In his speech on world celebration of "Day of the Seafarer" at the convention hall of Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP
) in Intramuros, Manila, last June 25, Duterte cited the seamen for being family-centered, providing their children fine education and health protection, and housing, among other ways of uplifting their life.
Morita vowed to continuously protect and strengthen the relations of AJSU, AMOSUP
and their respective governments concerned.
Held in simple rites at the AMOSUP
Seamen's Center on Cabildo corner Potenciana Sts., in Intramuros, Manila, the celebration was opened with a holy mass offered by spiritual adviser Fr.
In his message to all stakeholders on the eight world celebration of international Day of the Seafarer (DotS) held at the AMOSUP
Convention Center in Intramuros, Manila on June 25, AMOSUP
"Above all to AMOSUP
, born out of the vision of a man by the name of Gregorio Oca who created this great and very distinguished academy that opened its door for you, giving you the opportunity to achieve your profession to be competent and world-class, globally competitive merchant marine officers.
Oca expressed his gratitude to AMOSUP
partners particularly the International Mariners' Management Association of Japan (IMMAJ) headed by Capt.
Yasumi Morita, the president of All-Japan Seamen's Union (JSU) paid tribute to the leadership of Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP
) and its education and training arm-the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) for honing and closing in to their cadets to continue producing world-class and globally competitive merchant marine officers.
Aside from back-to-back talks, Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP
) was also at HCP for free medical checkups and ID issuance.
Cortes Hospital Inc., and, Amosup
Oca, President of Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP
) and chairman of governing board of Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) said the Philippine flag-carrying ship will be used by students of MAAP to boost and enhance the quality of their shipboard training.
Oca, pioneer president of Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP
), who was buoyed up by a firm determination to build a union of Filipino seafarers, a union he envisioned to run a maritime academy - the MAAP -where he also served.
He lauded AMOSUP
President and MAAP governing board chairman Dr.