The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday announced that guided missile frigate, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) and the Royal Canadian Navy’s HMCS Ottawa (FFH-341) have completed a “bilateral sail” operation in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) on Thursday, September 21, 2023.
A member of the House Committee on Ecology said last Sunday that an initial batch of 3,457 victims from the fisheries sector have so far filed a combined P114 million in financial compensation claims for the economic losses they suffered due to the MT Princess Empress oil spill.
Manila (ILO NEWS) – A new social contract underpinned by social dialogue, labour rights, a ‘Just transition’ to a green economy and new technologies would lead the global maritime industry towards a safe, equitable and human-centered future according to Gilbert F. Houngbo, Director-General of the International Labour Organization.
EDUARDO MA. SANTOS is familiar with the experience of facing storms at sea. Having served in the Philippine Navy for 33 years, he knows the subtle signs of approaching danger.