Board of Marine Deck Officers

Board Composition

Qualification of Board Members

The Chairman and members of the Board shall, at the time of the appointment, possess the following qualifications:

  1. He must be a citizen and resident of the Philippines;
  2. He must be of proven integrity and with high moral values as evidenced by his past professional conduct;
  3. He must be a duly registered Marine Deck/Engineer Officer under this Act, with a valid certificate of registration and valid certificate of competency;
  4. He must be a member in good standing of the integrated and accredited association of Marine Deck/ Engineer Officers;
  5. He must not have any pecuniary interest, directly or indirectly, in any school, academy, college, university or institution conferring an academic degree necessary for admission to the practice of merchant marine profession; or where review classes in preparation for the licensure examination are being offered or conducted, nor shall he be a member of the faculty or of the administration thereof at the time of his appointment to the Board;
  6. For the Board of Marine Deck/Engineer Officers, he must have navigated as master for at least two (2) years on board seagoing vessel and with an aggregate total of at least seven (7) years practice as Merchant Marine Officer;
  7. His last shipboard experience should not be less than one (1) year within a ten (10)-year period prior to appointment date; and
  8. He must not have been convicted by any competent court of an offense involving moral turpitude.


Members of the Board

Chairman

JAIME D. AQUINO
Chairman


Member

IRENEO U. DELOS SANTOS
Member


Member

ROMEO C. ABUYUAN
Member


Member

MARSOLITO A. CRUZ
Member




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