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JMG Press Release No. 004-15 – Inauguration of the JMG Community Center – Bogo Cebu

“An Open Letter to All Stakeholders of the Maritime Industry in the Philippines”

    Signed by the stakeholders of the Philippine Seafaring Industry which was published today, 11 August 2014, on the following major publications: Manila Bulletin (page 5), Philippine Daily Inquirer(page 8), and The Philippine Star (page 12).   Having difficulties viewing the Open Letter? Please Click HERE to open the document in a separate window.      

JMG Supports New MARINA Administrator

JMG Press Release 002-13 04 June 2013, Manila Philippines The Joint Manning Group (JMG) composed of the five major Maritime & Ship Manning Associations, namely the Filipino Association for Mariners’ Employment, Inc. (FAME), the Filipino Shipowners’ Association (FSA),  the International Maritime Association of the Philippines (INTERMAP), the Philippine Association of Manning Agencies and Ship Managers, […]

JMG Appoints Its New Officers For 2013

  JMG Press Release 001-13 25 January 2013, Manila Philippines   The Joint Manning Group (JMG) appoints its new Officers for the year 2013 as it hold its Annual Organizational Meeting last 15th January 2013 at the Manila Yacht Club, Roxas Blvd, Manila.   Following the rotation of Chairmanship, INTERMAP being the next in line […]

Industry endorses single administration for implementing the STCW

The country’s manning industry is endorsing the designation of a single administration which will have full power to implement the commitments of the Philippines under the International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping 1978 as amended (STCW). The Joint Manning Group has called upon the Philippine government to address the fragmented bureaucracy […]


The country’s ship crewing sector has called for the immediate ratification of the Maritime Labor Convention (MLC) of 2006 in which the ILO introduces a number of major amendments to existing international regulations involving ships crews’ welfare. The Joint Manning Group (JMG) said that the Philippines being the leading supplier of seafarers to the world’s […]