Joel Porto

Capt. Joel Porto is the Head of Magsaysay Shipmanagement, Inc. (MSI). With a decade of experience in ship management, he is responsible for the overall management and leadership to achieve MSI’s goal, vision, and mission that will lead to profitable achievement, operational and people empowerment, and risk management and regulatory compliance. 

Capt. Porto earned his Master’s degree in Ship Management from Lyceum of the Philippines University (Batangas) in 2014. He has been recognized by Seaspan Shipmanagement Ltd. as the First Filipino being promoted as Master in 2014 and Best Master in 2017 and Master Mariner for Fairmont Shipping (HK) Ltd. in 2021. Capt. Porto also headed College of Maritime Education of Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation (MSEUF) as the University Dean from 2018 to 2021. 

With a decade of experience in ship management, Capt. Porto is also the current Founding Chairman of the Board of Harbor Christian Movement Credit Cooperatives.