World Maritime University (WMU) Field Studies in PH

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS


MARITIME INDUSTRY AUTHORITY

 

PRESS RELEASE NO. 2014-008
07 May 2014


WORLD MARITIME UNIVERSITY (WMU) FIELD STUDIES IN PH


The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is privileged to coordinate the WMU Field Studies for the Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration 2014 students in the Philippines from May 05 to 09, 2014. This is the first that the WMU has conducted their field studies in the country.

Sixteen (16) WMU students, representing 13 countries will get exposures with the bests of the Philippines’ maritime industry, such as maritime administration, shipping and logistics, education and training, manning and deployment, among others. Accompanying WMU Professors are Jens-Uwe Schroder-Hinrichs and Michael Baldauf of the Masters of Science in Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration (WMU-MSEA) Program.

“We see this as a unique opportunity to promote the Philippines as a world-class venue for a comprehensive set of maritime services.” enthused MARINA Administrator, Maximo Q Mejia Jr. He conveys his deep appreciation and gratitude for the active partnerships of relevant agencies/companies/entities: the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), the International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), the Magsaysay Transport & Logistics Corporation (MTLC), the Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc., the Filipino Shipowners Association, the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP), the Marlow Navigation Training Center (MNTC), and, the Asian Institute of Management (AIM).

Mejia likewise acknowledged the active participation of the WMU Alumni in this program. To date, a total of 129 Filipinos graduated from the prestigious maritime university, about 70% of them are in the government service.

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MARINA, MARITIME PHILIPPINES, We Move the World.
The Maritime Industry Authority is an attached agency of the Department of Transportation and Communications tasked to accelerate the integrated development of the maritime industry in the country. It has been implementing reforms and programs to transform the country’s domestic shipping industry to global competitiveness and the MARINA into a premiere maritime administration in Southeast Asia. For more information, visit marina.gov.ph.

Contact:

Atty. Jabeth A. Dacanay
Chief of Staff, Office of the Administrator
MARITIME INDUSTRY AUTHORITY (MARINA)

Telephone No.: 523-9078
Email: oadm@[email protected]

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