Ahoy, my Friend!
Welcome to Seaman Memories.
Ships. Seas. Skies.
The most beautiful sunrise and sunsets happen where the sky kisses the ocean. The ships, as it has always been for centuries, are the prime witness of this magnificent view.
World of Our Own.
Our own city. Self-sustaining, unique, flexible, inherently hazardous and alive. A handful of men making our small world function normally like the rest of the world.
The secret to a Seaman’s mood is an excellent food. Hats off to those Cooks and the Galley Department as a whole who made our dining a five star experience.
“They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;
They see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep.”
A Seaman is someone who goes out to the vast oceans in search for pearls, treasures and the best place to live only to find them when he comes back home.
He learns how little a person needs while at sea, not how much.
He believes that a smooth sea never makes a skilled sailor.
Ballasting and deballasting is very common in ships. As what every experienced seafarer understands, it is an essential part of maintaining a vessel’s stability. This operation is very crucial. It keeps the ship upright by compensating the distribution of weights....
A few weeks ago, the Department of Labor and Employment promised a one-time USD200.00 or Php10,000.00 financial assistance program for land-based and sea-based workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Seafarers and OFWs waited patiently for the guidelines which...
Land-based and sea-based overseas workers whose employment was displaced by the Corona virus pandemic will be given ten thousand pesos financial assistance. According to Secretary Silvestre Bello III, “The Department of Labor and Employment has already prepared the...
It’s all over the news. The corona virus outbreak is gripping people in fear. Nobody is allowed to leave their homes as government imposes community lock down and quarantine. Pubs, restaurants, cafes, parks and public places are empty. As a seaman, being in a...
Online application of MARINA’s SID/ SRB documents is now in full ahead. With new regulations in place, our Seaman's Book got a new upgrade. Seafarers will not be given a Seafarer’s Identification and Record Book (SIRB) starting November 2019. Instead, they must apply...
The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) launches a new identification system for seafarers called SID/ SRB. Since November 2019, they already stopped producing our Seafarer’s Identification and Record Book (SIRB) as you can see in online appointment MISMO. What they...
May good luck be your Captain
and sunshine be your Mate
May laughter be your Pilot
and happiness be your freight
May all the ports you enter
bring pleasure ever new
May good health be your Steward
and good friends be your Crew
~ Captain Jacob Den Heijer