To assess and further enhance the professional competency of Filipino seafarers in carrying out responsibilities assigned on board ships trading International routes, dealing with national and international regulations and fulfilling the management requirements of charterers.


RINA Academy Philippines, Inc. (formerly Italian Maritime Academy Philippines , Inc.) was created under the auspices of the Association of the Italian Shipowners, CONFITARMA and the Italian classification Society, RINA; to select and qualify personnel with proven skills and competency for the ranks and tasks required of vessels trading worldwide.


RINA ACADEMY PHILIPPINES INC. and all its employees are committed to promote continual improvement of the Quality Management System and its services through performance excellence and satisfaction of the requirements of our customer, interested parties, national and international regulations and other applicable regulatory and statutory requirements.

Services included but not limited to Assessment, Training, Cadetship Training Program, Career Development Program, Competence Management System and Online Assessment and Training.

  • The motivation behind the creation of the RINA Academy Philippines, Inc. was in response to the economic effects of an increase in the worldwide tonnage coupled with a shortage of qualified officers and crew.
  • The Manpower Report of BIMCO in 2005 predicts a demand of 476,000 officers and 586,000 ratings in 2005 alone.
  • Admirably, 42% of this requirement was met by the Asian counties.

Our vision is to be the client’s trusted partner in providing high quality standard and excellent maritime services complying in national and international standards.


Our mission is to enhanced seafarer’s competency by providing valid and reliable assessment methodologies and innovative training in line with the modern and most dynamic shipping industry.