Tegucigalpa – Honduras has become a regional power in the number of seamen on vessels of flag of different nationalities, as they are a highly quoted by shipping companies because of the certification obtained in schools of marine operating in the country.
-Honduras Currently has about 17 thousand sailors on ships sailing around the world, generating remittances of more than $ 550 million.
-The Honduran marine earn between two and four thousand dollars a month, without having to pay for lodging, food and transportation.
– At this time when a severe drought, a country like Honduras which has 200,000 kilometers of territorial sea you live, you should also turn their eyes to the sea.
This was stated to Proceso Digital, the Director of the Merchant Marine, Roberto Cardona, who has a master’s degree in maritime law at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain and a master’s degree in maritime business of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in the same city.