22 – 23 March 2017
ISMH14 will be held at Manila Hotel located in Manila just 700 metres from iconic Intramuros while Ninoy Aquino Airport is 9 kilometres away. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi access and facilities like in-house dining options, a business centre and an outdoor swimming pool. The property offers free parking for guests’ convenience.

Rooms are elegantly decorated and provide guests with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a seating area. Featuring a shower, the private bathrooms also come with a bath and a hairdryer. The suites have an ipod docking station, bathrooms fitted with Italian marble and a senso memory foam mattress. Some rooms offer views of Manila Bay, while other offer views of the city.

The Mabuhay Palace restaurant serves authentic Cantonese dishes, while The Champagne Room provides French delicacies. There is also Cafe Ilang-Ilang which serves Asian food. Guests can also relax in The Tap Room Bar or in the lobby lounge. Alternatively, enjoy a refreshing drink by the Pool Bar. The hotel’s deli services light snacks and drinks throughout the day.

Other facilities at the hotel include a fitness centre and a spa. The spa offers a variety of massages.

Address: One Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines 0913


24 March 2017
ISMH14 programme is also integrating an excursion trip on 24 March 2017 to Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP), located in Bataan, a province situated in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines. Bataan is an hour away from Manila bay by ferry.

About MAAP
The MARITIME ACADEMY OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (MAAP) was envisioned and established by Capt. Gregorio S. Oca, the visionary founder, the President of AMOSUP (Associated Marine Officer’s and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines) to be at par with the best maritime education and training institutions in the world.

MAAP, which was founded in January 14, 1998, is designed to be a world-class maritime academy hence; it is equipped with state-of the-art facilities compliant to the requirements of the STCW (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers).

As to date, MAAP sits on a 143 hectare site upon the inauguration of the IMMAJ-PJMCC Campus last April 7, 2009 equipped with the first cutting-edge maritime simulators and laboratories in the Philippines. The Center for Advance Maritime Studies was inaugurated with the unveiling of Capt. Gregorio S. Oca monument, campus and building together with Engr. Johnny S. Oca building last November 28, 2011.


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