Saturday, May 28, 2005

Labor secretary sees rise in seafarers remittances

Wednesday, 05/18/2005
Philippine Tribune

Labor Secretary Patricia Sto. Tomas is optomistic cash remittances of Filipino sea-based workers are expected to rise this year following the decision of JO Tankers AS, Bergen Norway to hire the services of additional Filipino seafarers.

The remittances are projected to surpass the $1.461 billion the Filipino seafarers sent home last year. JO Tankers takes pride in operating a quality chemical tankers fleet with 33 parcel, the third largest in the world.

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