IMO Maritime Ambassador Carlos C. Salinas made a courtesy call to the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Kitack Lim at the IMO Headquarters in London, England last June 19, 2019.

Constellation Travels participated at the popular online travel agency Klook’s “Next Stop Travel” workshop series held on August 17 and 18 at Warehouse Eight in Makati. The workshops featured Japan and South Korea, both popular international travel destinations among Filipinos.

In 2018, Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC), through its official training arm, the Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training (PHILCAMSAT), forged a partnership with Magna Anima Teachers College to strengthen and further enhance the implementation of the Maritime Senior High School Track of the Ismael Mathay Sr. High School (IMSHS) in Quezon City.

PTC’s Family and Crew Relations, in partnership with IEF, Inc., organized a discussion on wealth management and financial literacy among PTC Global Maritime Professionals and their families on August 24 at the Legaspi Room of First Maritime Place.

Instructors of the Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training (PHILCAMSAT) underwent an OPITO Internal Verifier Course conducted by Mr. John Bate of JTN Technical Services – Malaysia last August 15 to 16. OPITO, which stands for Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization, is the global industry standard in oil and gas safety, skills, and competence.

PTC welcomed students from the Sisters of Mary School (SMS) Girlstown in Silang, Cavite on August 27 for a career talk with Ambassador Carlos C. Salinas and PTC-CSJ President Carla S. Limcaoco. Sixty grade seven students were in attendance at the Legaspi Room of First Maritime Place.

De La Salle University-Dasmariñas’ (DLSU-D) College of Tourism and Hospitality Management recognized PTC Mil-Com Aviation Training Center Inc. as it Internship and Linkages Program partner at a recognition ceremony hosted by the school’s Hotel and Restaurant Management and Tourism Management departments.

Lifelinks International Resources, represented by General Manager Arlene delos Reyes and Business Development Head Angel Escaño, took part in a roundtable organized by the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) and the German Embassy Manila, to discuss the recruitment of Philippine nurses to Germany. The event was held in honor of visiting German Federal Ministry of Health’s Parliamentary State Secretary Sabine Weiss.

PTC-CSJ Foundation, through a grant from the TK Foundation, a private independent foundation named after Teekay Corporation founder J. Torben Karlshoej, recently welcomed six sophomore scholars at Malayan Colleges Laguna’s (MCL) Mapúa-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training (CMET).

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training (PHILCAMSAT) has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards. The Awards are part of the Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards – considered as the industry’s flagship awards program that recognizes and rewards excellence across all sectors of maritime.

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), representing the Philippines, hosted the Second High-Level Regional Meeting on Marine Environment Protection of the Southeast Asian Seas (MEPSEAS) in Manila, Philippines last August 27 to 29, 2019.

Subic Bay International Airport, Zambales, August 5 — The Make a Wish Foundation, working with First Aviation Academy (FAA), fulfilled an 11-year-old boy’s dream of experiencing flight, and being a pilot for a day.