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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

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

ACQUAINTANCE PARTY 2019

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

PMMA during the Ultimate Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)

Out of the 126 cadet participants, 16 cadets were from the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy during the Ultimate Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Challenge Part 2 held at Camp Riego de Dios, Tanza, Cavite on November 15-17, 2019. This 4-day... View Article

PMMA and Pavilion de La Castellana marked their Partnership

The Philippine Merchant Marine Academy and the Pavilion de La Castellana finally formalized their long term partnership in relation to the upcoming PMMA Bicentennial celebration. La Castellana owned by the spouses Andres Chua and Cosette Chua was identified as the... 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: ACCOUNTANT I

ACCOUNTANT I Monthly Salary: P20, 754 Skills and Qualifications BS Accountancy graduate Preferably Certified Public Accountant With experience in Government accounting Willing to be employed on a Service Contract basis Job Description Encoding data transactions to prepare Journal Entry Vouchers... View Article

For Immediate Hiring: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Monthly Salary: P 23,044.00 Skills and Qualifications BS Electrical Engineering graduate Licensed Electrical Engineer Willing to be employed on a Service Contract basis Job Description Be over-all in charge of the PMMA Power Supply Ensures that electrical works... 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

PMMA TRAINING CENTER IS NOW ACCEPTING ENROLLES FOR THE FOLLOWING COURSES

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

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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