“Keeping one’s word. Owning up to one’s actions. Learning to trust and to be trusted in return.” These are among the values that Engr. James Blanco learned from Capt. Gregorio S. Oca
Ms. Reggie Lansang paints a picture of the great Capt. Gregorio Oca, AMOSUP founder, and lover of food.
Reaching captain is not the only successful career path you can have in the maritime industry. Read on to learn some of the different maritime career paths, and what you need to study to get there.
“Our professors base our lessons not just on books and manuals, but on actual experience. They tell us to look for what actually works instead of what’s supposed to work, making us more effective problem solvers,”
“When we’ve built a rock-solid reputation as the source of the best merchant marine officers in the Philippines, when commercial fleets continuously snap up our graduates before they even leave our walls, then we know we will have achieved the dream of our founder, Kapitan Gregorio Oca,”
Students as young as 12 are learning the ropes of basic seamanship at this remarkable high school—and it’s not just the technicals; they’re learning a lot about the values and culture, too.