The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,686 out of 3,299 examinees passed the written phase of the Marine Deck Officers Licensure Examination for the various ranks given by the Board for Marine Deck Officers in Manila on February 23 and 24, 2008. A total of 6 examinees in the July 2002 Practical Phase now completed the written and practical examinations. And a total of 422 examinees are exempted from taking the practical examinations as they opted to submit a Certificate of Training and Certificate of Assessment in the Ship Simulator and Bridge Teamwork (SSBT).
The members of the Board for Marine Deck Officers who gave the licensure examinations are Capt. Jaime D. Aquino, Vice-Chairman; Capt. Benjamin M. Katipunan Jr., Capt., Mike L. Castro and Capt. Ireneo U. Delos Santos, Members.
Registration for the issuance of Certificate of Registration and Professional Identification Cards for those who are exempted in the practical assessment will start on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 until March 28, 2008.
Successful examinees who passed and opted to submit a Certificate of Training and Certificate of Assessment in the Ship Simulator and Bridge Teamwork (SSBT) will take their oath before the Board on Friday, April 11, 2008 at 1:00 o' clock in the afternoon at the Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila.