safety compliance certificates ... Additionally, all seagoing staff undergo training in line with the maritime legislation,” said Mavume. Meanwhile, SAMSA deputy principal officer Pierre Schutz said ... Cape Argus .

Shipping leaders prepare for hybrid model of working post-pandemic

Splash24/7 09 Jun 2021
Maritime recruitment agency Faststream has released results of a global survey of senior shipping executives looking at how the pandemic has impacted daily working lives ashore ... 91% of those surveyed in for the Senior Maritime Executive report view the future of work as a hybrid model between office and remote working.

Kwara governor seeks support for IDPs, commends FG

Business Day Online 09 Jun 2021
Moji Jimoh, Deputy Coordinator Abuja Zonal Office of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), explained that the donation was part of the agency’s corporate social responsibilities to assist the internally displaced persons located in Kwara State.

Marina hastens digitalization to ease transaction with stakeholders

The Manila Times 08 Jun 2021
The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic has somehow hastened the move of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) towards digitalization and the shift to online technology ... It was implemented at its regional offices in the Visayas and Mindanao regions last April and May ... "Aside from that, we also have digitalization for technical offices.

New commander named for Coast Guard cutter Alert

The Daily Astorian 08 Jun 2021
Tyson Scofield as the Alert’s commanding officer ... Kolodica moved from the Coast Guard’s Maritime Force Protection program office in Washington, D.C.

Violence Continues to Threaten Stability in Central Africa, Special Representative Tells Security Council, Calling for Greater International Efforts

Reliefweb 08 Jun 2021
... piracy and maritime crime ... Citing other issues that can guide the Council’s discussion on mandate renewals, she said maritime security must be addressed and welcomed UNOCA and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) for their increased cooperation.

Hoegh LNG Seeks First Mover Position in Transport of Green Hydrogen

The Maritime Executive 08 Jun 2021
“The agreement brings us one step closer to the goal of providing European energy markets with fossil-free hydrogen on a large scale, and we are extremely pleased to engage in this important collaboration with such an experienced actor,” said Jonas Meyer, Chief Executive Officer in Gen2 Energy.

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