Rickmers Holds 13th Officers Conference

Officers and crew members together with Rickmers and Magsaysay representatives​​

Rickmers Maritime Services (RMS) conducted its 13th Officers Conference last July 5-7, 2017 at Robert Hall, Times Plaza Building in Manila.

Themed as "Rickmers Onboard People Excellence", the event brought together Rickmers’s Filipino and Chinese crew members, representatives, and executives to discuss topics on procurement, competence and training, marine technology, QHSE, and processor-in-memory (PIM) system designed for energy efficiency. The conference also included a management report from Rickmers.

The speakers were RMS’ Captain Joel Abutal, Fleet Competence Manager; Rickmers Shipmanagement (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.’s Anurag Mathur, Managing Director; Nelson Sotelo, Fleet Energy Efficiency Manager; Jo-Anna Macabuhay, Senior Crewing Coordinator; Sachin Shrivastava, QHSE Superintendent; and Rui Wang, Procurement Manager; Rickmers Shipmanagement GmbH & Cie. KG’s Craig Bulliment, Senior Vice-President for Crewing; Michael Brandhoff, Managing Director/Senior Vice-President for Procurement; and Jan Newrzella, Project Manager for Maritime Technology; and Rickmers Marine Agency Philippines, Inc.’s Captain Allan Sarmiento, President; Ma. Leilani Espineli, Training Coordinator; and Benjamin Arrieta, GLSM Onboard Trainer.

The forum was attended by 42 officers and crew. The participants were also joined by Magsaysay Maritime Corporation’s President Arnold Javier and Senior Fleet HR Director Marlon Trinidad.

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