The said public consultation was spearheaded by CDR GODOFREDO G VAGILIDAD JR PCG, Chief of Staff of MEPCOM
and was attended by representatives from the different shipping companies, Malayan Towage Company and PCG accredited MARPOL equipments suppliers.
From the MEPCOM
accession file, we extract information on servicemembers that is observable at accession, including Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score, months spent in DEP, race/ethnicity, age, and waivers.
'As soon as the weather here in Masbate improves, we will send the samples to the Marine Environmental Protection Command (Mepcom
) so they can review them,' he added.