History of the Company

Established on December 22, 1980

•A licensed manning agency in the Philippines dully registered with the Philippine Government Agencies, Securities Exchange and Commission (SEC) and authorized by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), and the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), to hire filipino seaman for overseas employment.

•Currently manning vessels particularly Bulk Carrier (Panamax, Cape Size), Gear Bulk, Log Carriers, General Cargo, Large Containers and Reefer Ships.

•In its quest to be globally competitive, has been certified with ISO 9001:2008 Certificate by Class NK(Nippon Kaiji Kyokai), accredited with RvA (Raad voor Accreditatie) and MLC Compliant.

•Takes pride in producing its own breed of maritime gradutes hand-picked and educated by its own maritime collage, VMA Global College (formerly, Visayan Maritime Academy) and trained by its own maritime training center. Both VMA Global Collage and VMA Training Center have fully complied with the provision on maritime education and maritime training as per standards and guidelines of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Standard Training Certification Watchkeeping(STCW) 2010 Manila amendment.

•Equipped with Computer Based Training Programs with its assesment in competency to assure that all joining crew capability are refreshed.

•Have established a new sister company, Orophil Shipmanagement Corporation last March 26, 2010 and currently in full-ship management of different types of domestic vessels in the Philippines. Equipped and supported by the group of its marine and technical personnel experienced as Master Mariners and Chief Engineers.

•Providing intensified Cadetship Management Program to create well trained qualified and disciplined seafarers to become future officers/engineers of the company, and to sustain its principals quality crew manning needs.