Brief History of the company:

In 1998, Top Ever Marine Management Philippine Corporation was established as a certified manning agency after reinforcing the professional chemistry of PHIL-JAPAN component. Japan side, is represented by Temm Maritime, Co., Ltd - a management company based in Japan who have successfully managed several ships earning its prestige to ship-owners as reliable ship managers.

The company's sister company, Top Ever Shipmanagement Corporation was established in 2004 - starting before as domestic tanker management but now have evolved into a international ship management company.

By 2007, both companies have transferred from their residence in BF Condominum, Intramuros to the heartland of old Makati which is situated south of Makati in the busy streets of Bangkal, Makati. In this compound structure housed the current base of operation of Top Ever and after surpassing 10 years of operation have remain steadfast in its commitment in providing competent and professional seafarers to their ship managers and ship owners.

Company Quality Policy

Top Ever Marine Management Philippine Corporation as a certified marine manning agency is highly committed in providing qualified and professional seafarers for domestic and overseas ship with the highest degree of satisfaction to ship managerd and ship owners thru:

  • Establishment of an adaptive manning process that shall exceed the global service requirements;
  • Continual improvement on the effectiveness and efficiency of both sea and shore staff by upgrading their knowledge and skills thru a comprehensive training program;
  • A constant and objective review of the company quality system for its progressive development.


To timely provide qualified, competent and well-motivated seafarer to our valued principal to their fullest satisfaction on ship safety and commercial gain.


To be recognized as a trusted commercial provider of professional, competent and good moral Filipino Seafarers in the global marine industry.

Top Ever Core Values

The Top Ever "Core" Values are a set of Filipino Values that we believe a Top Ever Staff / Crew should possess for the following objective:

  • Progressive and safe fleet operation
  • Sustained and dignified employment
  • Towards a rewarding seafaring career

a. Hardwork - refers to simple sipag at tiyaga, not afraid to face challenges and difficulties at work, being reliable, showing efficiency and effectiveness on their duties and responsibilities.

b. Integrity - displaying correct judgment to oneself and other people, being benevolent, being honest, compassionate, respectful as situation arise, displays delicadez and palabra de honor at work, displaying loyalty and values to family and career.

c. Innovation - being open to new ideas, knowledge and information that shall be a strength in carrying out one's tasks, have the initiative to increase his work proficiency and competency.

d. Balance - aims to have a sound mind and body, practices good hygiene and eats properly, taking eveything in moderation (i.e. drinking alcohol, etc), handles work pressure and body fatigue well.

e. Bayanihan - shows the essence of being a Filipino, helpful, cooperative, shows tolerance, humble and proud to be a Filipino.

Capt Oscar D. Orbeta
Chairman of the Board and President

A retired Navy Captain, Licensed Merchant Marine Officer and a graduate of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (Class 70). Capt Orbeta is clothed with specialty in maritime operation and ship safety acquired during his service in the Philippine Coast Guard. Commercially, he also served as officer onboard international trading vessels and was involved as Training Officer of Cargo Safeway Inc. and as Operations Manager for Safeway Maritime Bulkers, Inc. (Overseas Manning & Domestic Tanker Operation). At present, he is also the President of Top Ever Shipmanagement Corporation, a ship management company that can provide management service to both local and international ship owners.
Years in Shipping: 15

Engr Nestor G. Alilin
Chief, Manning Operations

With an extensive experience both in European and Japanese Principal, Engr Alilin, a graduate of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (Class 1990) with a Bachelor Degree in Marine Engineering, presently serves as the Chief, Manning Operations for the company. Upon graduation from the prestigious academy, he went onboard as a Marine Engineer and in interval was able to provide further service to his company as a Crewing Personnel. He previously worked with companies like Blue Manila and Senator Crewing, Inc. serving as a Technical Superintendent, Assistant DPA, Port Engineer, among others. He shares his years of expertise and experience both as a Marine Engineer and a Crewing Personnel in providing professional and competent seafarers for the company’s principals.
Years in Shipping: 20