mid-year performance assessment and re-planning exercise CY 2018
July 12, 2018
TACLOBAN CITY – The
National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP), a premier government-owned
maritime training and research institution, conducted its Agency
Mid-year Performance Assessment (MYPA) and Re-planning Exercise on
09-10 July 2018 at the Rosvenil Hotel, P Burgos St., Tacloban City.
accomplishments for the first semester of CY 2018 were assessed and
reviewed vis-à-vis the Agency’s Thrusts and Priorities, performance
commitments as contained in the 2018 Office Performance Commitment
Review (OPCR), Annual Action Plan, and NMP Strategic Plan.
For the past six (6)
months, NMP was able to train a total of four thousand four hundred
nine (4,409) trainees, comprised of aspiring and active seafarers,
maritime instructors, assessors and supervisors and allied workers
in the maritime industry. All (100%) trainees were issued with
certification within seventy-two (72) hours from successful
completion of all course requirements.
The achievement was made
possible through the implementation of the twenty-six (26) training
courses as well as the establishments of linkages and partnership
with different local government units (LGUs), Maritime Industry
Authority (MARINA), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Masters and Mates
Association of the Philippines, Inc. (MMAP), and Seabase Training
Center for Watchkeeping, Inc. (STCW INC).
In addition, one thousand
four hundred thirty-eight (1,438) trainees-assessed who requested
for Training Completion and Record Assessment (TCROA) were issued
with TCROA after completion of the assessment.
As part of NMP’s
commitment to provide timely and relevant researches, there are two
(2) on-going studies which are due for completion within the year.
NMP’s completed researches
in CY 2017, namely: Skills Gaps Analysis of Maritime Faculty in
Philippine Maritime Higher Education Institutions (MHEIs); Gender
Sensitivity Training for Seafarers (GSTS) Course: A Program
Evaluation; and Responding to the Filipino Seafarers’ Training
Requirements in the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments: Challenges and
Opportunities were presented to the maritime stakeholders on 22
March 2018 at The Bayleaf Intramuros, Manila.
Also, the Agency passed
the re-certification audit of NMP Quality Management System (QMS)
under ISO 9001:2015 Standard held on March 5-6, 2018 conducted by
the Anglo Japanese American (AJA) Registrars Inc.
In terms of
infrastructures projects, repair and upgrading of the NMP Gymnasium
and repair and rehabilitation of Maritime Training Annex Building
were completed in March 2018.
“We are a family, driven
with one purpose and one passion. We have one common denominator
which is commitment to our work, commitment to public service for
the betterment of NMP and our clientele – the Filipino seafarers. We
are half way of the year and towards the end whatever lapses we
have, we will try to talk about it and derive a certain phase where
we can achieve it towards the end” said Deputy Executive Director
Mayla N. Macadawan during her opening message.
Apart from the reported
accomplishments, issues and concerns were discussed and the proposed
strategies were identified to effectively improve performance and
achieve targets and commitments for the second semester of CY 2018.
“I knew that NMP will be
facing a lot of challenges ahead, a challenge to each and everyone
of us, a challenge as to whether we are already stepping at the
right track. Henceforth, we shall continue to strive, working for
the maritime industry” Executive Director Romulo V. Bernardes
disclosed in his closing message.
Outputs of the two-day
session are the validated NMP MYPA Report CY 2018, Second Semester
Action Plan CY 2018 and the Report on Actions Taken on Issues and
Concerns Affecting Performance which will be reported during the
Cluster and DOLE-Wide MYPA and Re-planning Exercises scheduled on
20-21 July 2018 and 26 July 2018, respectively.
interested in NMP research undertakings may visit the NMP website (www.nm.gov.ph)
and access the e-Research Information System Portal which is
designed for gathering inputs for NMP’s research, dissemination of
NMP completed researches and other articles pertaining to maritime