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PMMA SITUATION AMIDST THE THREAT OF COVID-19

PUBLIC ADVISORY: PMMA SITUATION AMIDST THE THREAT OF COVID-19 For inquiries contact: PMMA Quarter Deck 24/7 hotline: (047) 913 4396 local (195) Despite the global health crisis which demanded for a declaration of an enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, the... View Article

ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE AND STRINGENT SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES

TO       :           ALL UNIT/DEPARTMENT HEADS, FACULTY, and NON-TEACHING STAFF RE       :           ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE AND STRINGENT SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES DATE  :           17 MARCH 2020In reference to the Memorandum from the Executive Secretary dated 16 March 2020 which provides for the... View Article

Additional Advisory in order to intensify our campaign towards the prevention of the spread of COVID-19

In order to intensify our campaign towards the prevention of the spread of COVID-19, PMMA hereby issues the following additional advisory: 1.      PMMA Guests and Visitors  The Academy shall be implementing No Guest/Visitor effective immediately; In the event of inevitable circumstances... View Article

PMMA Advisory Related to Covid-19

Amidst the latest development on Covid-19, we emphasize the health and safety of our alumni, our guests, the PMMA faculty, staff and cadets are our utmost concern. Following Proclamation No. 922 by the President of the Philippines declaring the State... View Article

Postponement of Neuro-Psychological Evaluation

In line with the resolution adopted by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) dated 09 March 2020 wherein social distancing measures are recommended to fight the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), this is... View Article

Announcement from the PMMA Admissions Office

To all successful passers of the 2019 PMMA Entrance Examination qualified for the PSYCHOLOGICAL SCREENING, please read the schedules and understand the guidelines as indicated. NOTE: The results of the PMMA Neuro-Psychological Examination shall be announced on the same day... View Article

PMMA SITUATION AMIDST THE THREAT OF COVID-19

PUBLIC ADVISORY: PMMA SITUATION AMIDST THE THREAT OF COVID-19 For inquiries contact: PMMA Quarter Deck 24/7 hotline: (047) 913 4396 local (195) Despite the global health crisis which demanded for a declaration of an enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, the... View Article

ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE AND STRINGENT SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES

TO       :           ALL UNIT/DEPARTMENT HEADS, FACULTY, and NON-TEACHING STAFF RE       :           ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE AND STRINGENT SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES DATE  :           17 MARCH 2020In reference to the Memorandum from the Executive Secretary dated 16 March 2020 which provides for the... View Article

Additional Advisory in order to intensify our campaign towards the prevention of the spread of COVID-19

In order to intensify our campaign towards the prevention of the spread of COVID-19, PMMA hereby issues the following additional advisory: 1.      PMMA Guests and Visitors  The Academy shall be implementing No Guest/Visitor effective immediately; In the event of inevitable circumstances... View Article

PMMA Advisory Related to Covid-19

Amidst the latest development on Covid-19, we emphasize the health and safety of our alumni, our guests, the PMMA faculty, staff and cadets are our utmost concern. Following Proclamation No. 922 by the President of the Philippines declaring the State... View Article

Postponement of Neuro-Psychological Evaluation

In line with the resolution adopted by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) dated 09 March 2020 wherein social distancing measures are recommended to fight the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), this is... View Article

ADVISORY from the Office of the Superintendent

With the recent threats of novel corona virus (2019-nCoV), the public is hereby advised that the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy will take precautionary measures to ensure that the Academy shall remain free from 2019-n-CoV. PMMA contingents returning from the SCUAA... View Article

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Careers

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.

 SUPERINTENDENT’S CORNER

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.

COMMO JOEL Y ABUTAL PMMA
Superintendent