About Cenmar

Corporate information

Century Maritime Agencies, Inc. (CENMAR) is a company which was officially
issued a license to operate as a Manning Agency by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on 18 March 1998 and is a duly registered company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) since 1997.

It is engaged in the recruitment of Filipino seafarers for overseas employment and acts in accordance with POEA rules and regulations. The company’s prime service is to supply crew members of any rank for the manning of the customers vessel in accordance with the relevant contracts, customers specific requirements and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

Our Company based in Ermita has been in operation since 1998. It was established with the aim of selecting, recruiting and maintaining qualified, experienced and certified seafarers for manning of vessels of its Principals. We are presently supplying Filipino crew both officers and ratings.
We support the need for a comprehensive and effective Quality Management System to ensure that the services we offer meet the Principals requirement. That management system is detailed in the Company’s Quality Manual since April 2008. Our company is already adapting the applicable provisions of the maritime labor convention (MLC) 2006 CENMAR is also supported by capable staff with many years of experience in the Manning industry.

Operational Excellence

ISO
ISO Certified 9001/2008 – Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI)
We are Bureau Veritas Quality International certified since 2009.

bureau veritas
MLC Compliant as per Bureau Veritas.


In-House Processing of Contract
Since 2003, CENMAR processed contracts in-house. Given as a privilege by POEA due to the volume of seafarers regularly deployed, and as an incentive due to the awards and citations received.


PDOS Accredited Center
Since 2000, CENMAR is an accredited PDOS Training Center.