PTC Founding Chairman Ambassador Carlos C. Salinas was conferred with the Royal Award - the Grand Cross of Isabel the Catholic (Gran Cruz de la Orden de Isabel la Catolica) by the King of Spain, King Felipe VI, represented by His Excellency Luis Calvo, Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines, on May 10, 2017.

Health Metrics held the formal inauguration and blessing of their Pasay clinic last May 19, 2017, attended by their valued customers. The branch is Health Metrics' third after their

The House Committee on Transportation approved the substituted bill regarding The Philippine Ship Registry System introduced by ANGKLA Party-List Rep.

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training, Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) celebrated its 25th anniversary last May 26, 2017, through a thanksgiving mass followed by a reception for their valued clients held at the Penthouse of First Maritime Place in Makati. A “selfie” photo contest entitled “PHILCAMSAT at 25” was also launched as part of the celebrations.

PTC employees helped prepare a clean, safe and learning-conducive environment for the students of Bucal II Elementary School in Maragondon, Cavite as they took part in the Department of Education’s “Brigada Skwela” program last May 16, 2017.

PTC proved triumphant at the greens as representatives of the Group participated in the recently held golf tournaments of the Filipino Association for Mariners’ Employment, Inc. (FAME) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Inc. (SONAME) respectively.

LifeLinks International Resources participated in various legs of the Labor Day Job Fair organized by the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), in cooperation with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)

John T. Essberger and Transocean Shipmanagement (TOS) held their Safety, Security, Health, Environment and Quality (SSHEQ) Seminar for their officers and crew at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Manila last May 15 to 17, 2017. A memorable Fellowship Night,

PTC employees learned about the basics of kidney health at the latest leg of the PTC Health & Wellness Lecture Series 2017 held last May 31 at the Legaspi Room of First Maritime Place

Employees of the PTC Group once again gathered for a day of fun under the sun at the 2017 Summer Outing held at the White Corals Beach Resort in Morong Bataan last May 13. Attendees enjoyed a

Malayan Colleges Laguna’s Mapua-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training (CMET) went through two audits last month to evaluate the institution’s continued commitment to quality maritime education.

Captain Dexter M. Comendador, President & CEO of Philippines Air Asia (PAA), and Mr. Rodolfo Dino Z. Santos, General Manager of PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center, recently signed an agreement for Technical Training Services of 25 participants

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training, Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) is now the official training provider of Crossworld Marine Services Inc. The partnership was initiated by

PTC and PTC-CSJ expressed their appreciation to Seaspan Ship Management, Ltd. and IVS-Grindrod Shipping for their participation in and support of the Adopt-A-Ship Program’s pilot run in the Philippines

PTC’s Human Resources Department has reported that through the selfless contributions of employees to the PTC Group ChariTree Project last December, the children of the Philippine Cerebral Palsy Incorporated (PCPI) have been able to enjoy 374 free therapy sessions as of February 2017. More specifically,

LifeLinks International Resources Inc. participated in a 2-day job fair held last April 20 to 21, 2017 at the Little Theater in Daet, Camarines Norte. The event was organized by the Provincial Government of Camarines Norte,

PTC’s Business Process Control and Processes (BPCC) conducted a Basic 5S Awareness Training and Workshop at the PTC Iloilo office in General Luna St., Iloilo City last February 15, 2017.

PTC’s crewing offices were honored by PTC’s Crewing Quality Assurance (Crewing QA) during a simple awarding ceremony held last March 30 at the Legaspi Room of First Maritime Place.

As part of the PTC Group’s ongoing Organizational Transformation and Development (OTD) program, a new batch of senior officers and managers underwent the Leadership and Personal Effectiveness (LEADPEP) Workshop last April 5 to 8

PTC’s Family and Crew Relations (FCR), in cooperation with AXA Philippines, organized “Empowered and Informed,” a general assembly of PTC global maritime professionals (GMP) and allottees last April 22 at the Penthouse of First Maritime Place Makati

Northern Star Energy Corp. continues its expansion in Northern Luzon with the opening of two new retail outlets during the first quarter of 2017. Caltex Bacnotan in La Union opened in January 24

Students of the World Maritime University’s (WMU) Master of Science in Maritime Education and Training program visited PTC last April 27 as part of their Field Study Tour in the Philippines.

PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo took part in the International Labour Organization (ILO) Working Group of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) meeting held last April 3 o 5, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The pilot run of the Adopt-A-Ship program was successfully concluded last March 22. The program was launched in February of this year by PTC and the PTC-CSJ Foundation at four public schools in Muntinlupa City with the aim of promoting awareness of maritime vessel operations and navigation, as well as, the life of seafarers on board among young students.

The third group of Balanghay students graduated from Muntinlupa National High last April 8. Recognizing the city’s first batch of Senior High School students to complete the maritime track.

After two months of rendering service to its Dumaguete-Dapitan route, Balanghay cadets of Capitol University and Gil Montilla National High School alighted FastCat M6 last April 7, 2017, concluding their two-month shipboard training.

His Excellency Carlos Salinas, former Ambassador of the Philippines Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra, lectured on the topic globalization, entitled

The search for PTC’s most outstanding global maritime professionals (GMP) has once again begun with the call for nominations for the 2017 PTC Seafarer Awards. PTC seafarers of all ranks who embody the outstanding qualities of a Filipino

Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. (PTC) and PTC-CSJ Foundation, in cooperation with InterManager, introduced and launched the Adopt a Ship Program in the Philippines last February 2017.

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training, Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) has introduced its new Forklift Training Course customized to Holland America Line (HAL) standards.

UM Bulk AS and Ugland Shipping AS of the J.J. Ugland Companies recently welcomed two newbuildings to their ever growing fleet with the delivery of bulk carriers MV Olita and MV Livita in Japan.

February was indeed the month of love for PTC allottees as they expressed their appreciation for their respective GMPs through “I Love My GMP,” an online photo contest organized by PTC’s Family and Crew Relations.

As part of its emergency preparedness program, the PTC Group, in cooperation with the Bureau of Fire Protection, conducted its annual Fire and Earthquake Emergency Evacuation Drill last March 23.

Northern Star Energy, award-winning, multi-branded petroleum marketer, is proud to introduce GoPetrol, a point-to-point petroleum land transport service provider. With a fleet of seven, brand new

President Rodrigo R. Duterte personally welcomed the US-Philippines Society bi-national board, led by Co-chairs Manuel V. Pangilinan and Ambassador John D. Negroponte, during a 90-minute exchange at the Malacañang

PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center proudly congratulates the first batch of successful graduates of its 20-day Aviation Technician Advanced Training Course (A&P) which commenced last February 20.

The Empire State Building in New York, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Kremlin in Moscow, Sydney’s Opera House and other iconic buildings and monuments around the world dimmed their lights as millions of people from some 170 countries and territories took part in Earth Hour. First Maritime

Two batches comprised of the PTC Group’s senior officers and managers underwent the Leadership and Personal Effectiveness (LEADPEP) Workshop last February 8 to 11 and February 22 to 25 at the Seda Nuvali Hotel in Sta. Rosa City

PTC employees and global maritime professionals (GMPs) participated in a bloodletting activity organized by PTC’s Human Resources in cooperation with the Philippine Red Cross.

PTC-CSJ Foundation President Carla S. Limcaoco and PTC Education Project & Business Development Officer Jaja De Perio-Casas took part in a celebration commemorating the 22nd

As one community, PTC Group employees prepared themselves for Holy Week through “A Renewed Life This Easter,” a Lenten talk delivered by Mrs. Isabelita

PTC took part in the annual Sailors’ Society Manila Gala Dinner held last March 25 at the Peninsula Manila. The night started with a keynote speech from British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad. Afterwards

The Wallenius Shipping Conference was held last March 27 to 31 at the Manila Peninsula with the theme “Growing Great Together.” The five-day conference featured discussions on

Health Metrics, Inc. (HMI) is proud to announce the opening of its 3rd clinic located at the 4th level of Prism Plaza in Two E-com Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. The clinic offers primary healthcare and diagnostic services and

Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) marked another milestone as it celebrated its 38th anniversary with a mass held last February 20 at the Penthouse of First Maritime Place.

Graduates of the Maritime Senior High School under Project Balanghay proudly commenced their shipboard training onboard FastCat M6 last February 8, 2017. A total of 62 Balanghay cadets will be traversing the Dumaguete-Dapitan route for two months to acquire hands-on experience on the end-to-end operations of a vessel.

PTC’s Human Resources Department has successfully turned over the proceeds of the PTC ChariTree Project to Ms. Preciosa Diane D. Deluria, Executive Director of the Philippine Cerebral Palsy

In gratitude for the constant support extended by GMPs and allottees over the years, PTC’s Family and Crew Relations (FCR) organized an exclusive Bollywood-inspired Thanksgiving Lunch last January 28

PTC Holdings held a contract signing with Quintessentially last February 16 to formally bring the award-winning concierge and lifestyle management company’s services to the Philippines. Signatories for the partnership were PTC Holdings CEO Gerardo Borromeo and Emma Sherrard Matthew, Group CEO – Asia Pacific of Quintessentially

Travel enthusiasts flocked to the booth of Constellation Travels, Inc. (CTI) to grab one-of-a-kind deals to exciting domestic and international destinations at the 24th Philippine Travel Agencies Association

M/V Norstream, a RoRo vessel of Finnish shipping company Bore, rescued the seven crew of M/V Fluvius Tamar which sank off the English Channel during the evening of January 14, 2017.

Joseph McCormack, Occupational Safety Advisor of the Holland America Group, held a “Train the Trainers” program for instructors of the Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training,

Karen Avelino, PTC Executive Director for Education and Professional Development, has formally received PHILCAMSAT’s full certification for its Human Element Leadership and Management (HELM)

Congratulations to Team PHILCAMSAT-MAST for winning the PTC Group and Partners Basketball Tournament Championship held last February 7, 2017 at The City Club, Alphaland, Makati City.

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW 4) convened for its fourth session last January 30 to February 3 at the IMO

Employees of the PTC Group had an exciting day learning more about the 5S workplace organization method last February 28 at the Penthouse of First Maritime Place. Organized by the Business Process

A research team from the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) conducting a study on the Philippine maritime industry visited PTC on February 1 to meet with PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo,

Women in Maritime Philippines (WIMAPHIL) held a successful assessment and planning workshop last February 11 at the First Maritime Place in Makati. Also discussed during the session

Officers of the US Embassy’s Nonimmigrant Visa (NIV) Unit headed by NIV Chief Martin Lahm visited First Maritime Place last February 1 to meet with executives of the PTC Group in an effort to further understand the nuances of

Constellation Travels, Inc. (CTI) was honored by Asiana Airlines for the second year in a row as one of its top producing agencies for 2016. In a simple awarding ceremony held last February 22, Asiana Airlines Regional

PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo was in London last February 7 to attend the board meeting of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) where he serves as Vice Chairman. Among the critical issues discussed at the meeting was how the industry can best contribute to the

Following an initial meeting held last September 2016, key stakeholders of the Philippine Maritime Industry once again converged on February 2 at the Makati Diamond Residences to discuss the framework

Filipinos are set to witness a grand testament to the country’s rich heritage in globalization through a life-sized galleon taking center stage at the soon-to-be launched Manila-Acapulco Galleon Museum in Pasay City. A first-of-its-kind international maritime and cultural museum in the Philippines, the project pays tribute to the Galleon Trade which gave birth to international maritime commerce.

PTC’s Business Process Control and Compliance (BPCC) has announced that 83% of all PTC Group offices at First Maritime Place have achieved the gold class for the 5s Audits for the period October

Committed to continuously improve productivity, PTC has successfully gone live with its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) software suite Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

PTC-CSJ Foundation in partnership with Synergeia Foundation, celebrated the Department of Education’s National Children’s Month and National Reading Month through the conduct of two learning enrichment activities with its three partner-schools in Muntinlupa City – Bayanan Elementary School-Main (BESM), Lakeview Integrated School (LIS) and Sucat Elementary School (SES).

PTC has been chosen to take part in the Global Entrepreneurship Lab (G-Lab) program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Sloan School of Management for a four-month project engagement to help develop a strategic roadmap for PTC Connect.

Seaspan Ship Management commended PTC’s Capt. Bonifacio L. Miramontes for heading the search and rescue operations on board CSCL Manazanillo last December 7, 2016 to save the life of a local fisherman whose boat had capsized off the coast of China. The survivor was brought on board

Congressman Jesulito A. Manalo and ANGKLA Vice Chairman Capt. Ronald Enrile joined officials of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the local government of Iloilo last January 6 for the groundbreaking of a new

PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center Inc. has announced the opening of its Aviation Technician Advanced Training (Airframe & Powerplant / Sheetmetal) running from February 6 to March 3, 2017.

The PTC Group continues its Organizational Transformation and Development (OTD) Program this year with the latest installment of the Leadership and Personal Effectiveness (LEADPEP) Workshop held last January 25 to 28, 2017 at the Pico de Loro Beach & Country Club in Nasugbu, Batangas.

PTC’s Business Process Control and Compliance (BPCC) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) are introducing a new Business Process Management (BPM) platform to the PTC Group called iLeap.

Applications for Schengen Visas to Spain are now being accepted and processed at First Maritime Place in Makati through BLS International Services Ltd., the new external services provider of the Consulate General of Spain in Manila.

Iloilo is a heritage city whose rich history is matched only by its people’s deep love for it. The value Ilonggos place on their history and identity can easily be seen in their constant effort to preserve and revitalize old structures. One such area located in the district of Jaro is Calle Real, a street known for its charming

The PTC Group held its much-awaited annual year-end party last December 15, 2016 at the PICC Reception Hall in Pasay City with the theme “The PTC Group: Celebrating Change.” Gathering all members of the PTC Group of Companies under one roof, the event commemorates PTC’s 37 years of industry leadership amidst the changing times while continuing to move the world in more ways than one.

In gratitude for another year of milestones and blessings, the PTC Group held its annual Thanksgiving Mass last December 16 at the Penthouse of First Maritime Place. The mass was celebrated by Fr. Vic Apacible of the National Shrine of the Sacred Heart.

As part of the company’s long standing Christmas tradition of giving back, employees of the PTC Group visited the children of the Laura Vicuña Foundation last December 3 to spread the spirit of sharing through a special

PTC Group employees decked the halls of their offices with environmentally-friendly holiday cheer as they participated in the PTC Christmas Decorating Contest organized by the Human Resources Departmen

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training (PHILCAMSAT) and the Mapúa-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training (CMET) have successfully passed the annual audit of the Belgian Maritime

PTC GMPs and their families were treated to a day of health and wellness courtesy of PTC’s Family and Crew Relations last December 5 at the 4th Floor of First Maritime Place. Guests availed

The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) has approved the application of PTC for Corporate Membership starting September 2016.

The Kalawaan Elementary School in Pasig was the second beneficiary of “SIKAP, TULONG, SULONG! (STS),” a Northern Star Energy Corporation (NSE) corporate social responsibility program designed to help selected public schools across the Philippines.

Exmar Shipmanagement Crew Conference and Fellowship Night Whiterock Waterpark & Beach Hotel in Subic, November 28 to December 1

PTC joined key international maritime stakeholders at the CrewConnect Global Conference, the largest and most awaited maritime event, last November 15 to 16, 2016 at the Manila Mariott Hotel. This marks the 17th time that the international conference was held in the Philippines.

Maritime education and training professionals caught a preview of the future of maritime education with the introduction of Full Alert at the recently held CrewConnect Global Conference last November 15, 2016. Envisioned to be a powerful tool for creative learning, Full Alert is an educational mobile gaming app developed by PTC

The genuine spirit of the season rang true for employees of the PTC Group as they shared their blessings through the PTC ChariTree Project organized by the Human Resources Department.

Continuing its commitment to basic education in the Philippines, Wallenius Marine AB has donated its 11th classroom. This particular facility is the third Kinder classroom/library in partnership with the PTC-CSJ and AGAPP Foundations. It is now home to 140 Kinder pupils of Bayanan Elementary School-Unit 1 in Muntinlupa City.

Enterprising PTC employees helped spread the spirit of giving as they took part in the PTC Group Christmas Bazaar for a Cause last November 7 to 11, followed by a Christmas Food Fair from December 1 to 2, held at the 4th Floor and Penthouse of First Maritime Place respectively.

LifeLinks International Resources, Inc., in partnership with the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), the multi-employment facility of the Department of Labor and Employment, conducted a recruitment caravan in the provinces of Pangasinan and Baguio in Northern Luzon

PTC CEO Gerrardo Borromeo was invited by the Oxford Business Group (OBG) for the November 16 feature of the ANC television program “OBG Talks.” During the episode, Mr. Borromeo discussed

PTC is set to hold its annual year-end gathering this coming December 15 at the PICC Reception Hall in Pasay City with the theme “The PTC Group: Celebrating Change.” The highly-anticipated event will be hosted

As part of its efforts to reach out to more Filipinos seeking meaningful careers in a variety of industries, the PTC Group has launched the “Careers at PTC” Facebook page.

PTC Inc. has successfully passed the Periodic Audit for its ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System (EMS) conducted by the DNV last November 11, 2016.

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training, Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) has retained its recognition for the Human Element Leadership and Management (HELM) on Management Level

Hydroussa Navigation held their annual Christmas party for their officers and crew at the Vikings Restaurant in SM Jazz, Makati last November 20, 2016. Making the celebration even more meaningful, Hydroussa turned over a donation to help support the Children’s Joy Foundation, a shelter for neglected, abandoned, dependent, orphaned and surrendered children.

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) has formally launched its OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization) Facility at The MAST

InterManager Secretary-General Capt. Kuba Szymanski paid tribute to PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo for having completed two distinguished terms as President of InterManager.

PTC’s Northern Marine Management (NMM) Philippines was honored by the Oman Shipmanagement Management Company (OSMC) S.A.O.C. with the Best Service Award during the OSMC Safety Conference

PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo delivered a presentation on “Building a Sustainable Future in Manning Capability” at the 3rdInternational Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit (ISSS) in Singapore last October 3, 2016.

PTC organized a screening of the career advocacy film “Dimalupig” for an audience of Grade 6 students from the Muntinlupa Elementary School (MES) last October 19.

PTC extended aid to the victims of Typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima) in the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Kalinga, Apayao, Northern Abra and Ilocos Norte. Through the office of Senator Sonny Angara, PTC helped provide food

PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo was one of 4 special panelists at the Danish Maritime Forum 2016 held last October 26 to 27 at the Oceankaj 4 & 6 in Nordhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark.

PTC’s Business Process Control and Compliance (BPCC) recently announced the 5S Gold Status Awardees for the 3rdquarter of 2016. The offices which were commended for their strict compliance with the company’s 5S policies are: Family Crew Relations, First Maritime Credit Corp.,

PTC Employees and homeowners from ACM Homes’ PTC North and PTC South Communities showed their commitment for a greener future at “Planting for a Better Tomorrow,”

PTC’s Family and Crew Relations (FCR), in partnership with Constellation Travels, Inc. (CTI), helped open career opportunities in the travel sector for PTC global maritime professionals (GMPs)

Children of PTC employees enjoyed a day of Halloween fun at the PTC Spookemon Annual Trick or Treat event held last October 27 at the First Maritime Place. Donning cute Pokemon-themed costumes, around 200 kids

PTC employees showed off their flair in the performing arts at this year’s PTC Oktoberfest Talent Showcase last October 14 at the Mainsail Café in First Maritime Place. Entertaining the jam-packed crowd

ACM Landholdings Inc. supported the annual celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child (IDG2016) last October 11, 2016 at the Gateway Mall Cubao, Quezon City. Spearheaded by Samahan ng mga Pilipina para sa Reporma at Kaunlaran (SPARK), the event featured presentations from advocates of girls’ education and women empowerment, and was the venue for the official screening of the documentary “Girl Rising.”

Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. was a finalist of Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2016 in the category of education and training held on October 20 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. Ms. Karen Avelino, Executive Director for Education and Professional Development and Mr. Richard Arcamo, Assistant Sales Manager of PHILCAMSAT represented PTC.

John T. Essberger and Transocean Shipmanagement held their Safety, Security, Health, Environment and Quality (SSHEQ) Seminar for their officers and crew at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Manila last October 10 to 14, 2016.

The PTC Group of companies is looking forward to its annual Christmas gathering on December 15 with this year’s theme “The PTC Group Celebrating Change.”

PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center Inc. is rapidly evolving as the choice training center of the country’s leading hospitality and tourism schools. Last October 11, a total of 120 students from the College

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) is proud to announce that it has recently been accredited by the Maritime

After a year-long nationwide search, maritime party ANGKLA and co-presenter Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. (PTC) crowned the country’s best and brightest cadets at the National Finals of the Anchor for Excellence National Maritime Quiz Bee held last September 30 at the Malayan Colleges of Laguna (MCL) in Cabuyao.

As part of the company’s disaster resiliency program, PTC launched Project Noah at a disaster preparedness workshop conducted last September 24 at the Legaspi Room of First Maritime Place.

Key stakeholders of the Philippine maritime industry convened to discuss the formulation of a roadmap as an input to the new administration’s socio-economic agenda.

PTC joined the Philippine maritime industry as it observed National Maritime Week (NMW) 2016 last September 25 through September 30. This year’s nationwide celebration was hinged on the theme “Shipping: Indispensable to the World,” coined by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and was headed by the Philippine Ports Authority.

PTC’s Business Process Control and Compliance (BPCC) conducted an Internal Audit Training to update key members of the organization on ISO 9001:2015. The training was held last September 23 at the Legaspi Room of First Maritime Place and conducted by Ms. Mary Anne Concio, CEO of Powerhouse Development and Coaching

In celebration of World Maritime Day last September 29, employees of the PTC Group showcased their support for the world’s 1.5 million seafarers by participating in Sailors’ Society’s social media campaign.

The PTC Group is pleased to announce the following strategic appointments of key executives, effective September 1, 2016, as part of the organization’s continuing efforts to expand its presence across the different markets and publics that it serves.

PTC employees and global maritime professionals (GMPs) participated in a bloodletting activity organized by PTC’s Human Resources Department in cooperation with the Philippine Red Cross

The PTC-CSJ Foundation recently turned over new baseball equipment to six Bayanan teams in the Coach Pitch, Minors and Majors divisions.

LifeLinks International Resources Inc. has announced several exciting career opportunities for healthcare professionals wishing to work in the United Kingdom and the Middle East.

PTC’s Capt. Ronald Enrile, Senior Executive Director for Government Affairs in Maritime and Sectoral Representation, appeared as a resource person on the September 7 & 8 episodes of ANC’s

Constellation Travels, Inc. (CTI) was honored with the Top Country Agency Award 2016 (Philippines) during Sabre’s inaugural Asia Pacific Travel Technology Exchange (TTX) held last September 21 to 24 at the JW Marriot Beijing in China. Organized by Sabre Corporation, Sabre TTX

Women in Maritime Philippines (WIMAPHIL), in partnership with the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), strengthened its campaign to promote passenger safety on domestic ferries across the country via the “WOW ang Biyahe” posters under its WIMA on WATCH

In celebration of the 21st National Seafarers’ Day, Women in Maritime Philippines (WIMAPHIL)-NCR conducted an exhibit cum fair designed to encourage the entrepreneurial

LifeLinks International Resources has forged a partnership with the Mapúa Institute of Technology to provide scholarships in Nihongo Language Proficiency courses.

PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center Inc. (Mil-Com) conducted a Flight Attendant Open Recruitment for PAL Express, a subsidiary of national carrier Philippine Airlines, last August 30 at the Mil-Com Centre in NAIA Road,

ACM Homes opened the doors of its first expansion project outside of Luzon, the Salas Real development in the heritage province of Iloilo, last September 17, 2016.

PTC-CSJ Foundation has adopted Sucat Elementary School-Main (SESM) as its third partner-School in Muntinlupa City for the Foundation’s flagship Growing Good t

PTC-CSJ Foundation and WWF-Philippines have entered into a partnership project on environmental education (EE) that aims to increase the knowledge and awareness of school administrators and faculty on climate change, biodiversity conservation, energy and sustainable lifestyle.

PTC’s Environmental Management System (EMS) Core Team organized a series of seminars designed to give PTC employees a thorough review of the company’s EMS

PTC sponsored a screening of the career advocacy film “Dimalupig” at the University of Visayas in Cebu last August 18, 2016. Roel Yambao, PTC Business Development Manager,

PTC employees were given a refresher course on corporate decorum at the Personality Development Seminar conducted by Avon and organized by the Human Resources

PTC Agency and Transport, Inc. (PTCAT) has just launched their official website which may be accessed via The site features information on PTCAT’s host of cost-effective and efficient logistics solutions and customized services which include

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has deemed the maritime programs of the Mapúa-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training (CMET) compliant with the requirements of the CHED Memorandum Order Series 2015. In a letter signed by CHED

Women in Maritime Philippines (WIMAPHIL) paid a courtesy visit to Atty. Jay Daniel R. Santiago, recently appointed General Manager of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) last August 11 at the PPA Building in South Harbor, Port Area, Manila. On the same day, WIMAPHIL

PTC paid a courtesy visit to newly appointed Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre “Bebot” Bello last August 5 at the DOLE office in Intramuros,

PTC CEO, Gerardo A. Borromeo, in his capacity as InterManager President and ICS Vice-Chairman, was a panelist at the first International Safety at Sea Conference organized by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore last August 30, 2016. Gracing this event was

In line with the company’s commitment to sustainable environmental protection, PTC donated 12 sets of shovels to the “Adopt-an-Estero Program” of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau (EMB). The program is a collaborative

Upon their return to their classrooms on August 1, 2106, the students of the Laoag Central Elementary School (LCES) in Ilocos Norte were pleasantly surprised to find newly-painted walls, fixed door hinges, and repaired chairs, desks and shelves.

Women in Maritime Philippines Association (WIMAPHIL) held a block screening of the Disney film “Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass”

PTC’s Business Process Control and Compliance (BPCC) has named the 5s Gold Awardees for the 2nd Quarter of 2016. The awardees are PTC Group offices within First Maritime Place that have consistently achieved Gold status in the monthly 5s internal audits held from

First Maritime Shared Service (FMSS) has recently launched its new website which may be accessed via The website provides information on the company’s high- quality

Last July 18, the PTC-MIT Coffee Hour welcomed Dr. Oral Buyukozturk, a professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Civil and Environmental

Constellation Travels Inc. (CTI) was an exhibitor at the Travel Madness Expo 5 (TME5) last July 8 to 10, 2016, held at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center Inc. invites all aspiring flight attendants to its one-day Open Recruitment for PAL Express on August 30, 2016 at the PTC Mil-Com Office located at 3/F Broadlands Place Building A, NAIA (MIA) Road corner P. Mayuga, Tambo, Parañaque

Health Metrics, Inc. (HMI) has recently been accredited as the official medical provider of Makati Development Corporation (MDC), the construction arm of Ayala Land and one of the leading companies in the Philippine construction industry today. With this accreditation, HMI will be providing

PTC-CSJ Foundation has recently been approved as a member of the Association of Foundations (AF) by AF’s Board of Trustees.

Aviation Career Management Innovators (ACMI World) has launched its CAAP Flight Dispatcher Training course to provide aspiring Filipino aviation professionals with world-class Jeppesen training over a six-week period. Through this program, students are expected to obtain proficiency

Bayanan Elementary School-Main (BESM), a partner of PTC-CSJ for its Growing Good to Great Kids or 3G Program, recently won two awards for its 2016 Summer Reading Camp from the Department of Education – Best Implementer in Muntinlupa City and Regional Finalist for DepEd-NCR.

The First Conference on Safe Seafaring convened last April 20, 2016 at the Hotel H2O in Manila with the theme “Toward Higher Quality Maritime Education and Training: Learning Innovations for Safe Seafaring.”

It is with great sadness that PTC announces the passing of former Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Benjamin Santillan, who died last July 20, 2016. He was 65. Ben was a valued member

Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. (PTC) was honored by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) with the Timonel Maritime Achievement Award during ceremonies held in celebration of the Day of the Seafarer last June 25, 2016 at the SMX

The Filipino Shipowners Association (FSA) held its 4th FSA Cup Golf Tournament last June 10, 2016 at the Palmer Course of the Orchard Golf & Country Club in Dasmariñas, Cavite.

PTC employees joined more than 4,000 runners at the “Go Marino Go! Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Fun Run” organized by the Filipino Association for Mariners’ Employment (FAME)

Members of the Dutch delegation to the 17th Philippines-Netherlands Joint Committee on Maritime Affairs visited PTC and PHILCAMSAT, as well as, the MAST

The PTC-MIT Coffee Hour gathered executives and managers of the PTC Group for another knowledge sharing session, this time centered on an exciting and timely topic – the platform business model. Held last June 29 at the Legaspi

PTC joined over 1,800 exhibitors and 22,000 delegates from 90countries in one of the biggest international shipping exhibitions in the world, the Posidonia 2016, held last June 6 to 10, 2016 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens, Greece. Now on its 5th decade, the biennial

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training Inc. (PHILCAMSAT), in partnership with Northern Marine Management Management, was officially accredited by the Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO) last June 30, 2016 to deliver offshore survival

Dr. Maximo Mejia Jr., former Administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), recently completed his Basic Training Course, a pre-requisite to obtaining a Seaman’s book, at the Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training, Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) and

The Department of Education (DepEd) recognized PTC for its efforts as one of the proponents of Project Balanghay or the Maritime Senior High School Program. As a symbol of their gratitude, a plaque of appreciation was awarded by outgoing DepEd Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro to

PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo, Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), highlighted the courage exhibited by seafarers of all nationalities with respect to the rescue at sea crisis in Europe and in the Mediterranean. Speaking at the International Seafarers’

Women in Maritime Philippines (WIMAPHIL) and the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) unveiled the “WOW ang Byahe” passenger safety campaign poster during the Day of the Seafarer last June 25 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The poster contains basic safety tips for sea transport

Members of the Women in Maritime Philippines (WIMAPHIL) Board of Trustees were sworn in during an oath-taking ceremony administered by visiting International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim last June 24, 2016 at the Manila Hotel.

PTC paid tribute to the unsung heroes of shipping – global maritime professionals (GMPs) worldwide – by joining the celebration of the Day of the Seafarer last June 25, 2016.

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has issued Memo Circular 2016-05 which extends the 5-year validity period of the Seafarer’s Identification and Record Book (SIRB) to 10 years in response to a recommendation made by Cong. Jesulito A. Manalo of ANGKLA.

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has elected a new Chairman, Mr. Esben Poulsson of Singapore, during its annual general meeting held last June 2 in Tokyo, Japan.

Constellation Travels, Inc. (CTI) was named as one of Cathay Pacific’s Top 10 Producers for 2015 during ceremony held last May 11, 2016 at the Ming Court in Cordis Hotel, Hong Kong.

Cognizant of Health Metrics’ mission to promote holistic health and wellness among seafarers through education and prevention, Medical Director Dr. Antonio Abaya took part in NIVA Education’s course on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Risks On Board Ships last April 25 to 27, 2016

In coordination with WIMPAHIL, the study featured some of PTC’s and CMET’s very own female global maritime professionals including Chevron’s 3/O Vienna Grace Saballa and 3/O Charita Salinas; Exmar Shipmanagement’s

Komaya Shipping held its annual Officers and Crew Conference last May 26 to 27. Day One tackled updated IMO Requirements, Komaya’s IMS Requirements, Effective Communication and ChartCo Passage Manager

Mayor Emilia Lourdes Fule Poblete from the Municipality of Silang, Cavite paid a courtesy visit to PTC last May 17, 2016. During her visit, Mayor Poblete was given a tour of PHILCAMSAT and met with executives of the PTC Group to express her support for

Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. has qualified as a finalist for the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2016 which recognizes individuals and companies for their outstanding contributions to Asia’s maritime industry. PTC was selected as one of the contenders for the Education

NSC Marin hosted a thanksgiving dinner last May 30, 2016 at the PICC Banquet Hall in Pasay City to honor 10 of its scholars who have recently graduated from the Mapúa-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training (CMET) under the Malayan

Northern Star Energy was honored as the Top Branded Marketer of the Year during the Caltex Awards Night held last April 28, 2016 at Misibis Bay in Albay, Bicol.

The PTC Group took part in the second metro-wide Shake Drill, held on June 22 and spearheaded by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, as part of company’s efforts to promote a culture of disaster and emergency preparedness among its employees. The drill simulates the PTC Group’s

Employees of the PTC Group and their families had an unforgettable Summer Adventure on the pristine shores of Montemar Beach Club in Bagac, Bataan at the company’s annual outing last June 4, 2016

The World Maritime University (WMU), globally-renowned for its culture of excellence in maritime education, is once again bringing to the Philippines its Executive and Professional Development Courses (EPDCs), in cooperation with PTC’s training arm PHILCAMSAT.

PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center held a graduation ceremony for the pioneering batch of its Flight Attendant Training Program last June 11, 2016 at the PTC Mil-Com Cabin Simulator Center in Paranaque City. A total of 8 trainees successfully passed their examination and received t

PTC-CSJ Foundation ended School Year 2015-2016 with key accomplishments in its flagship education program, Growing Good to Great Kids or 3G Program, implemented

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training Inc. (PHILCAMSAT) has recently been granted accreditation by the Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO) to deliver offshore survival training

ANGKLA will continue to steer the country towards its vision for Maritime Philippines as the maritime party continues to serve the industry for a second term in Congress.

PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo met with World Maritime University (WMU) President Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Kitack Lim at the WMU Executive Board Meeting in London, United Kingdom last April 7, 2016.