The meeting held at the Century Park Hotel Manila on 15 September 2004 was attended by seventy-eight (78) Member Companies and graced by the Regional Coordinator of IMO Technical Cooperation in Asia, Atty. Brenda Pimentel, as Guest Speaker. 

Atty. Pimentel gave a talk on various IMO related topics such as: updates on the Philippines’ compliance to the international requirements/standards of IMO; Objectives and programs of IMO; and the relevance of the various IMO conventions and technical assistance to the Philippines as a seafaring supplying country. 

After the discussion with Atty. Pimentel, the election for 2004 to 2005 Board of Directors followed. The election was done through a computer-aided system which made the process easy and swift for the general membership. 

FAME Board of Directors for 2004-2005 

MR. VICENTE F. ALDANESE, JR. MR. MICHAEL J. ESTANIEL MS. JOSEPHINE J. FRANCISCO CAPT. REYNALDO CASAREO CAPT. LOU A. ATIENZA CAPT. VICENTE J. BRILLANTES CAPT. VICTOR S. DEL PRADO COMMO. ADONIS B. DONATO CAPT. TEODORO B. QUIJANO CAPT. ALFONSO R. DEL CASTILLO MR. JAMES E. NICOLL CAPT. AMADOR P. SERVILLON CAPT. ANGEL J. OSEÑA CAPT. HELMUT SALLABA MR. MARLON R. ROÑO CAPT. JOSE M. MANGABAT 

Congratulations to the newly elected FAME Board of Directors!