We ensure that our crew prior to deployment, are properly trained and certificated in accordance with STCW requirements.

We endorse them to accredited maritime training institutions to fulfill their various STCW training requirements.


Established in December 1992, the program's main objective is to supplement, upgrade and refresh the knowledge and skills of the existing deck/engine officers and crew. The program offers courses/seminars that are included in various recommendations and resolutions of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the subject of training.


To implement the courses, the In-House Program provides a reasonable space as training room adjacent to the main office of Blue Manila, Inc., as the main venue. It is equipped with study desks and chairs, a whiteboard, a multimedia projector, a television set, reference materials such as books, videos and computer units for the conduct of Seagull’s Computer Based Training modules as well as for Crew Evaluation System (CES) test.

It is the company's policy to encourage its own pool of crewmembers to avail of the In-House Training Program which is provided to them free or charge.

We conduct regularly the following In-House training courses to our crew:

  1. Anti-Piracy Awareness Seminar
  2. Basic Life Support
  3. Bridge Procedures and Passage planning
  4. Commercial Aspects of Shipping
  5. Container Vessel Operation Refresher Course
  6. Conversational English
  7. Cross Cultural Awareness
  8. Disaster Preparedness
  9. Engine Resource Management
  10. Emergency First Aid
  11. Ergonomics
  12. Health and Safety Awareness
  13. ISPS Familiarization Course
  14. ISM Familiarization
  1. Jotun Paint Course
  2. Marine Electrical Safety
  3. Marpol Refresher Course
  4. Personal Injury Prevention
  5. Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS)
  6. Risk Assessment
  7. Safe Navigation Course
  8. Ship Security Awareness
  9. Ship Vetting Inspection Course
  10. STCW 101 Familiarization
  11. Stress Management & Team Building
  12. Voyage Planning

Among our pool of instructors are Masters, Engineers, a member of the academe, certified Instructor from the MARINA (Maritime Industry Authority), Members of the Philippine National Red Cross, a licensed Doctor and trained/certified Safety & Security Trainors.


Is offered to qualified and deserving candidates through full or partial subsidies from our principals or assistance from our office either in the form of cash advance or sponsorship.

For a couple of years’ anniversary celebrations, Blue Manila, Inc. raffled off among our crew, Anniversary Training Gift Certificates as a way of thanking our loyal and well deserving crew.

These certificates can be used by crew to claim for free training at accredited Training Centers inorder to fulfill their training requirements under the STCW 2010 amendments.