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(NAR) VOL. III NO. 1 / JANUARY - MARCH 1992

[ POEA MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 16-A S. 1986, September 05, 1986 ]

WAR RISK AREAS AND PREMIUM PAY FOR OFFSHORE VESSELS



Furthermore to Memorandum Circular No. 16 providing premium pay for seamen on board trading vessels, the area coverage for seamen working on offshore and supply vessels are likewise re-defined pursuant to a consensus reached by the Tripartite Technical Working Group.  For uniformity and standardization, all areas in the Arabian Gulf West of Longitude 56ยบ are declared war risk areas for offshore vessels.  Seamen working on offshore vessels as defined in Circular No. 10 dated May 30, 1986 are entitled to a minimum 100% premium pay whenever they service Iranian/Iraqui oilfields or ports.

Manning agencies and their principals are hereby reminded to comply strictly with this Circular.

This Circular takes effect on September 15, 1986.

Adopted: 5 Sept. 1986

(SGD.) TOMAS D. ACHACOSO
Administrator

Re-issued: 18 Feb. 1992

(SGD.) JOSE N. SARMIENTO
Administrator
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