The management system of PAMMA was certified by DNV GL in Singapore last Sept. 17, 2021 to conform to the Quality Management System standard ISO 9001:2015, covering the Provision for Maritime Education and Training
PAMMA is the only maritime school in the north awarded by CHED and MARINA with full compliance on the SCTW 2010 requirements
PAMMA is the only maritime school in the north with its own Training Center
The Policy of PANGASINAN MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY is to provide all its clients with maritime education services, which consistently meet their expectations. PAMMA is established in response to the prevailing needs to upgrade the technical skills of Filipino seafarer.
PAMMA is totally committed to achieve the quality standard of its Maritime Education and Training throughout the shipping industry worldwide.
Guided and challenged by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements for full compliance with the 2010 amendments to the STCW 1978 Convention and Code, PAMMA envisions being the leading career development and education center for seafarers in the Philippines by continues improvement, initiative and innovation. To attain this vision, PAMMA shall require the participation of all the employees in the institution, the students, and Government Authorities.
PAMMA is also committed to value formation, believing, among others, in integrity, discipline, freedom from vice, exemplary work ethics, and strengths of character.
PAMMA shall operate a Quality System under the Commission on Higher Education Revised Policies, Standards and Guidelines for the BSMT & BSMARE Programs, Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA STCW) Rules on the Inspection and Accreditation of Maritime Training Courses, and all applicable requirements of IMO’s STCW 1978 Convention including 2010 Manila Amendments.
PAMMA shall inspire a companywide commitment to this policy and the Quality System is a must. Quality shall be the commitment of everyone in the Institution. The Management shall lead this commitment.
PAMMA shall continue to be a reputable institution in the field of maritime education and related services.
PAMMA shall, as a matter of good business ethics, protect the interest of its students.
PAMMA shall commence and pursue a professional career and advanced studies in any maritime field of specialization.
PAMMA shall ensure that this policy is understood, implemented and maintained at all levels of the organization.
DR. GUILLERMO B. DELA CRUZ, Jr.