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National Maritime Week: Spotlight on Education and Trainings Part 1

MARINA, together with the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Navy, Philippine National Police Maritime Group and other agencies, prepared week-long activities to celebrate this year’s National Maritime Week.



The celebration, with the theme “Edukasyon at Pagsasanay sa Maritima: Kabalikat sa Patuloy na Kaunlaran”, will start with a fun run activity and concludes with awarding of contest winners and top maritime students.


Filipino seafarers, maritime students and manning agency representatives are welcome to participate in every program, forums and contests.



Below is the complete list of activities Filipino seafarers can engage in:


September 20, 2015 (Sunday)


  • Annual Fun Run Activity “Go Marino, go! Healthy Body, Healthy Mind”

          Venue: Open Parking Area SM MOA, Pasay City

          Time:  6:00 AM

          Host: FAME


  • Memorial Rite of Remembrance-Ecumenical Service

          Venue: PCG Compound

          Time:  7:00 AM

          Host: Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)


  • AMOSUP Kick-Off Mass/Wreath Laying/Fluvial Parade

          Venue: Seafarers Statue, Baywalk

          Time:   8:00 AM

          Host: AMOSUP


  • Establishment of PADS in Ports for the Distribution of MG IEC Materials

         (September 20-26, 2015)

          Venue:  Nationwide

          Host:   PNP Maritime Group

September 21, 2015 (Monday)


  • Nationwide Simultaneous Blowing of Ship’s Horn and Ships Dressing

          Venue: Nationwide

          Time:   8:00 AM

          Host:   PCG/PPA/PN


  • Press Briefing and Opening of National Maritime Week

          Venue: HPCG Function Hall

          Time:   9:00 AM

          Host: PCG


  • Serenade for the Maritime Industry and Community (PCG COMBO/PN Sea Bees Combo)

          Venue: Rajah Sulayman Park, Roxas Blvd., Manila

          Time:   5:00 PM onwards

          Host: PCG/PN


  • Lifesaving and Firefighting Exhibit (Sept.21-23, 2015)

Venue:  North Harbor, Manila

Host:    PAMTCI


  • WIMA-ASIA Regional Conference “Promoting Women’s Advocacy for Domestic Ferry Safety” (Sept. 21-25, 2015)

          Venue: Midas Hotel, Pasay City

          Time:   9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

          Host: DOTC/MARINA


September 22, 2015 (Tuesday)


  • PCGA Blood Letting

          Venue: AIMS Multipurpose Court

          Time:  8:00 AM

          Host:  AIMS/PCGA


  • Lecture/Forum/Symposium on the Proper Disposal of Garbage

          Venue: All CG Districts

          Time:   9:00 AM

          Host:    PCG


  • National Coast Watch System Anniversary Celebration

          Venue: Presidential Library and Museum, Malacañang Palace, Manila

          Time:   9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

          Host:   NCWC


  • Mass Oath Taking of Marine Deck and Engine Officers

          Venue:  AMOSUP, Intramuros, Manila

          Time:    2:00 PM

          Host:    MARINA


  • Mass at Seafarers Dormitories

          Venue:  Felix Huertas, Sta. Cruz, Manila

          Time:    6:00 PM

          Host:    Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)


September 23, 2015 (Wednesday)


  • Research Forum on Completed Maritime Researches

          Venue: Cebu City

          Time:   8:00 AM

          Host:   National Maritime Polytechnic


  • Maritime Safety Forum

          Venue:  PCG Function Hall

          Time:    8:00 AM

          Host:    PCG


  • Mass for Maritime Week Celebration

          Venue: AIMS Multipurpose Court

          Time:   10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

          Host:   AIMS


  • Launching of Navigational Aid for Collision Avoidance

          Venue: Seafarer’s Center, 5th flr, SM Manila

          Time:   10:00 AM

Host:    Harbor Scope/Totem Plus/SUMACS


  • Wealth Management Forum

          Venue:  Max’s Restaurant, Orosa Ermita Manila

          Time:    1:00 PM to 5:30 PM

          Host:     MMAP/PHILAM LIFE


  • “Usapang STCW” for Fleet Managers and Officers of Manning Agencies and Shipping Companies

          Venue: H2O Hotel, Manila

          Time:   1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

          Host:   MARINA


  • AIMS Opening Program for NMW Activities

          Venue:  Multipurpose Court

          Time:    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

          Host:    AIMS


  • Mass at Seafarers Dormitories

          Venue: Pagoda, Quiapo Manila

          Time:   6:00 PM

Host:   Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)


September 24, 2015 (Thursday)


  • Run for the Maritime Community

          Venue:  Roxas Boulevard

          Time:    5:00 AM

          Host:      PCG (HSG/SSO)


  • Beach Clean-Up

          Venue: Tacloban City

          Time:   8:00 AM

          Host:   National Maritime Polytechnic


  • Maritime Forum: The Philippine MET and Certification: STCW Compliance and Beyond

          Venue:  AMOSUP

          Time:    9:00 AM

          Host:    PAMTCI/PAMI


  • Basic WASAR Training/Symposium

          Venue: All CG Districts

          Time:  9:00 AM

          Host:   PCG


  • Free Long Distance Call (Local and Abroad)

          Venue: Luneta Park

          Time:   9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

          Host:   National Telecommunications Commission


* See part 2 for the continuation of list of activities.


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