Nominations may be made in any of the following categories:

PTC Global Maritime Professional of the Year Award


I. Performance-based category

Recognizes a PTC seafarer who has consistently demonstrated a highly commendable performance in terms of his/her competency level, bravery and professionalism.

Basic Criteria

  • Must have been with PTC for at least two (2) years.
  • Must have consistently received commendations from his vessel over the last two (2) years.
  • Must be well-rounded in his professional and personal life.
  • Must be able to provide at least two (2) written testimonials from his superiors or colleagues onboard and members of his community attesting his competency as a global maritime professional.

PTC Seafarer for Community Service Award


II. Community Service

Recognizes a PTC seafarer who has unselfishly initiated or participated in a significant community service program.

Basic Criteria

  • Must have been with PTC for at least two (2) years.
  • Must have initiated a sustained community project or actively and consistently participated in socio-civic projects as a way of giving back to his community.
  • Must be able to provide at least two (2) written testimonials or other forms of evidence from members of his community or colleagues onboard.

PTC Bayaning Marino Award


III. Bravery and Heroism

Recognizes a PTC seafarer who exhibited exceptional bravery or heroic acts in the face of danger while onboard a vessel.

Basic Criteria

  • Must be an active PTC seafarer.
  • The heroic acts must have been performed within the last two (2) years.
  • His heroic act has been proven to have saved a life/lives and/or prevented damage to his vessel, cargo/property or the environment.
  • Must be able to provide documentation to prove that the heroic acts were indeed performed in the course of his duty.
  • Must be able to provide at least two (2) written testimonials from his superiors or colleagues onboard and members of his community attesting to his competency and bravery as a global maritime professional.

PTC Seafarer Entrepreneur Award


V. Financial Management

Recognizes a PTC seafarer who observes sound financial management through wise financial investments or via successful entrepreneurship initiatives.

Basic Criteria

  • Must have been with PTC for at least two (2) years.
  • His financial investment or entrepreneur initiative must be stable and have been sustained.
  • Provide testimonials from his family members, friends or colleagues to validate his discipline over financial matters.
  • Provide photos or scanned copies of the nominee’s investment activities.
  • Must be able to provide at least two (2) written testimonials from his superiors or colleagues onboard and members of his community, employee or business colleague and members of his community attesting to his competency as a global maritime professional and proficiency as an entrepreneur. and members of his community at testing to his competency as a global maritime professional and proficiency as an entrepreneur.

2019 PTC Seafarer Awards Guidelines

  1. Any Filipino PTC seafarer, whether currently onboard his vessel or on vacation in the Philippines, may be nominated for the Awards.
  2. A PTC seafarer may be nominated in more than one category. However, the 2019 PTC Seafarer Awards Executive Screening Committee reserves the right to choose the category which they may deem more suited for the nominee.
  3. Nominees must have full knowledge that they are being nominated for a particular category.
  4. Based on the judges’ final decision, only one (1) award may be given to a nominated seafarer.
  5. A nominee who has officially been declared a winner in a particular category is automatically invited to the Awards ceremony to be held on June 20, 2019.
  6. Should a nominee be unable to receive the award himself, he may authorize a family representative or his senior officer to receive the award on his behalf.
  7. Should there be no suitable nominees for a certain category, judges may decline to appoint a winner if it is deemed that the submitted documentation and/or justification are not substantial to support the nominee’s entry into the award category.


Rules on the Filing of Nominations

  1. Nominations must be made on the official 2019 PTC Seafarer Awards nomination form which can be downloaded from the PTC website at www.ptc.com.ph. Printed copies of the form may also be requested through the PTC Seafarer Awards Secretariat.
  2. Nomination forms must be completely accomplished in English or Filipino and submitted through the Award’s official email address: seafarerawards@ptc.com.ph or can be submitted through the respective crewing managers.
  3. Supporting documents such as copies of commendation letters, recent evaluations, awards, photos and the like should be submitted together with the nomination form.
  4. Nominations must be accompanied by at least two (2) testimonials from the nominee’s superiors or colleagues onboard and/or members of his community.
  5. Deadline of submission of nominations is on 15 May 2019.