NMP undergoes MARINA accreditation

In order to expedite its offering of more training courses and expand its reach, the National Maritime Polytechnic, the state-run maritime training and research institute, recently underwent accreditation inspection by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW). The assessment is in line with the NMP’s intention of offering Updated Training continue reading : NMP undergoes MARINA accreditation

First batch of international maritime scholars graduate from NMP

Six pioneer scholars of International Mariners Management Association of Japan-Philippine-Japan Manning Consultative Council, Inc. (IMMAJ-PJMCC) completed the IMO Model Course 6.10 Training Course for Simulator Instructors and Assessors at the National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP), the only government-owned maritime training and research institute in the country. The scholars who completed the course were Chief Engr. Recto continue reading : First batch of international maritime scholars graduate from NMP

DOLE-NRCO, ISP open 3rd business plan competition

Seafarers and their families will again be given a chance to set up their own income-generating ventures with the Department of Labor and Employment-National Reintegration Center for OFWs (DOLE-NRCO)-Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines (ISP) business plan competition for returning seafarers. The nationwide competition, dubbed ‘From Seafarers to Entrepreneurs: The 2017 NRCO-ISP Business Plan Competition (Harnessing continue reading : DOLE-NRCO, ISP open 3rd business plan competition

Typhoon Nina victims receive relief, livelihood assistance from DOLE

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) extended its aid and support to the typhoon-hit areas in Oriental Mindoro through relief and livelihood assistance to the victims of Typhoon Nina, which hit the MIMAROPA Region during the Christmas weekend. DOLE Undersecretary Joel B. Maglungsod, together with Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Administrator Hans Leo J. continue reading : Typhoon Nina victims receive relief, livelihood assistance from DOLE

Biktima ng bagyong Nina, nakatanggap ng tulong-pangkabuhayan mula sa DOLE

Nag-abot ng tulong ang Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) sa mga lugar sa MIMAROPA Region na sinalanta ng bagyong Nina noong nakaraang Pasko.   Namigay ng relief goods sa mga biktima si DOLE Undersecretary Joel B. Maglungsod, kasama sina Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac, MIMAROPA Regional Director Allan A. continue reading : Biktima ng bagyong Nina, nakatanggap ng tulong-pangkabuhayan mula sa DOLE

DOLE holds painting contest to raise awareness on child labor

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has recently conducted a mural painting contest in Mambajao, Camiguin, to increase public awareness on child labor and to encourage public participation in eliminating its worst forms.   Mural paintings made by the participants that illustrate a child labor-free community were the center of the activity, which was continue reading : DOLE holds painting contest to raise awareness on child labor

ECC grants additional benefits to retired miner with work related disease

The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) recently granted additional EC disability benefits to a miner retiree due to lumbar spine disease in relation to his previous work related disease. For almost 28 years, Henario Guiniawan worked for a mining company in Itogon, Benguet as a miner and an underground general electrician responsible for the repair, maintenance, continue reading : ECC grants additional benefits to retired miner with work related disease