The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,356 out of 3,186 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 November 10 and 11, 2007. A total of 379 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 Monday, November 19, 2007 until December 28, 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, January 15, 2008 at 1:00 oâ€™ clock in the afternoon at the Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila.