Asahi Tanker Holds Annual Company Forum and Family Day

Officers and crew members with the Asahi Tanker and Magsaysay team and guest speakers​

Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., in cooperation with Magsaysay Maritime Corporation (MMC), conducted its Annual Company Forum from July 14 to 15, 2016 at Robert Hall, Times Plaza Building, Ermita, Manila. 

The two-day event included comprehensive seminars, trainings and activities focusing on the forum’s theme, “Safety is Responsibility: Sticking on Basics and Avoiding Shortcuts.” The speakers from Asahi Tanker were Hideo Takenaka, General Manager (Ship Management Division); Takaaki Sowa, Team Leader (Business Team); Captain J.S. Kim, Marine Superintendent; Takashi Nishino, Technical Superintendent; Captain Danilo A. Olaivar; and Chief Engineer Arnelle Andres. Other speakers and facilitators included Nakakita Seisakusho Co., Ltd.’s Deputy General Manager, Hiroyuki Tagashira; Technical Personnel, Kenji Mukai, and Magsaysay Training Center’s Captain Henry Dealino who discussed the topics Hydraulic Valves and Remote Control System Operation and Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis, respectively. 

As a way of showing its appreciation for the invaluable contribution and dedication of its Filipino crew, Asahi Tanker also held a Family Day on July 19 at Citystate Tower Hotel, Ermita, Manila. 10 officers and crew members and 12 Maritime Industry Authority board passers were honored during the program. Hideo Takenaka and Takaaki Sowa of Asahi Tanker joined the celebration together with Arnold Javier, President of MMC; Alexander Querol, President of Magsaysay Learning Resources, Inc.; Chief Engineer Angelito Mamawag, Fleet HR Director of MMC; and Arnold Consignado, Marine Superintendent of Asahi Tanker Tokyo. 

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