House delegation promotes PH role in global maritime affairs in Washington

Story LeadThe delegation will highlight advancements in the position of the Philippines in maritime affairs. Not just the leading provider of maritime professionals, with 30% of manpower on global merchant vessels, the Philippines is named the fourth largest shipbuilding country in the world. It will also seek to foster dynamic dialogues with respective counterparts in order to improve on existing operarating standards, enhance cooperation on training and student exchanges and explore trade opportunities.