About Us


In 1979, Carlos Salinas founded Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) for Filipinos aspiring for a future in the merchant maritime field. Today, PTC has emerged beyond crew management to offer an integrated value chain of services which include Marine Management, Education and Professional Development, Energy and Logistics, Healthcare, Offshore Processing, Property Development, Microfinance, Family Care Programs, International Professional Placement, and Information and Communication Technologies.   

With all hands on deck, the PTC Group is passionately committed to provide world-class PTC-branded professionals, resources and services that develop communities, help build nations and move the world.

Beyond conquering the seas, PTC encourages continuous self-improvement and promotes enhanced quality of life, one family at a time. Through the PTC-CSJ Foundation, the PTC Group embraces corporate social responsibility by supporting community initiatives and ongoing global philosophies.

Guided by the motto, “Moving Hearts to Action,” PTC-CSJ is present in numerous corporate and community programs focused on quality education, financial literacy, environmental awareness and conservation, and disaster preparedness.

Vision, Mission and Strategic Thrusts


To transform and empower communities through education in order to promote quality of life and a sustainable environment.


Guided by the motto “Moving Hearts to Action,” our mission is to help propel social change and uplift the lives of underprivileged and disadvantaged sectors of Philippine society through education.

Strategic Thrusts

We shall pursue our mission by:

  1. Improving the quality and outcomes of basic education;
  2. Enhancing financial literacy;
  3. Promoting environmental awareness and conservation; and
  4. Engaging in disaster preparedness and response initiatives.




Board of Trustees

    Mr. Aureo S. Abella, Treasurer
    Mr. Gerardo A. Borromeo, Member
    Mrs. Carla S. Limcaoco, Chairman of the Board and President
    Atty. Jesulito A. Manalo, Member
    Mrs. Christina S. Manzano, Member
    Mr. Bienvenido P. Nito, Member
    Mr. Carlos C. Salinas, Member  
    Mrs. Isabelita T. Salinas, Member
    Mrs. Josefina S. Sison, Member
    Atty. Francis Joseph A. Cruz, Corporate Secretary