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The Philippine Merchant Marine Academy has been through various adversities in its 203 years of maritime excellence. Among the notable and strategic achievements for the economy and defense during the Royal Decree under the Spanish government as Escuela Nautica de Manila, the Academy continuously proved to take the leap towards development and innovation despite all the trials and sacrifices encountered. Mandated by Republic Act 3680 signed by the late President Diosdado P. Macapagal, PMMA strongly contributes to the Philippine economic development and resiliency in Maritime Education and Training.

Over the years, PMMA unceasingly produced well-qualified and competent merchant marine, naval and coastguard officers. Needless to say, we strenuously strengthened its education and quality system even through digital transformation. We have showcased the Philippines….

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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!

Heeding 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.