NYK-Fil Ship Management Receives Philippine Quality Award
March 17, 2006
Josephine J. Francisco, president of NYK-Fil; Mr. Raul C. Hernandez,
chairman of the PQA Board of Judges; and Mr. Felimon T. Berba, Jr.,
vice-chairman of the PQA Board of Judges
NYK-Fil Ship Management, Inc. (NYK-Fil), an affiliate of Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), has been presented with the Philippine Quality Award for the company's "mastery in quality management."
The award, the Philippine government's highest recognition for exemplary organizational performance, is presented to companies and public organizations that not only achieve excellence in performance through effective operations but also contribute to the stimulation of the Philippine economy.
NYK-Fil is engaged in the recruitment, education, training, deployment, and management of highly skilled and competent Filipino seafarers for the NYK Group. The company was founded in 1989 and sent approximately 4500 crew members to the NYK Group in fiscal 2004.
- Established in 1997 with the aim of stimulating the Philippine economy by improving product efficiency for companies and public organizations. The first award was presented in 1998.
- Companies and organizations are recognized for "mastery in quality management," "proficiency in quality management," and "commitment to quality management." To date, the following three companies have been recognized for their "mastery in quality management":
Year 2001 1. Intel Philippines Mfg., Inc.
2. Integrated Microelectronics, Inc.
Year 2003 3. Panasonic Mobile Communications Corporation of the Philippines
NYK-Fil, a joint venture between NYK and the Transnational Diversified Group, has consistently provided excellent, reliable manning services to the NYK Group, while upholding the welfare of seafarers and their families. NYK-Fil's basic strength lies in its flexibility to continually improve its systems and procedures in response to the challenges of a very dynamic maritime environment. In slightly over 15 years, the company has carved out a respectable position as one of the most prestigious manning companies in the Philippines.---Transnational Diversified Group---
The Transnational Diversified Group (TDG) was established in 1976 by Mr. J. Roberto C. Delgado, the current chairman and CEO, and at present consists of more than 30 companies. Initially, the group was mainly involved in business fields such as ship management and the recruiting and training of seafarers. However, recently the group has been expanding business operations by establishing agencies for air transportation, logistics, and American Express. The number of group employees exceeds 11,000 office employees and crew members. The group has been engaged in business with NYK since TDG's establishment in 1976.