Filipino Seafarers Magna Carta

Research and Information

Dr. Alfredo J. Ganapin Advocacy Forum 3 Series 2006 National Forum on The 2006 ILO Maritime Labor Convention- Implementing the Magna Carta for Filipino Seafarers

Mar 15, 2007
As a country, the Philippines is the largest single contributor to the world’s merchant fleet. Despite perceived competition from other supply states, the numbers of Filipino seafarers onboard are increasing. Shipping companies appreciate the general character of Filipinos and their linguistic and professional abilities.