More seafarers return home

More seafarers return home

  Two flights with 571 Filipino crewmen of the Norwegian Breakaway arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport from Orlando, Florida this morning. The Department of Foreign Affairs said the total number of repatriated seafarers had surpassed the 16,000 mark....
Covid-19 sends 13,000 seafarers back home

Covid-19 sends 13,000 seafarers back home

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the arrival of 668 seafarers on Monday brought to over 13,000 the number of displaced sea-based workers as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Three weeks ago, Magsaysay Shipping Chairman Marlon Roño said that about 10,000...