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System Analysis of Philcamsat

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Essay title: System Analysis of Philcamsat

1. Company Background

1. Company Profile

Official Name: PHILCAMSAT

Address: 2nd Flr., First Maritime Place, 7458 Bagtican St., San Antonio Village, Makati City, Philippines

Industry: Training Center for Sea farers Industry



SIMULATION AND TRAINING, INC. (PHILCAMSAT), formerly PTC training Center, was established in May 26, 1992, to develop world-class capability in Filipino seafarers.

PHILCAMSAT was the first maritime training center in the Philippines thrice-certified by Det Norske Veritas with the following certifications:

•DNV Rules for Maritime Training Center

•DNV Rules for Maritime Simulator Center

•ISO 9001:1994 (recertified to ISO 9001:2000)

The Center is accredited by the following government institution:

•Philippine Maritime Training Center (MTC)

•Philippine Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)

•Professional regulations Commission (PRC)

•Panama Maritime Authority (PMA)

It has partnerships with:

•Seagull AS of Norway

•Swedish Club

•Marlins of U.K.

•ST Education and Training, Pte. Ltd. of Singapore

PHILCAMSAT utilizes and continues to enhance state-of-the-art simulators, to provide training experience as close as possible to the actual shipboard environment. It is the first training center in the Philippines to acquire the Kongsberg Norcontrol Polaris Full Mission Ship Bridge Simulator, Engine Room Simulator Plant Propulsion Trainer and the Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator.

2. Company History

The Philippine Center for Advanced Maritime Simulation and Training, Inc. (PHILCAMSAT), formerly the PTCI Training Center, Inc., Was established on May 26, 1992. In 1995 the Company acquired the computer-based “Selection, Evaluating and Testing System” from Videotel to better access the level of technical knowledge of PTC’s recruited officers and staff. Upgrading courses such as Shipboard Safety, GMDS, ARPA, HAZMAT, and Protection and Environment are also offered by the Center. Added to this are Maritime English, Personal safety and social responsibility and Senior Managerial Enhancement courses for the wholistic development of its sea staff.

Recently the Center purchased a Cargo Handling Simulator, Plant Propulsion Simulator and a Full Mission Bridge Simulator from Norcontrol in Norway. At the same time a franchise agreement with SEAGULL AS of Norway was also entered into for the conduct of Simulator Training in Critical Situations. Instructors are duly trained and accredited by SEAGULL AS/ Vestfold College.

PHILCAMSAT is the first training institution in the Philippines to receive three Quality System Certifications in 1999, namely ISO 9001: 1994; DNV rules for Maritime Training Center; and DNV Rules for Maritime Simulation Training Center. It is committed to provide clients with the highest quality of training.

On April of 2002, PHILCAMSAT was recertified according to the new ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Standard System.

3. Vision Statement

Their vision is to be the leading maritime service provider in terms of simulator, assessment, competency development and consultancy.

4. Mission Statement

Their mission is to provide the manning and ship management companies, ship owners and other maritime-related stakeholders effective simulator, assessment and competency-development services in order to have a pool of competent shore-based and shipboard personnel.

They are committed to develop and produce competent, ethical, professional and safety-conscious seafarers and shipboard personnel in order to effectively implement the major conventions,

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