Events

Maritime Conference 2017 Synthesis

The Maritime Conference 2017 was held on 12-July-2017. It was organized by the Maritime League led by its President Commo. Carlos L. Agustin (AFP Ret), and co-sponsored by the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources led by its Director Commo. Eduardo Gongona (AFP Ret). The conference took place in partnership with the PhilMarine 2017 organized by Fireworks…

Read More

Philippine Maritime Conference at the 4th PHILMARINE 2017

On 12-July-2017 The Maritime League, represented by Commo Carlos L Agustin AFP (Ret), and its co-host the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), represented by Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, in partnership with Fireworks Philippines, will sponsor a full-day maritime conference entitled “Maritime Forces: Naval Defense and Non-Traditional Roles.” Five notable speakers from the maritime sector will share…


Philippine Self-Reliant Defense Posture Program

Defending one’s homeland is one of the primordial duties of the state. Our Constitution mandates the creation of a citizen armed force that consists of a small standing army and a sizeable reserve force. With a small regular armed force, our defense policy largely depends on three basic factors: the threats, the allies, and the technology. As many of us…


APFC Receives Maritime Recognition Award

Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corp. (APFC) or FastCat received a Maritime Recognition Award from the Maritime Forum in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of The Maritime League, the forum’s founding convener. FastCat Chairman, Christopher Pastrana was present to receive the award for the “Excellence in the Development, Management and Operation of a Modern Interisland Ferry System” category. The company owns and operates the country’s first and…


Maritime Awards 2016

The Maritime Forum presents, in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Founding of its convener, The Maritime League, the 2016 Maritime Awards for excellence in various endeavors in the Philippine maritime community will be presented on November 25, 2016. An Awards Committee to review the final list was confirmed during the 116th Maritime Forum held at the NAMRIA, Lawton…


The Maritime League at 25

The Maritime League, the Philippine maritime foundation, was established in 1991 to address the need for an organization which will help spur progress in the maritime profession and advance the interest of the maritime industry. How did it start? I asked its Founding Chairman and President, Commo Carlos L Agustin, and this is what he said: “It was ‘spawned’ at…


The Road to SHIPPING 2030: What’s the Big Idea?

As change accelerates, future success in shipping and maritime depends on developing a holistic, digital vision, and some big, hairy, audacious goals. The Shipping 2030 conference series is ours,” says K.D. Adamson. As a Futurist, the question I get asked often is, “what’s going to change?”  But the question you should be asking is, “what isn’t going to change?” Many…


2016 Ferry and Safety Conference

The 2nd Annual Ferry and Safety Conference 2016

The goal of the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association’s (WFSA) has been to identify and disseminate approaches, primarily technology-based, to reduce ferry fatalities. They focus on technology because it is often an impetus for social change. The 1st Ferry Safety and Technology Conference 2015 hosted by WFSA sponsored its annual vessel design competition, commissioned student research, convened a technology-based conference, and…


MMSAI-SONAME GOLF CUP

May 20, 2016, Friday; Aoki Course, Eagle Ridge Golf & Country Club, Cavite City United in their common aspiration for a strong shipbuilding and ship repair industry, the  the Metro Manila Shipyard Association, Inc. (MMSA) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Inc. (SONAME) will be staging their first joint “MMSAI-SONAME GOLF CUP” on May 20, 2016 at the Eagle Ridge…


The 1st Maritime League Golf Tournament

Save the Date! What? The First Maritime League Golf Tournament When? October 21, 2016 (Friday) @ 7am Where? Philippine Navy Golf Course, Naval Station Jose Francisco, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City



No Picture

Manning Conference is Philippines’ leading international event

A strong blend of respected international speakers, a thought-provoking agenda and the presence of leading industry players is turning the 12th Asia Pacific Manning and Training Conference into one of the most important international conferences to be held in the Philippines this year. The event will bring to Manila more than 350 participants represent­ing 40 of the biggest international maritime…


No Picture

WIMAPHIL holds Seminar on Environment Protection

The Women in Maritime Philippines or WIMAPHIL, headed by its president, Ms. Carla-Limcaoco of Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) recently sponsored a 4-day seminar at the Manila Hotel starting November 5 to 9. The National Maritime Seminar Workshop on “Environment Protection in the Philippines: Advocacy by Women in Maritime” was held in partnership with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The seminar…


No Picture

WISTA INDUCTS NEW OFFICERS

The Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association (WISTA) Philippines Chapter recently inducted its first set of officers with Cristina Oben-Nazareno of Wallem Philippines as President. The induction ceremony held at the G Hotel in Manila saw several women executives and known shipping personalities gracing the affair led by Aida Dizon, Finance Manager of the Philippine Ports Authority and Atty. Brenda…


No Picture

FLIGHTSHOP GETS ISO AWARD

Flightshop, an lATA-accredited travel agency in maritime and corporate travel businesses, is up for another milestone after successfully holding a four-in-one event recently in celebration of the Flightshop’s ISO quality certification award. Flightshop had just passed the AJA ISO Quality certification, one of the first known records in the travel agency business. Flightshop president Virginia Balagtas, who was all smiles…