October 1, 2020

International Chamber of Shipping Updates Health Guidance on COVID-19

A great deal has changed since March, when the International Chamber of Shipping first issued guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread […]
September 29, 2020

POEA Cites Designated COVID-19 Testing Hospitals for Seafarers to Korea

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said that the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines has issued its list of designated COVID-19 testing […]
September 26, 2020

POEA Implements Stricter Health Protocols

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reminded all individuals with transactions in its offices in Mandaluyong City that they are required to declare their current health […]
September 24, 2020

POEA Assures Support for Seafarers Affected by Pandemic

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has assured continued assistance to seafarers affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In Resolution No. 13, series of […]
September 24, 2020

Philippine Ports Authority COVID-19 Molecular Testing Center for Seafarers now Operational

With the end goal to facilitate the movement of seafarers to and from the country, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has formally opened a dedicated RT-PCR […]
September 16, 2020

POEA Implements ‘No Appointment, No Entry’ Policy at Mandaluyong Main Office