Bright Maritime Corporation was launch on April, 1994 with the signing of documents by Capt. Georgios Stefanou, Ms. Desiree P. Tenorio, Capt. Dimitrios Stefanou represented by his wife, Constantina Stefanou, together with other three (3) Filipino stockholders and with a primary objective of recruiting and providing highly qualified, disciplined and healthy Filipino Seafarers to foreign principals.It started with a five-man workforce and a 60 square meter office space located at Sta. Mesa, Manila and with only one vessel to man in 1994 in MMD Building, Sta. Mesa Manila. Upon the receipt of the license on 9 August, 1994, operations immediately commenced and deployed its first batch of crew for the only one accredited vessel then. At the end of the same year a total of five (5) vessels were accredited.