Look: MARINA chief meets STCWO, CHED officials


MARITIME Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator Rey Leonardo Guerrero with Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping Office (STCWO) OIC Executive Director Atty. Vera Joy Ban-eg and Commission on Higher Education (CHED) OIC Prospero de Vera.

The three discussed maritime curriculum for BS Marine Transportation and BS Marine Engineering during their meeting at Guerrero’s office. The visiting officials also conferred about commitments of both agencies’ assessment report by the European Commission on the country’s maritime education, training and certification system.

The assesment was pursuant to the 1978 STCW Convention for seafarers, which was amended on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

To date, there are 65 maritime higher educational institutions with accredited maritime programs nationwide. (DOTr image)

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