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The Academy
The Academy

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The MARITIME ACADEMY OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (MAAP) was envisioned and established by Capt. Gregorio S. Oca, the visionary founder, the President of AMOSUP (Associated Marine Officer's and Seamen's Union of the Philippines) to be at par with the best maritime education and training institutions in the world.

MAAP, which was founded in January 14, 1998, is designed to be a world-class maritime academy hence; it is equipped with state-of the-art facilities compliant to the requirements of the STCW (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers).

The academy is accredited by the Commission of Higher Education (CHED), offers four-year scholarship grants in Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and Marine Engineering, a five-year courses in Integrated Maritime Studies, Bridging Program for Marine Engineering, and postgraduate course as to qualified applicants selected nationwide through competitive entrance requirements. Through appropriate arrangement with various sponsors and donors, every graduate is assured of employment aboard commercial ships plying the foreign trade.

The AMOSUP Seamen's Training Center (ASTC) on the other hand, which is accredited by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) STCW Office, and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), was established to carry out programs and services to benefit Union's members and their dependents.

ASTC was established in 1972. It conducted its first orientation seminars and training courses in 1973, with emphasis on trade unionism, dignity of the profession, duties and responsibilities to the Union, to the employer, to the country and other subjects on the never ending technological changes affecting working conditions onboard modern vessels.

Owing to the vision of Capt. Oca, the support of Stolt-Nielsen, Norwegian Shipping and Offshore Federation, and other unions and private organization, the training center continuously improved and upgraded its quality of service and kept on increasing the number of courses being offered.

A Governing Board composed of AMOSUP, Private Sector, Danish Shipowners Association, Norwegian Shipowners Association, Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA), All Japan Seamens' Union (AJSU), International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), International Maritime Employees' Committee and the Filipino Association of Marines' Employment (FAME) run the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific.

As to date, MAAP sits on a 143 hectare site upon the inauguration of the IMMAJ-PJMCC Campus last April 7, 2009 equipped with the first cutting-edge maritime simulators and laboratories in the Philippines. The Center for Advance Maritime Studies was inaugurated with the unveiling of Capt. Gregorio S. Oca monument, campus and building together with Engr. Johnny S. Oca building last November 28, 2011.

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History

In 1960's, moved by the unjust working conditions of the Filipino Seafarers, Capt. Gregorio S. Oca formed the Associated Marine Officers' Union of the Philippines (AMOUP) for the protection of officers working on board commercial ships.

Guided by similar principles and united by the same vision AMOUP unified with Associated Seamens' Union of the Philippines (ASUP) forming the Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP) in 1972. From 1972 up to the present, AMOSUP has championed the rights of the Filipino seafarers by negotiating CBA's with foreign shipping companies which has become the standards and by providing unparalled programs and range of essential services to its members and their dependent.

Presently,. AMOSUP-PTGWO-ITF embarks its most ambitious project to date, an academy where the best breed of merchant marine deck and engine officers in the world can be found - the MARITIME ACADEMY OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC-KAMAYA POINT.

The MARITIME ACADEMY OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (MAAP) was envisioned and established by Capt. Gregorio S. Oca, the visionary founder, the President of AMOSUP (Associated Marine Officer's and Seamen's Union of the Philippines) to be at par with the best maritime education and training institutions in the world.

MAAP, which was founded in January 14, 1998, is designed to be a world-class maritime academy hence; it is equipped with state-of the-art facilities compliant to the requirements of the STCW (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers).

The academy is accredited by the Commission of Higher Education (CHED), offers four-year scholarship grants in Maritime Transportation and Maritime Engineering, a five-year course in Integrated Maritime Studies and Brigding Program for Maritime Engineering to qualified applicants selected nationwide through competitive entrance requirements. Through appropriate arrangement with various sponsors and donors, every graduate is assured of employment aboard commercial ships plying the foreign trade.

The AMOSUP Seamen's Training Center (ASTC) on the other hand, which is accredited by the Maritime Training Council (MTC), the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), was established to carry out programs and services to benefit Union's members and their dependents.

ASTC was established in 1972. It conducted its first orientation seminars and training courses in 1973, with emphasis on trade unionism, dignity of the profession, duties and responsibilities to the Union, to the employer, to the country and other subjects on the never ending technological changes affecting working conditions onboard modern vessels.

Owing to the vision of Capt. Oca, the support of Stolt-Nielsen, Norwegian Shipping and Offshore Federation, and other unions and private organization, the training center continuously improved and upgraded its quality of service and kept on increasing the number of courses being offered.

A Governing Board composed of the Private Sector, Danish Shipowners Association, Norwegian Shipowners Association, Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA), All Japan Seamens' Union (AJSU), International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), International Maritime Employees' Committee and the Filipino Association of Marines' Employment (FAME) run the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific.

As to date, MAAP sits on a 103 hectare site upon the inauguration of the IMMAJ-PJMCC Campus last April 7, 2009 equipped with the first cutting-edge maritime simulators and laboratories in the Philippines. The Center for Advance Maritime Studies was inaugurated with the unveiling of Capt. Gregorio S. Oca monument, campus and building together with Engr. Johnny S. Oca building last November 28, 2011.

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VISION. The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific envisions itself as a leading institution of excellence in the maritime education and training in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.
MISSION. The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific provides quality education and training to students for the development of competent graduates who shall possess the character, knowledge, and skills necessary for the successful pursuit of a maritime career.

Quality Policy

We at MAAP commit to manage a maritime education and training environment that satisfies its clientele's and stakeholders' requirements and achieves greater efficiency by continual system improvement.

Core Values

INTEGRITY

being consistently honest and trustworthy in work even without supervision thus gaining trust and respect of clients and stakeholders with open and transparent decision making processes.

SELF-DISCIPLINE

ability to motivate oneself regardless emotional state leading towards hard work and persistence to get ones' job done.

EXCELLENCE

Striving for the highest personal and institutional achievement in all aspects of work, individual and community action and life-long learning.

FAMILY

the culture of unity and deeper understanding of teamwork as people bounded together in one in spirit, sentiment and purpose.

OPITO Policy Statement

MAAP hereby commit itself to fully implement and maintain OPITO standards by aligning its Quality Management System to the OPITO regulations; adequate provision and proactive maintenance of physical resources; ensuring OPITO trainers, assessors, and staff are competent, trained and continually evaluated; and documenting a reliable and detailed competence-based training and assessment that will satisfy candidates' training needs.

The objectives of the OPITO policy statement are:

  • To inform delegates about OPITO and their activities;
  • To ensure instructors, assessors and staff will follow the OPITO standard;
  • Instructors, assessors, third parties, management and comments from delegates help to improve the quality of the OPITO courses at MAAP;
  • To implement up to date statistics and information into the OPITO courses at MAAP.

Quality System

ISO 9001 : 2015
PROVISION OF MARITIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING TO THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING INDUSTRY
PSB 100 : 2002
PROVISION OF MARITIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY
BSMT AND BSMARE PROGRAM LEVEL 1 ACCREDITED
ACCREDITED TRAINING PROVIDER

"Ever the trailblazer in the maritime quality management system, another milestone achieved by MAAP as being the 1st maritime academic institution to be certified under the ISO 9001:2015 Standards globally. It is therefore an honor by DNVGL to give this ISO 9001 certification."

ENGR. ALEXANDER JAVIER

Organizational Chart

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Training Facilities

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DECK DEPARTMENT
DECK DEPARTMENT
ENGINE DEPARTMENT
ENGINE DEPARTMENT
ENSURING EXCELLENCE
AT SEA AT ALL TIMES.
Academics
Academics
Graduate Schools
Graduate Schools

Center for Advanced Maritime Studies

MAAP continues in its pursuit of excellence with the opening of the Center for Advanced Maritime Studies (CAMS). It is a joint project of the AMOSUP under Dr. Conrado Oca together with the Seafarers' Promotion Fund managed by the All Japan Seamen's Union (AJSU) under Capt. Yoji Fujisawa, and the International Marine Managers Association of Japan (IMMAJ) under Mr. Tsutomu Izuka.

This is the fulfillment of the vision of the late Capt. Gregorio S. Oca, founding chairman of MAAP and president of AMOSUP, who along with VADM Eduardo Ma. R. Santos, AFP (Ret.), sought to improve the lives of Filipino seafarers by expanding welfare services through education and training.

CAMS is headed by an accomplished Technical Superintendent in the person of its AVP for Post Graduate and Executive Director, C/E Rodolfo D. Paiso, MSBM along with the pool of experienced management level officers with graduate degrees. And to ensure that students get global exposure and the benefit of different instructional approaches, CAMS has a "visiting professor program" with well-qualified foreign lecturers who will deliver special seminars on their specialization.

Mission

The Center for Advanced Maritime Studies offers high level educational programs and courses aimed to raise the professional and academic qualifications of Filipino Merchant Marine Officers to prepare them become effective Ship Superintendents and Managers or Academic Supervisor ashore.

CAMS shall also conduct research to solve real life problems and issues that will contribute to the development of the maritime industry and to propagate new process and technology to its stakeholders.

Program Offering

CAMS offer the following graduate programs:

  • Master of Science in Marine Transportation (Marine Superintendent); and
  • Master of Science in Marine Engineering (Technical Superintendent.

These are the first vertically articulated maritime graduate degree programs in the Philippines, incorporating the competence requirements of a Marine or Technical Superintendent as per DNV Standard 3.301.

Graduates of these programs possesses the qualifications and competence of a Marine Superintendent or Technical Superintendent and as academic supervisor in a maritime higher education institution.

Curriculum

  • Master of Science in Marine Transportation
  • Master of Science in Marine Engineering

Admission Requirement

  • Maritime Bachelor's Degree;
  • Preferably with Management Level License; and
  • Endorsement from Supervisor/Company/Instructor

Tuition and Other Fees

  1. Tuition

    Unaffiliated StudentsPhp 2,000/unit
    AMOSUP Member StudentsPhp 1,000/unit
    Japanese Shipping Company - Connected StudentsPhp 200/unit

  2. Application Fee No cost
  3. Miscellaneous
    • Registration Subsidized
    • Library Subsidized
    • Energy Subsidized
    • Technology Support Subsidized
    • Student ID No cost
  4. Laboratory At cost
  5. Instructional Materials Subsidized

Forms

  • For NEW Student:
    1. Click to download the Application for Admission Form.
    2. Click to download the Enrollment Form.
    3. Print the downloaded forms and fill-up the forms.
    4. Submit the accomplished forms to the CAMS personnel.
  • For OLD Student:
    1. Click to download the Enrollment Form.
    2. Print the downloaded form and fill-up the form.
    3. Submit the accomplished form to the CAMS personnel.
AMOSUP Seamen's Training Center
ASTC

Profile

Answering the plight of seafarers working in the overseas shipping companies, Capt. Gregorio S. Oca organized the ASSOCIATED MARINE OFFICER'S AND SEAMEN'S UNION OF THE PHILIPPINES (AMOSUP) in 1961 to :

  • To unite all Filipino Seafarers and to educate them to cooperate in every movement which tends to benefit the organization;
  • To impress upon the membership, employers and the whole world that it is to the advantage of all concerned that workers be organized.;
  • To work for the upgrading of the standard of all licensed and unlicensed officers and seamen in this country and to work for the establishment of adequate wage standard, international or national level, sufficient to provide a decent living to every seafarers and their families;
  • To create, maintain, operate , staff and equip a Seamen's Center, Hospitals and Training Centers and other projects which would attain and give maximum services to the members and their families and;
  • To train Filipino seafarers from the vast unemployed so that they may attain the quality standards required by the world shipping industry and to develop them through educational programs, seminars and training to qualify for higher positions of responsibilities.

For these objectives and mandate of the Constitution and By-laws of the UNION, the AMOSUP Seamen's Training Center was established in 1972.

The AMOSUP SEAMEN'S TRAINING CENTER (ASTC) is one of the organizations of the ASSOCIATED MARINE OFFICERS' AND SEAMEN'S UNION OF THE PHILIPPINES (AMOSUP). ASTC first conducted seminars in 1973 to emphasize unionism, pride in their profession, their duties and responsibilities in their Union, to their country and other subjects on the never ending technological changes affecting working conditions on board modern vessels of today.

The AMOSUP Seamen's Training Center (ASTC) is one of the most equipped training centers in the country nowadays. ASTC also acquired the state of the art equipment such as a Full Mission Bridge Simulator with ECDIS and fifteen (15) other own ships with ARPA and Radar Equipment, eight of which with state-of-the-art ECDIS. It also has a Full Mission Desktop Engine Simulator with Cargo Handling capability for VLCC, LNG and Chemical Tankers. In addition, ASTC also possess its own fire fighting infrastructures and equipment for firefighting courses.

The center is accredited by MTC, MARINA, TESDA and other government and private agencies. ASTC is also recognized by PRC as an assessment center for SSBT and ERS. And to continuously improve and upgrade the quality of its services, the training center carries out upgrading programs and services which will improve the competence and proficiency of Filipino seafarers and make them globally competitive in their field.

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Vision

The AMOSUP Seamen's Training Center (ASTC) envisions itself as the center of excellence and leading center for maritime training and upgrading of seafarers in the Asia Pacific Region.

Mission

The Training Center's mission is to train and develop seafarers in order to ensure that they possess the technical skills and expertise necessary to comply with the requirements of STCW.

Quality Policy

The AMOSUP Seamen's Training Center (ASTC) is committed to quality service.

We are determined to attain this quality objective by providing our trainees with the technological skills and proper training not only to comply with but also to exceed the requirements of maritime training and upgrading.

Training Program Schedule

For inquiries, kindly reach us through our telephone numbers
(02) 784-9100 / (047) 237-3355
Local 4110 (MLC Office)

Courses and Fees

Renewal / Revalidation of COC

Trainees in Action

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Research
Research

 
Careers
Careers
Last Update: July 18, 2016
DECK INSTRUCTORS (Management/ Operational Level)
  • Graduate of BS Marine Transportation
  • At least a 2/M to Master Mariner licensed
  • With at least 12 months of shipboard experience as an Officer-in-Charge
  • MARINA ID / PRC ID holder
  • Not more than 60 years old
  • Completed IMO Model Course 6.09 is an advantage
  • Completed IMO Model Course 3.12 is an advantage
ENGINE INSTRUCTORS (Management/ Operational Level)
  • Graduate of BS Marine Engineering
  • At least a 3/E to Chief Engineer licensed
  • With at least 12 months of shipboard experience as an Officer-in-Charge
  • MARINA ID / PRC ID holder
  • Not more than 60 years old
  • Completed IMO Model Course 6.09 is an advantage
  • Completed IMO Model Course 3.12 is an advantage
(2) PE INSTRUCTORS FOR 2ND SEMESTER (2016-2017)
  • Male/Female
  • Not more than 40 years old
  • Graduate of BSE Major in Physical Education
  • With Master's Degree in the area of specialization
  • With at least 2 years teaching experience
  • Willing to be a full-time instructor
COOK
  • Male
  • Not more than 40 years old
  • With 1 to 2 years of work experience as a cook and in food preparation
  • Completed short term courses in cooking  is an advantage
  • At least High School Graduate
  • TESDA Certification (NC II - Cookery or NC II - Food and Beverages) is an advantage
ASSISTANT COOK
  • Male
  • Not more than 40 years old
  • With at least 1 year work experience as a cook
  • Completed short term courses in cooking and food preparation are advantages
  • Can assist the cook well in food preparation
  • At least High School Graduate
  • TESDA Certification (NC II - Cookery or NC II - Food and Beverages) is an advantage
STAFF ASSISTANT (Temporary)
  • Preferably Female
  • Not more than 30 years old
  • Preferably graduate of BS in Office Administration/ Office Management or any Baccalaureate Course
  • With good oral and written English communication skills
  • Computer literate (Proficient in MS office application)
  • With experience in documentation, filing and encoding
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
STAFF/STAFF ASSISTANT
  • Preferably Female
  • Not more than 30 years old
  • Preferably graduate of BS in Office Administration/ Office Management or any Baccalaureate Course
  • With good oral and written English communication skills
  • Computer literate (Proficient in MS office application)
  • With experience in documentation, filing and encoding
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
DRIVER
  • Male
  • Not more than 50 years old
  • At least High School Graduate with TESDA Certification (National Certificate I, II, or III - Driving)
  • With 5 years of experience as a driver
  • Driver's license restriction 1 2 3
  • With a short course in Automotive Technology / Mechanic
FOOD SERVER
  • Male
  • Not more than 40 years old
  • High school or college level graduate
  • With 1-2 years experience in food handling and preparation and in serving food to guests, employees or students in fastfood store, restaurant, resto-bar or hotel.
  • Seminar or training in TESDA is an advantage (NC II - Food and Beverage Services)
GUIDANCE COUNSELOR
  • Male or Female
  • Must be a willing to be a full time Counselor
  • Has 3 to 4 years counseling experience
  • Must be a licensed Guidance Counselor
INSTRUCTIONAL LABORATORY SERVICE ENGINEER
  • Male
  • Preferably not more than 35 years old
  • Graduate of BS ECE / BS EE / BS ME / BS ICE
  • Preferably with PRC license or PICS certification or equivalent
  • Must have at least 2 years work experience
  • Can perform preventive maintenance and calibration inventory of laboratory equipment including instrumentation and control, pneumatics and hydraulics electromechanical, ref and aircon and can perform and set up exercises/experiments and conduct troubleshooting of equipment.
HUMAN RESOURCE DIVISION
Contact Nos: 09998854121
02-784-9100 Local 4018(HRD)
and look for Ms. Peachie Sta Cruz
Fax Number: 02-741-1006
Bataan Line: 047-237-3355
marellcelstacruz@yahoo.com.ph
sophiestacruz@gmail.com

AMOSUP ANNEX BUILDING
Cabildo Corner Sta. Potenciana Street
Intramuros, Manila
Telefax Number: 02-527-2110
Contact Us
Contact Us
Location
KamayaPt., Brgy. Alas-asin, Mariveles, Bataan

Phone: (02) 784-9100
Bataan Line: (047) 237-3355
Fax No.: (02) 741-1006
E-Add: info@maap.edu.ph

Manila Office

AMOSUP Annex Building
Cabildo Corner Sta. Potenciana Street Intramuros, Manila

Phone: (02) 527-2110