PRC Announces New Marine Engineers

MANILA, Philippines --- The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 26 out of 43 passed the Chief Marine Engineer Officers licensure examination, 194 out of 332 passed the Second Marine Engineer Officers licensure examination, and 318 out of 499 passed the officer-in-charge of an Engineering Watch licensure examination given by the Board for Marine Engineer Officers in Manila and Iloilo this February 2013.

The top 10 who passed the examination (written phase) are: 1. Junrey Bantecil Sontosidad, Maritime Academy of Asia & The Pacific, 91.00; 2. Angel Flores Salado II, University of Cebu, 89.25; 3. Bernie Calica Delizo, Northern Phils. Coll. For Maritime & Technological Studies, 87.50; 4. Joeman Reyes Verar, Technological Institute of the Philippines-Quezon City, 87.25; 5. Jay Payuyo Salvador, Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, 86.75l; 6. Rodrigo Quirante Alone, University of Cebu, 86.50; Arnold Dilidili Anduque, Philippine Maritime Institute-Quezon City, 86.50; Jose Patricio Anore Niere, University of Cebu, 86.50; 7. Herbert Maranan Boongaling, Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, 85.75; 8. Algie Coquilla Gadingan, Zamboanga State College Of Marine Sciences & Technology, 85.50; 9. Rufino Castrence Cacho, Pangasinan Merchant Marine Academy, 85.25; and 10. Fedelino Tayamen Bulosan Jr, Northwestern University, 85.00; Warren Legaspi Cerro, Palompon Institute of Technology-Palompon, 85.00; Denievee Callueng Dela Cruz, University of Cagayan Valley (For. Cagayan Coll Of Tug.), 85.00; Santiago Villarta Maranga, Cebu Institute of Technology, 85.00; and Rommel Jasa Peneyra, University of Cagayan Valley (For. Cagayan Coll Of Tug.), 85.00

The members of the Board for Marine Engineer Officers are Engr. Miguel O. Marasigan, officer-in-charge; Engr. Victoriano A. Alojado, Engr. Ferdinand R. Pascua and Engr. Eldefonso G. Uba, members.

Registration for the issuance of Certificates of Registration and Professional Identification Cards will be from February 25, 2013 to March 8, 2013.

In addition, 418 applicants were approved for upgrading as Chief Marine Engineer Officers as per Board Res. No. 119 dated September 25, 2012, Board Res. No. 125 dated October 11, 2012, Board Res. No. 132 dated October 24, 2012, Board Res. No. 138 dated November 9, 2012, Board Res. No. 148 dated November 23, 2012, Board Res. No. 154 dated November 29, 2012, Board Res. Nos. 163 and 165 dated December 28, 2012, Series of 2012; Board Res. No. 04 dated January 14, 2013, Board Res. No. 13 dated January 25, 2013 and Board Res. No. 21 dated February 4, 2013, Series of 2013.

The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examinations will be announced later.