My Ship My World Launches Virtual Pep Talk Series at SMS
01 June 2022
The PTC-CSJ Foundation conducted My Ship My World’s first virtual pep talk/career orientation on May 28 for Grade 7 students of Sisters of Mary Schools (SMS)’ Adlas Boystown Campus in Silang, Cavite.
Mr. Dean Anthony O. Canson, Jr. (“Dac”), Talent Acquisition/Education and Training Officer of Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC), Inc., served as the Guest Speaker. He shared about his experiences as a Global Maritime Professional (GMP) onboard bulk carrier vessels for ten years until he moved to a corporate career at PTC.
The students participated actively during the Q&A portion asking Dac about how he managed his time as a student and GMP, his experiences onboard as a GMP during the pandemic lockdown, and the challenges and rewards of being a GMP, among others.
Three more virtual pep talks are lined up for SMS students on June 4, 11 and 18. Confirmed speakers are PTC’s AVP for Crewing Operations, C/E Ronald Macalintal; PHILCAMSAT’s Culinary and Hospitality Head, Eduardo Pelisigas, Jr.; and Head of PHILCAMSAT and The MAST, Capt. Pol Winston G. Haboc.
My Ship My World aims to educate young students about shipping and inspire them to pursue a maritime career. It is one of several undertakings espoused and supported by IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador Carlos C. Salinas.