Cebu now has a Vessel Traffic Management System

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/12/2017

On the night of Aug. 16, 2013, MV St. Thomas Aquinas of 2Go Shipping Lines collided with Sulpicio Express Siete of Philippine Span Asia Carrier Corp (PSACC) at Lauis Ledge in Talisay City. MV St. Thomas Aquinas…

SuperCat launches two brand new fast ferries

08/01/2017

  Zoom to the islands aboard 2Go’s newest additions to its fleet – M/V St. Camael and M/V St. Sariel. M/V St. Camael was officially launched last June 15 at Pier 4 in Cebu. The ribbon-cutting ceremony…

2GO’s Supercat adds another fast ferry

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/09/2017

SHIPPING and logistics company 2GO has expanded its fleet of fast ferries as it banks on the growing tourism industry in Central Visayas. M/V St. Sariel, a 300-seater passenger fast ferry is the newest addition to the…

Fact-finding inquiry into sea collision done

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/04/2017

  THE Cebu Station of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has already completed its fact-finding inquiry into the collision between two vessels last February 18 in Mactan Channel. Station commander Dionlett Ampil told Cebu Daily News that they…

Coast Guard starts probe on Saturday’s collision

Nestle L. Semilla 02/22/2017

THE Philippine Coast Guard-Cebu station said it will start the marine casualty investigation on last Saturday evening’s collision along Mactan Channel that injured 49 persons. PCG-Cebu Station commander Dionlett Ampil said they already finished consolidating the documents…

PCG asks ship skippers in Mactan Channel mishap to submit marine protest in 24 hours

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2017

The skippers of the two shipping companies involved in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel have been directed by the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station (PCG Cebu) to submit their respective marine protest within 24 hours. Commander…

Lonely graves at Carreta

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/02/2016

THREE years after the collision of 2GO’s MV St. Thomas Aquinas and cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete claimed the lives of more than a hundred passengers and crew, 42 unidentified victims left unclaimed by family members still…

Karen strands over a thousand in Cebu ports

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/15/2016

OVER a thousand passengers were left stranded in Cebu City ports after four inter-island vessels suspended their trips due to the bad weather spawned by typhoon Karen. As of last count, 1,102 passengers were stranded at the…

Coast Guard deputy chief orders probe on Romblon collision

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/13/2016

Rear Admiral William Melad, deputy commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), said he directed the PCG station in Romblon to investigate the collision between a fishing boat and a shipping vessel in the water off the…

Five passengers still confined at hospital day after ship accident

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/11/2015

Five out of 21 injured passengers and crew of the MV St. Sealthiel are still confined at the Cebu Doctors Hospital. Lito Salvio, asst. vice president of 2GO said they will cover all medical expenses for the…

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