Pinoy seafarer MAY be banned from EU ships

Philippines govt pledges IMO STCW ‘white-list’ and EMSA compliance (seatrade-maritime.com)

Yeah…they have been pledging it every year since MSC Rena disaster.

Philippines expects negative EMSA STCW report, (seatrade-maritime.com)

and their confidence is based on EU lukewarm enthusiasm to drop the ax.