About us German Marine Agencies Inc. - Marine Personnel Recruitment
About us German Marine Agencies Inc. - Marine Personnel Recruitment

About us

German Marine Agencies, Inc. is a duly licensed manning agency accredited with the Department of Migrant Workers on 28 June 1989 and started business operations on 28 August 1989.

German Marine Agencies, Inc. was established, incorporated and set up by Capt. Carlos A. Anacta, a master mariner, under the helm of Captain Klaus S. Boehe, a well known-shipping executive from Germany and a partner of a ship management company in Hong Kong.

In 2019, Ms. Cecile A. Samala assumed the presidency of German Marine Agencies, Inc., with over three decades of experience in the maritime industry, she has continually demonstrated her dedication to the success of German Marine Agencies, Inc. and its mission.

We are ISO 9001:2015 certified and have been successfully audited as one of the first manning agents in the Philippines for full compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006.

We have been providing crewing and ship management services for more than three decades. We are one of the leading crewing agencies in the Philippines with a pool of seafarers capable of manning and operating all kinds of sea-going vessels in international waters.

German Marine Agencies, Inc. has gained a reputation for excellence and reliability among its clients by developing long-term professional relations with shipowners, seafarers, maritime educational institutions and the maritime community in general.

Our seafarers have earned the admiration, respect and trust of shipowners for their engineering knowledge, navigational skills and teamwork.

GERMAN MARINE AGENCIES, INC. is proud to serve clients worldwide. With our dedication and hard work, we have come a long way by keeping the trust of our principals.

Our vision

  • To be the best in reliability, loyalty and human relations in Maritime industry.

Our Mission

  • Be a partner of the shipowner
  • Be a supporter of the seafarer
  • Be direct, honest, efficient and a good provider of services
Services German Marine Agencies Inc. - Marine Personnel Recruitment


What we do

  • German Marine Agencies, Inc. provides crewing services tailored to the specific needs of our clients.
  • Our motivation is the complete satisfaction of our clients as well as our employees and our seafarers.
  • We aim to achieve the best possible cost-efficient operation.
  • Our seafarers are carefully selected to meet the specific requirements of our clients.
  • We provide In-house Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Pre-departure orientation seminar

Crewing Services

Crew Selection

German Marine Agencies, Inc. welcomes new hires. Applicants undergo interviews and a Crew Evaluation System (CES) Test to determine their qualifications.

Once an applicant is qualified, he undergoes medical examinations at GMA’s accredited clinics.

GMA closely coordinates with its principals throughout the selection process.

Crew Training

GMA plays an active role in fostering the growth of its seafarers. Prior to their deployment, seafarers receive essential training and attend seminars to equip them for the challenges they will encounter while aboard the vessels.

Based on performance assessments, seafarers are motivated to continuously enhance their expertise and competencies related to their job roles and duties. The pursuit of qualification upgrades to facilitate career advancement is also strongly promoted.

Crew Retention

  • Good working environment
  • Supportive company and friendly staff
  • Company stability
  • Maintains a pool of ex-crew

Our Affiliations

pama     alma

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