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Arrival Honors for the newly-promoted PMMA Superintendent

The PMMA community renders Arrival Honors to its newly-promoted Superintendent Commodore Joel Y Abutal PMMA. All geared up to lead the Academy towards greater heights, Commodore Abutal appealed to all PMMA employees to utilize character and selfless sense of public... View Article

PMMA Oplan Undas

In support to the DOTr “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Undas 2019” relating to the upcoming All Saints Day and All Souls Day, the PMMA conducted a General Safety Briefing which was participated by the employees, staff, and cadets of PMMA.

PMMA Silent Drill Company bags the title of the 1st Philippine Marine Corps Silent Drill Competition

Emphasizing their signature stallion march perfectly synchronized with the beat of a snare drum, and accompanied by the crackling sound of 8-kilogram rifles, the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy Silent Drill Company once again showcased their head-turning performance to bag the... 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

PMMA JOINS MARITIME WEEK CELEBRATION

In observance of the Maritime Week Celebration last September 23-29, 2019, the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy has undertaken several activities such as bloodletting, coastal clean-up, and series of meetings with stakeholders to discuss ongoing education programs to further promote and... View Article

Oath Taking – PMMA Class of 2023

It was a festive occasion at the grounds of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, as the successful probationary midshipmen took their oath as incoming 4CL cadets and cadettes. They were awarded their serial numbers in front of hundreds of family,... 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