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Adelante Más Allá de 200 Años

Onwards beyond 200 Years

PMMA Bicentennial Celebration. For ticket details click here


This is a Virtual Race, you can join and run anywhere in the world. Either on the road, trails or treadmill. All you need is a Running application on your phone to record your run. Run data needed are date, distance and run time.


See you all on January 25, 2020, at the Quirino Grandstand and celebrate with PMMA's 200 years of Maritime Excellence. Online registration can be made through the PMMA Alumni website or you may send your details or queries via private message on PMMA Bicentennial Fun Run 2020 Facebook page.

Initial Draft of Events

PMMA Bicentennial Celebration | 01 Apr, 8:00 pm – 05 Apr, 9:00 pm Manila and Zambales For updates visit PMMA Alumni webiste. (

News & Announcements

Superintendent’s Year End Message 2019

As the old year retires and a new one is born, we are invigorated with a renewed hope and opportunity to do better and make things right. This past year, our beloved institution has experienced a roller coaster of challenges... View Article

PMMA – Landbridge Shipmanagement HK Ltd MOU Signing

QUEENSWAY, HONG KONG – Another milestone has been marked in the maritime network of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy. On 18 December 2019, the PMMA as represented by its Superintendent, Commo Joel Y Abutal PMMA has entered into partnership with... View Article

Ground-breaking of the New PMMA Library Building

SAN NARCISO, ZAMBALES – The Philippine Merchant Marine Academy once again breaks another milestone as it builds its new academic facility – the PMMA-AMOSUP Library in honor of the late Capt. Gregorio S. Oca, an outstanding PMMA Alumnus and the... View Article

Anti-Violence Against Women Forum and Parade

At 0530H, early morning of November 25, the Corps of Midshipman started to gather at the San Narciso Plaza for the opening parade of the 18-Day Campaign on Anti-Violence Against Women (VAW) from November 25, 2019 to December 12, 2019.... View Article


Amidst the rigorous quasi-military training intensified by academic pressure, the PMMA Midshipmen/women were given the time to relax and mingle as they celebrated one of the most anticipated events of the year, the Acquaintance Party 2019. Conforming to the theme... View Article


With our aim of improving the research performance of the Academy and as part of its continuing development, the PMMA Department of Research and Development would like to invite interested professionals to become member of the editorial board of WAVES... View Article

PMMA Entrance Examination 2019 Results

Annoucement from the PMMA Admissions Office! COMMO JOEL Y ABUTAL PMMA Superintendent congratulates the 5,458 successful examinees among the 9,126 hopeful applicants of the 2019 Philippine Merchant Marine Academy Entrance Examination held last September 28, 2019 simultaneously in 35 testing... View Article

For Immediate Hiring: Accounting Staff

ACCOUNTING STAFF Monthly Salary: P 11, 068.00 Skills and Qualifications BS Accounting graduate or any business related course Willing to be employed on a Service Contract basis Job Description Checks report of collections and deposits of all finds submitted by... View Article


We are now accepting enrollees for Advance Training in Fire Fighting (ATFF). Training Fee : ₱ 2, 500.00 Duration : 6 days Requirement/s : Medical Certificate (DOH Accredited Clinic) We are now accepting enrollees for IMO MODEL COURDE 6.10 For more... View Article

Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) Grantees

The students who are qualified to avail Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) for AY 2018-2019 are the following: Those who are part of the households included in the Listahanan 2.0 ranked according to the estimated per capita household income. (DSWD) Those... View Article

Calendar of Activities


REPUBLIC ACT No. 7041 June 5, 199. An Act Requiring Regular Publication of Existing Vacant Positions in Government Offices, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and For Other Purposes" aims to promote efficiency in the allocation of personnel in the civil service, as well as transparency and equal opportunities in the recruitment and hiring of new personnel.

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Get to know more about the home of the world’s finest mariners. From its inception in 1820 as Escuela Nautica de Manila, to its stature as the premier maritime institution in the country today, The Philippine Merchant Marine Academy continues to utilize its proud maritime tradition, producing marine, naval, and coast guard officers for shipboard and shore-based positions, providing the best service, knowledge and skills only PMMA graduates possess!

Heading the call of Education 4.0 as aligned to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy revolutionized its teaching and learning environment thru innovations on adaptive virtual reality, analytic gamefied methodologies, eLearning platforms, modern simulations, digital statistics and tracking, digital blockchain certifications, and electronic diplomas and transcripts. Priding itself as the first augmented-reality maritime institution, the PMMA believes the future is NOW.


One hundred and ninety nine years since Escuela Nautica De Manila first opened its doors, we continue to be the leading breeding ground of the most sought after mariners in the country.  It is this position in the industry that many have tried to outdo, if not to come at par with. Having endured countless challenges throughout the times, the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy remains steadfast in its commitment to the Filipino people and to the world. PMMA endeavors to partner with as many offices and entities as possible, and taking the lead in developing the advancement of maritime education and training.The dawn of the new era of internationalization of higher education is right before our eyes. The glaring challenges are becoming more and more overwhelming by the minute. But we are confident that with our partnership with the Commission on Higher Education, we can address the core competencies of faculty and staff to meet the demands of developing the future global maritime leaders. We are also poised to strengthen research capabilities for future growth and development. The PMMA is also fortunate to be an attached agency of the Department of Transportation. With the support of the Department, our stakeholders are assured of a dynamic approach in leading the development of global maritime leaders through innovation, synergies and excellence. By the year 2020, PMMA will celebrate its 200th founding anniversary. PMMA has a long standing tradition and contribution to our country and to the world, as we shape our students’ future. Accordingly, our students shape the future of the maritime industry. The stature that we have sustained over the years proved our place as a pillar of education. PMMA is prepared and capable in supporting the challenges of the Philippine maritime industry by the International Maritime Organization State Audit Scheme (IMSAS). Our holistic approach to education and training successfully produced critical thinkers. This 200 anniversary speaks of this legacy. We will utilize this milestone to guide more of our students towards becoming capable and conscientious individuals. May we all take our parts in nation building with passion and commitment. Join us, as we set voyage unto uncharted seas. Onwards beyond 200 years of maritime leadership and excellence.