Legarda Seeks Senate Concurrence in Treaty on Seafarers’ Rights

August 1, 2012

“The Philippines is famed for the quality and competitiveness of its seafarers. Filipinos account for an estimated 30% of the 1.2 million seafarers in the global shipping fleet today. In 2011 alone, the country deployed 343,587 seafarers – a number that ushered in $4.3 billion in remittances,”

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