Philippines tackles China over maritime drills

  China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its…

Philippines boosts presence in South China Sea

  The Philippines is beefing up its presence in the South China Sea and deploying more…

Philippines deploys more navy ships to disputed sea amid row with China

  The Philippine military ordered the deployment of more navy ships to the South China Sea…

Philippines protests EEZ invasion by China’s maritime militia

  The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and…

Philippines expands temporary crew change ban to 33 countries

  The Philippines list of countries from which it temporarily bans international crew change from if…

Sea robbery incidents double in the Philippines

  Philippine anchorages and ports saw an increase in the number of incidents of sea robbery…

Philippines extends seafarers’ certificate validity by one year 

  The Philippines has extended the validity of seafarers’ STCW certificates that are due to expire…

Vietnamese ship runs aground off Philippines after officer on watch falls asleep

  A Vietnam-flagged cargo vessel ran aground in the waters between Nagubat Island and Liwagao Island…

ReCAAP issues crew kidnap warning for ships in Malaysia, Philippines

  A warning issued in May over members of the Abu Sayyaf group looking to kidnap…

Philippines opens ‘Green Lane’ for seafarers, crew change

  The world’s largest supplier of crew to the international shipping industry – the Philippines –…

Philippines repatriates over 13,000 distressed seafarers

  A group of 668 seafarers landed today at an airport in Manilla, the Philippines, breaking…

Coast Guard evacuates injured sailor off Philippines

  The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) evacuated an injured crew member of a Chinese cargo vessel…

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