Who we are

Formally established in 1990, and with a presence in the Philippines since 1968, Lydia Mar Manila has been a trusted manning agency for over fifty years. Our team is composed of expert crewing officers and maritime practitioners who are committed to delivering professional and ethical manning services to crew and clients.

What we do

We recruit and develop Filipino seafarers and facilitate their employment onboard our principals’ vessels. Human resource support for sea-based careers is our specialty. To quickly and efficiently deliver our services, we use technological solutions such as intelligent database management systems and automation.

General Policies

    • Decent, fair, and equal opportunities for every seafarer
    • Backer not needed; hiring is based on talent, knowledge, and skills
    • No illegal placement fees or hidden fees charged to seafarers
    • No marine college restriction
    • Valid US visa preferred but not required

Our Mision

  • Lydia Mar Manila Inc. shall develop competent and responsible maritime professionals through efficient and ethical manning services

Our Vision

  • Lydia Mar Manila Inc. will be identified in the manning industry as a source of professional and accountable maritime workers, both at sea and ashore