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Ang PMMA ay nakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng ika 123 taon ng Araw ng Kalayaan

    Nakikiisa ang Philippine Merchant Marine Academy sa mga mamamayang Pilipino sa pagdiriwang ng Araw ng Kalayaan. Nawa ay ating patuloy na bigyang halaga ang ika-123 na Araw ng Kasarinlan na ating inaalala taun-taon. Mabuhay ang bayang Pilipinas.


It has been three years since a great and motivational leader has left us. A person who have lived a life with a purpose greater than himself. We in the Academy greatly support his belief that in order to level... View Article


MEDICAL SCREENING will be conducted on May 3-21,2021. Select the accredited Medical Provider near you and follow the medical screening guidelines for your schedules and other instructions. Please note that there will be an online interview after the Medical Screening... View Article

Initial Payment For SY:2021-2022

Initial Payment FOR SY 2021-2022      Note:            FOR ONLINE PAYMENT: Landbank e-Payment Portal                 TRANSACTION TYPE: ENROLLMENT FEE **For inquiry, kindly contact us at tel. no.: (047)... View Article

Initial Payment For SY:2021-2022

Initial Payment FOR SY 2021-2022      Note:            FOR ONLINE PAYMENT: Landbank e-Payment Portal                 TRANSACTION TYPE: ENROLLMENT FEE **For inquiry, kindly contact us at tel. no.: (047)... View Article

Class pinning and recognition of PMMA Class 2024

PMMA Commandant of Midshipmen Affairs, Alexander Tabobo led the recognition of 213 members of Class 2024 today. The recognition ceremony of Class 2024 was highlighted with the doning of Class Pin by the senior midshipmen of Class 2021 and Class... View Article


NOTE: *For inquiry, kindly contact us at tel. no. (047) 913-43-96 loc. 132 and FAX no. (047) 913-43-98, or email us at **For 4CL only, net amount (1st payment already deducted) corrects Erroneous Write-up About PMMA

Truth always prevail. In response to the protest letter that the PMMA has submitted to the Editor-in-Chief of regarding the erroneous write-up about the PMMA originally posted last 17 January 2021, the story was updated and corrected with an... View Article


COMMO JOEL Y ABUTAL PMMA congratulates the 3,417 successful examinees among the 6,234 hopeful applicants of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy Entrance Examination last November 28, 29, 30 for first batch and December 05 and 06 for second batch. See... View Article

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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.

Alumni Tracer

We're very interested to know how you're doing so far. Participate in our Alumni Tracer and tell us more about your whereabouts, connections, accomplishments and achievements, innovations, business, etc. Rest assured that the information provided and gathered will be kept strictly confidential, Thank you.

360 Virtual Tour

From opening classes in building at Calle Cabildo inside the Walled City of Intramuros, to Calle San Juan de Letran, to Calle Palacio, to Binondo, to Pasay, to Fort Bonifacio, Makati City, and then finally to a 602,292 square meters lot at Naval Station in San Narciso, Zambales, let us all reminisce and be in awe of how our alma mater has innovated and improved to produce highly qualified, competent and morally upright Filipino merchant marine officers.

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!

Heeding 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.