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CrewConnect Global Conference & Exhibition
November 2022
Manila, Philippines



The Filipino Association for Mariners’ Employment, Inc. (FAME) was established on March 19, 1974. It is the largest ship manning association in the Philippines and its members deploy about 75% of the total number of Filipino seafarers to ships of foreign ship owners. FAME is composed of 118 member-manning companies and six (6) associate members. The Association represents about 30% of the 393 licensed manning agencies accredited by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).  

The Association is committed to ensure high management standards and business ethics. The membership provides competent, qualified and competitive seafarers to the world’s shipping industry, wherein there is a paramount need for consistency, in meeting international maritime standards, to ensure safe, efficient and environmentally sound vessel operations, thereby, attaining quality and excellence in the ship manning business.