The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,664 out of 3,224 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 July 7 and 8, 2007. A total of 388 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. Constantino L. Arcellana Jr., Chairman; Capt. Jaime D. Aquino, Capt. Benjamin M. Katipunan Jr., Capt. Mike L. Castro and Capt. Ireneo U. Delos Santos, Members.
The results were released after five (5) working days from the last day of examinations.
Registration for the issuance of Certificate of Registration and Professional Identification Cards for those who are exempted in the practical assessment will start on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 until August 7, 2007.
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 Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 1:00 o' clock in the afternoon at the Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila.
Registration for membership with the Masters and Mates Association of the Philippines, Inc. (MMAP) will start on Tuesday, July 17, 2007.
The successful examinees who are required to take the PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT PHASE are advised to apply at PRC, Marine Deck Officers Division (MDOD) on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 until July 19, 2007. The Practical Assessment will be conducted on Saturday, August 4, 2007.