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AIM on crew, during Covid19

15 September 2020

AIM continues to monitor seafarers with pending medical treatment and schedules their doctor appointments. The people of AIM make regular calls, video-chat and consultations with repatriated seafarers, in order to check on their condition. Our people take time to listen to seafarers’ concerns, provide moral support and explain the answers to questions. This proved to […]

Mitigate risk of recurrent NLRC claims during Covid19 pandemic

15 September 2020

After a seafarer gets injured or sick and is safely repatriated, the best case scenario is the employee recovers entirely and gets back to work safe and sound. Sometimes an illness or accident has permanent consequences, leaving someone physically limited or disabled. In this case, the seafarer will receive financial compensation, as described in their […]

Seafarers are key workers

15 September 2020

Our economy and society relies on shipping. Despite all the crew change challenges, preventive measures and government restrictions the Covid-19 pandemic caused, ships are still crossing the oceans and seas of our planet. Now, even more than usual, people in society should be aware of the impact shipping has on the global supply chain. Our […]

Do you see your crew members?

15 September 2020

The Covid19 pandemic controls our daily lives. Crew changes are made nearly impossible due to the current government restrictions and preventive measures of local authorities. In the Philippines a community quarantine was promulgated by the government in order to control the spread and impact of the virus. Many seafarers are constrained to stay on board […]

Day of the Seafarer 2020

25 June 2020

Day of the Seafarer 2020 Seafarers as key workers Every year the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates seafarers at the Day of the Seafarer. The people working on board of the approximately 55.000 ships our global fleet counts, play an important role in maintaining the flow of vital goods. Shipping is vital to flow trade […]

Limited services due to Covid-19

20 March 2020

Limited services due to Covid-19 Unfortunately, government restrictions, social distancing and other COVID-19 measures limit our opportunities. We thank you in advance for your understanding. In the meantime: take care of yourself and your loved ones! 1. Adapted services of AIM Manila Inc. In view of the global COVID-19 crisis and following the “Enhanced Community Quarantine” […]

5 year anniversary AIM

4 December 2019

5 year anniversary AIM AIM celebrated it’s 5 year anniversary last week with a karaoke party in Manila. In these 5 years, AIM has proven to be successful in preventing claims and get people back to work healthy. We are dedicated to continue this course for the next 5 years!      

Meet Josephine Sacayle, Operations Manager of AIM Manila

6 December 2018

We would like to introduce you to Josephine Sacayle. Josephine is Operations Manager of AIM Manila. Can you briefly introduce yourself? I am Josephine Sacayle, 27 years old and currently the Operations Manager of AIM Manila. I started as an Operations Assistant and was promoted in May 2017. What do you like most about your job […]

Meet Jerome Ramientas, President of AIM Manila

16 October 2018

Meet Jerome Ramientas, President of AIM Manila AIM provides professional help and personal assistance to medically repatriated Filipino seafarers from their arrival at the airport until they are fit for work again on their vessels. We are proud of our employees and acknowledge their valuable roles in making our tasks possible. We would like to […]

New personnel of AIM Manila

12 July 2018

Since AIM’s start, the number of seafarers that AIM has guided increased tremendously. More and more clients are aware of AIM’s benefits and are using the services AIM offers more often. While our current staff is working hard to provide the best service, some additional help was more than welcome. Therefore, AIM Manila hired three new […]

Seafarers’ recovery above all!

12 July 2018

In the many medical repatriation and recovery cases it has handled so far, AIM experienced cases where seafarers are utterly helpless in their recovery effort without outside help. This help ought to be provided by close family members but due to the circumstances of seafarers, most of the time they are alone in seeking medical […]

Whom to consult?

12 July 2018

AIM bears witness to a case where a seafarer, who lost all hope of recovering from his badly broken feet, was confronted with medical findings that were not acceptable to him. He went to a priest instead of a lawyer for advice which led to a fast and favorable result for the seafarer. The case […]

Keep informed about AIM

24 April 2018

Do you want to stay informed about the developments around AIM and the maritime industry? Please subscribe for the AIM newsletter. We send newsletters on an irregular basis with information about the maritime industry and our company. Of course we handle your personal details with great care, we never share information with third parties and you can unsubscribe if our newsletter does not […]

Asia Marine and Senator Crewing visit AIM Manila

4 April 2018

We were honored with a visit of Mrs Arlena Schulz from Asia Marine Philipines and Captain Gilbert G. Garcia from Senator Crewing Manila as representatives of one of the new clients of Anker Crew Insurance, Reederei NSB Germany. We explained to them the unique services of AIM and how we assist Reederei NSB by taking […]

Health and well-being on the vessel

18 December 2017

AIM guides Philippine seafarers when they return home from work due to an illness or accident and assists them in the rehabilitation process. However an illness can always appear, one can do several things to try and prevent illnesses and accidents from happening. Taking good care of health and well-being on the vessel is very […]

President AIM Manila visits The Netherlands

18 December 2017

Jerome Ramientas, President of AIM Manila, went to The Netherlands on a business trip last October 2017. Being his first time, the experience to him was profound from day one up to the last day of his stay. Being his first time to Europe, he remarked that the first thing that greeted him after emerging […]

Sick wages

12 December 2017

When the seafarer gets ill, the crewing agent is obliged to pay the seafarer sick wages. Even when the seafarer reported ill after returning to his home country. If the crewing agent does not pay, this can lead to claims. And of course, our goal is to prevent for unnecessary claims. AIM recently resolved a […]

Unforgettable experience of an AIM’s Operation Assistant

12 December 2017

One of the tasks of AIM, is to inform the immediate family of the repatriated crew member, that airport assistance will be provided upon arrival of the seafarer. And that he will be accommodated in AIM’s Guest house if his check up will take place on the following day. Pick up from the Airport It […]

Positive life after a devastating vessel accident

9 October 2017

Positive Life After A Devastating Vessel Accident On August 16, 2016, a cable lifting a heavy pile of cargo suddenly snapped. And because of the tension, the end of the cable swung hard and hit a seafarer working on the tug vessel. The snapped cable hit the face of the seafarer immediately making him unconscious. […]

New website and logo for AIM

1 August 2017

In the past months we have worked hard to build a new website for AIM. Full of pride we can say: our new website is live! A new user-friendly website with a refreshing look and improved content. With the new website, our logo could not remain the same. That’s why we also renewed our logo. […]

New president and operations manager AIM Manila

28 July 2017

New president of AIM Manila Mr. Jerome Ramientas is the new president of AIM Manila. Mr. Ramientas has been handling crew claims for AIM over the past three years. He has extensive background in all aspects of Marine crew insurance, case management and legal counseling. With the addition of his experience we trust to have […]

‘Changes in seafarers’ health 2011-2016 available

26 July 2017

On the website of Seafarers International Research Centre is a new publication ‘Changes in seafarers’ health 2011-16 available. This report gives an overview of the results of a questionnaire administered in both 2011 and 2016 relating to seafarers’ medication and health. The Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) is part of the Cardiff University School of […]