Filipino seafarers face new EMSA deadline

The European approval of maritime schools in the Philippines has become very drawn out. Now another deadline approaches for one of the Philippines' most important professions, reports Seatrade Maritime.

Several things need to be corrected for the Filipino maritime schools to pass another visit from the European Maritime Safety Agency, EMSA.

The schools have until Oct. 31, which is the next deadline of numerous deadlines over the years, and which could potentially bar Filipino officers from working on EU-flagged ships, reports Seatrade Maritime.

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