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MAAP offers the most advanced maritime education and training in the Philippines with modern facilities such as bridge simulator, engineering plant simulator, ECDIS training laboratory,  firehouse simulator and other important facilities and amenities.

Four years of excellent training as against over a year in OCS with dismal facilities spells a big difference.

The tactics group which supervise the military training of the cadets are manned by active duty and retired Navy officers and personnel.

Some of the MAAP Faculty have transferred coming from the old PMA faculty. Most MAAP Cadets graduate at the age of 21, but only receive Reserve Commission in the Phil Navy.

What is the role of MAAP in our modernizing Navy? I am sure folks at the top should be giving this a good thought.

Bakit hindi tayo magtustos ng sampu o dalwampu kadete na manggagaling sa MAAP? Isa lamang itong solusyon sa mas mainam na pagpapahusay pa ng training sa Navy mismo.
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Re: Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) and the Modernizing Navy
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2012, 06:31:28 PM »
MAAP offers the best maritime training in the country. PMA and NETC could not compare.

http://www.maap.edu.ph/

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Re: Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) and the Modernizing Navy
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2012, 09:47:07 PM »
I agree.. I saw their facilities in Bataan..

My brother-in-law is studying Marine Engineering there. He passed both PMMA and MAAP but i advised him to choose MAAP because of the facilities.

Its more intelligence-centered competition.. and sponsored by foreign countries such as Japan...
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Re: Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) and the Modernizing Navy
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2012, 09:31:27 AM »
The PMMA has been doing the Cadetship Program for the PCG

http://www.coastguard.gov.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=231:updates-on-the-first-pcg-cadetship-program&catid=36:maritime-accidents&Itemid=50

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THE PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD ACADEMY
A Legacy to the Future Officer Corps of the Coast Guard

When the Philippine Coast Guard separated from the Philippine Navy in 1998, its initial Corps of Officers is composed of men and women with multifarious backgrounds and areas of expertise. In order to cope with the personnel and material growth of the organization, the PCG started its own Officer procurement and Enlisted Personnel recruitment in 2000. The Coast Guard Education and Training Command served the purpose of providing the basic training and education needs of the new Officers and Enlisted Personnel. They were also cross-trained with other maritime training institutions to further enhance their knowledge and skills, thus allowing them to cope with the everdeveloping standardization requirements of the maritime industry.

Yet, the continuous growth of local and international shipping - the PCG's main clientele - demands that the organization further grow and expand in terms of men and materiel. Thus, in its amended 15-Year Development Program, the PCG intends to reach a troop ceiling of 25,000 Officers and Enlisted Personnel by year 2020.

Giving emphasis to the critical role of Officers in steering the helm of leadership of the organization as envisioned by SECRETARY LEANDRO R MENDOZA, the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Communications recently gave the impetus for the creation of a Philippine Coast Guard Academy and for such to be established within 5 years after its conception. The Philippine Coast Guard Academy is envisioned to become the source of Coast Guard Officers who will then help steer the organization to the next generation and beyond.

Having been granted the imprimatur, ADMIRAL WILFREDO D TAMAYO PCG Commandant, PCG sought the assistance of RADM FIDEL E DINOSO, President of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy which is the country's premier maritime training institution. With the proposed Memorandum of Understanding between PCG and PMMA, the latter agreed to accommodate 70 PCG Cadets annually for the next 2 years to join their Baccalaureate programs in Marine Transportation and Marine Engineering. This arrangement was reached considering the necessary infrastructure, facility, faculty and support systems for the envisioned PCG Academy are being set up and organized. With this arrangement, the PCG shall pay the PMMA the full scholarship fee for each PCG Cadet trained by the PMMA.

Meanwhile, PCG Cadets who will be joining the PMMA Cadetship program shall benefit from the IMO-standard training facilities of the PMMA. The PCG is thus, assured of professional competence upon their completion of their courses and upon their eventual entry into the PCG service. Study shows that the establishment of the PCG Academy could be patterned after the United States Coast Guard Academy. This, because of the similarities with the culture, curriculum and the capabilities of the graduates to serve in the Coast Guard, as well as, practice their profession as merchant mariners.


Updates on the First PCG Cadetship Program
Wednesday, 19 May 2010 03:31

The Philippine Coat Guard put into motion the creation of its cadetship program by sending the first batch of PCG cadets composed of 13 males and 3 females to join the one month probationary midshipman orientation at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) in San Narciso, Zambales.

However, on the first day of the orientation, one Probationary Midshipman has resigned bringing down the number of PCG-PMMA cadets to fifteen (15):

Among the said cadets, nine (8 males and 1 female) will take Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation while six (4 males and 2 females) are allocated to take Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering.

The MAAP is a private institution. Students of which are sons and daughters of merchant mariners where scholarships are funded by their seafarer's union, the AMOSUP. If the gov't PMMA can't force their graduates (all commissioned in the Naval Reserves) to join the PN, how much more from the MAAP a private academy?
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Re: Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) and the Modernizing Navy
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2012, 08:20:20 PM »
The MAAP is a private institution. Students of which are sons and daughters of merchant mariners where scholarships are funded by their seafarer's union, the AMOSUP -----> I disagree.. Almost all of them came from poor families. Wala naman seafarer sa pamilya ng asawa ko. Matalino lang talaga ang brother-in-law ko. So he got the scholarship from MAAP.
"A realistic thinking does not base itself on wishful thinking that peace will come on its own, but it is secured by mutual, hard security guarantees," said Duda's foreign policy adviser, Krzysztof Szczerski.


"To keep the peace, we should have the ability to defend ourself," ---- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko



Impossible is found in the dictionary of fools


The competitor to be feared the most is the one who never worries about others at all and goes on making himself better all the time --Henry Ford

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest. ---Aesop ~Zeuxis

They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence -- VIRGIL

“It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong.”   Jeremy Bentham

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Re: Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) and the Modernizing Navy
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2012, 09:46:51 PM »
The MAAP is a private institution. Students of which are sons and daughters of merchant mariners where scholarships are funded by their seafarer's union, the AMOSUP -----> I disagree.. Almost all of them came from poor families. Wala naman seafarer sa pamilya ng asawa ko. Matalino lang talaga ang brother-in-law ko. So he got the scholarship from MAAP.

Yes, just checked their website and it was just stated as a requirement Filipino Citizen. All you need is to pass their competitive examination and other requirements. So it's open to any Filipino, a seafarer's dependent or not, rich or poor. Kailangan matalino ka lang talaga.  :lol:
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Re: Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) and the Modernizing Navy
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2012, 12:11:56 AM »
I agree.. maganda ang training nila tsaka equipment..

Yes, just checked their website and it was just stated as a requirement Filipino Citizen. All you need is to pass their competitive examination and other requirements. So it's open to any Filipino, a seafarer's dependent or not, rich or poor. Kailangan matalino ka lang talaga.  :lol:
"A realistic thinking does not base itself on wishful thinking that peace will come on its own, but it is secured by mutual, hard security guarantees," said Duda's foreign policy adviser, Krzysztof Szczerski.


"To keep the peace, we should have the ability to defend ourself," ---- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko



Impossible is found in the dictionary of fools


The competitor to be feared the most is the one who never worries about others at all and goes on making himself better all the time --Henry Ford

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest. ---Aesop ~Zeuxis

They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence -- VIRGIL

“It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong.”   Jeremy Bentham

“The life of the law has NOT been logic; it has been experience.” - Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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Re: Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) and the Modernizing Navy
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2012, 03:16:44 PM »
If the gov't PMMA can't force their graduates (all commissioned in the Naval Reserves) to join the PN, how much more from the MAAP a private academy?

Remember that cadets in PMA are made to sign a contract that they would have to serve as Officers in AFP for eight years no less.

This must be how PCG does it for their PMMA scholars.

It is only another measure to improve training of future naval officers. The real and long-term solution would be the improvement of training, facilities and Faculty of NETC in Zambales which has not seen any notable improvement for the past years, decade even.

It is not a problem sending trainees to civilian training institutions, even through 22-K scholarship program, the scholars are required to render service to the AFP under contract.
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